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Chijmes Tours

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Chijmes
Formerly a convent school, this century-old catholic monument now serves as a commercialized hub that combines history with modern amenities such as shops, fine-dining restaurants, and an entertainment center.

The Basics
The modern complex hosts a plethora of celebrations and events such as private cocktail parties and lunches, as well as musical and theatrical performances. To match Singapore’s diverse history and peoples, the restaurants inside offer cuisines that range from French and Italian to Cantonese and Malay. While not a well-known attraction, Chijmes often features on tours of Singapore’s Colonial District, as well as well as tours of filming locations from Crazy Rich Asians.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Chijmes is a popular dining and nightlife hotspot, as well as a quiet oasis by day.
  • The complex is wheelchair- and stroller-accessible.
  • Most businesses within Chijmes accept major credit cards.

How to Get There
Chijmes is on Victoria Street near the Raffles Hotel. Several public buses stop nearby, or you could take the MRT to City Hall, Bras Basah, or Esplanade Stations, from all of which Chijmes than 10 minutes).

When to Get There
Though the complex is open 24 hours a day, each business maintains its own operating hours. The complex tends to be liveliest at night, when many of the bars and restaurants host live entertainment.

Discovering the Architecture of Chijmes
The convent-turned-entertainment complex is notable for being a self-contained city block, and its buildings represent a variety of architectural styles. Chijmes Hall, the main building, is a Gothic Revival chapel complete with frescoes and stained glass panels. 
Address: 30 Victoria Street, 187996, Singapore
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Private Crazy Rich Asians: Singapore Icons & Filming Locations Car Tour

Private Crazy Rich Asians: Singapore Icons & Filming Locations Car Tour

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If you enjoyed the Crazy Rich Asians book and movie then look no further than this private tour of Singapore, which reveals the glamorous locations used in the hit Hollywood film. While you receive the undivided attention of a private guide, you’ll relive your favorite on-screen moments and visit parts of Singapore that you may have missed if exploring on your own.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.40
Price varies by group size
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$168.40
Price varies by group size
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Private Full Day Singapore Highlights Tour with Private Vehicle,Lunch and Dinner

Private Full Day Singapore Highlights Tour with Private Vehicle,Lunch and Dinner

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Save precious time in Singapore on this private door-to-door guided day tour complete with vehicle that brings you to the heart of the Lion City. Cruise the Singapore River on a traditional bumboat and explore Kampong Glam, Little India, and Chinatown, with an optional stop at Gardens by the Bay. Enjoy lunch at a 19th-century convent and dinner at a hawker market.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$369.71
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$369.71
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Singapore: Stories and histories beneath the surface walking audio tour

Singapore: Stories and histories beneath the surface walking audio tour

On this self-guided GPS walking tour, modern buildings shine alongside heritage sites as new and old Singapore come together. We'll cover lots of ground, venturing where the younger generations eat, play and study. Beyond the monuments in front of your eyes are histories hidden in plain sight. You’ll dive into the lives of former communities, but also learn about the unique cultural context of Singapore today. Together, we're going to uncover the incredible stories simmering beneath the surface of this island-city. This is a one-of-a-kind tour for the curious traveller, especially because we're exploring areas in which tourists don't usually find themselves. Prepare for ghosts, naked buttocks, and convent schools to reveal themselves to you. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
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  • 1 hour
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$5.20
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A Colonial District Walk - The Time of an Empire

A Colonial District Walk - The Time of an Empire

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Discover Singapore as it was from the early 19th century until 1965 on this sightseeing tour around the relics and monuments of the country’s colonial past. Learn from your guide about the period of British rule over Singapore and see the buildings it left behind, from St. Andrew’s Cathedral to the Raffles Hotel, birthplace of the ‘Singapore Sling’ cocktail. Ask any questions you have: on this small-group tour, there’s no need to worry about whether you’ll be heard over the crowd.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.74
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Private Tour - Nightlife in Singapore

Private Tour - Nightlife in Singapore

n this tour, you will be brought to different nightlife spots in Singapore which are rich in history but have been re-purposed and transformed into party spots after dusk. Start off at the eclectic Haji Lane located in the Kampong Glam area. Next, you will be brought to Parkview Square to visit Atlas Bar, which features about 1,000 varieties of gin and is listed as one of the World’s 50 Best Bars. Head off to Chijmes, a former Catholic Convent that was established in 1852, Boat Quay and Clarke Quay precincts which are located along the famous Singapore River, to explore different types of nightspots. Drinks not included in this tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.35
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$125.35
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Private Tour - Singapore Crazy Rich Asians Trail

Private Tour - Singapore Crazy Rich Asians Trail

Crazy Rich Asian was a 2018 Hollywood movie that had was largely filmed in Singapore. On this tour, get to relive the movie as you visit the key locations that were featured in including Raffles Hotel, Chijmes and Ann Siang Street, and learn a little more about the history of each location. Next, you will be brought to visit unique residential areas where the wealthy reside in Singapore, one that boasts waterfront living with an exclusive marina club (Sentosa Cove) OR reclusive mansions that is located just a stone’s throw away from Orchard Road. (Cluny Park / Hamilton Scotts).
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.35
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$125.35
Price varies by group size
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Singapore Live Video Bike Tour

Singapore Live Video Bike Tour

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Even if you can’t make it to Singapore, don’t let that hold you back from a fun-filled adventure. This 1 hour 15 min Singapore Live Video Bike Tour is tailor for those looking to explore the city on your comfortable sofa. Unlike virtual tours, Your locally-born tour guide will be Cycling around town with a Live Video Camera. Taking you to historical sites and different ethics quarters. All while sharing with you about the city’s histories and how it became the most racial harmonious country in the world. This online experience allows you to ask your tour guide questions along the way. It a fun, interactive way to spend your time at home. And it is easy to access by using Zoom Meeting application.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.19
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