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Chinatown's & Her Stories

Chinatown's & Her Stories

2hrs Walking Tour in Chinatown (Coffee Break on your own) This is a special location for all the Chinese when they first arrive on this Island.. Why did the Chinese made all the way to this Island dispite all the danger of the seas? Having to work and live their life here in Chinatown, the coolies faces alot of temptation and social evil..many of the streets in Chinatown share the stories of their struggles. Pagoda street, Mosque Street, Temple Street...is streets where Chinese, Indians and Muslim stays together..how did they come and make this work? Finally the street of Death in Chinatown, how did all the co-exist during those days? The Japanese has spies inside Chinatown and how did the information leak? Come and Join me to find out our early Chinatown and it's stories.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.11
From
$27.11

Breezing Singapore Bike Tour

Breezing Singapore Bike Tour

This 4 hours tour by experienced, passionate and licensed guide will provide a comprehensive understanding to Singapore, history, culture, architecture, arts, religions, food, natural view, shopping malls, sports, iconic buildings. You will be definitely amazed by the tour.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

The Essential Private Singapore Bike Tour with a Local

The Essential Private Singapore Bike Tour with a Local

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Explore Singapore on a two-wheeled adventure while a local shows you the highlights and hidden gems of the city. Soak up the sounds and smells of Singapore as you bike from Empress Place to the Marina Bay Sands. Your cycle-loving host will be by your side at all times, so follow their lead for an easy-going ride. You’ll be surprised by how much you can take in when you explore by bike. Cycle through a historical part of Singapore and learn about its colonial past as well as its reputation as the hub of the second silk route. Then swing by one of the oldest parks in Singapore to see some tropical flora and fauna, as well as selected monuments and memorials. Discover the local food scene at Beach Road food center and experience why Singapore is known as a food paradise. Gaze around in wonder at your stunning surroundings as your host gives you all the local insights. Whether you are into its historic architecture or multicultural neighborhoods, there is a local to suit you.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.72
Price varies by group size
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$144.72
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

See 30+ Top Singapore Sights Private Tour!

See 30+ Top Singapore Sights Private Tour!

30+ Singapore Sights in one tour! Private Guided Tour! We will guide you on an exploration of Singapore’s major landmarks. This will give you a good idea of the history, culture & legends of one of the world best-loved cities Start in the Financial District and then walk to Singapore's famous Chinatown. See Colonial houses, Chinese & Hindu temples Next is Little India. Vibrant, colourful, amazing food. This area is next to Arab street where there are fantastic sights to see City Hall area. Sights we see here include : Raffles Hotel, St Andrews Cathedral, The Singapore Cricket Club, The Padang & other Civic Buildings. Heading to the Marina Bay : we will take amazing photos of the world famous Marina Bay Sands hotel, see the Merlion, the Fullerton Bay Hotel & the spectacular skyline Our last stop is Lau Pau Sat. Arguably the best Hawker Food Market in Singapore. Very historic & set amongst the skyscrapers of Singapore
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  • 5 hours
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$205.10
per group
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$205.10
per group

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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$5.20

The Civic District: Hear stories about Singapore's past on an audio tour

The Civic District: Hear stories about Singapore's past on an audio tour

What do a 'lion-fish,' World War Two and Chinese immigrants have in common? For starters, all three are featured in my Civic District self-guided audio tour. And, all of the above play a role in Singapore's modern history. If you wish to hear stories about Singapore's past come alive, like the mythical Sea Lion and its links to the Lion City then this is the trail for you. The walk takes you through parts of Singapore's colonial heritage – including visiting some historical personalities - and ends at a point where modern and colonial Singapore intersect seamlessly.
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  • 20 to 30 minutes
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$5.00
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$5.00

Singapore Chinatown - Heritage and Cultural Temples (Private Tour)

Singapore Chinatown - Heritage and Cultural Temples (Private Tour)

Have you ever visited somewhere and felt that you could have learned more about these places? Well… we do! . Our tours are curated and conducted by tourism professionals with the intention to fully bring out the flavour and deep experience that each sight can offer. We do not attempt to stuff into so many sights and locations that each tour ends up being a touch and go experience. . If you like a fun-filled informative trip with discussions and elaboration, join us on our trips to these unique destinations. . This 3-hour private walking tour takes you to some of the most historically important and visually stunning sights in the historic district of Chinatown. . We will be visiting: Telok Ayer Street, Thian Hock Keng, Ann Siang Hill, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum
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  • 3 hours
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$80.37
Price varies by group size
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$80.37
Price varies by group size

Withlocals City Kickstart: Singapore - Private 90 minutes Tour

Withlocals City Kickstart: Singapore - Private 90 minutes Tour

Start your Singapore visit in the best way possible, go around the city with a local host during this private kickstart tour! Take a walk through Hong Lim Park, also known as Speakers Corne. This park is not just a natural gem, but it's also a local hotspot where Singaporeans can freely demonstrate, protest and hold exhibitions. Visit a shop with Chinese delicacies, best known for offering Birds Nest, Dried Seafood and Chinese Herbs. For incredible views, follow your local host to OCBC Centre. Take a walk through the Boat Quay and discover why this vibrant area is so important. Discover more about the local culture with a visit to the Moulana Mohd Ali Mosque. Be amazed by how this quiet complex transforms into a sea of worshippers clad in long-sleeved shirts and business ties. Check out the Arts House, formerly known as Singapore's Parliament. Go to the South Bridge Road and explore the center of Chinatown and its many historical and important buildings, like the Sri Mariamman Temple.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.59
Price varies by group size
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$38.59
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Singapore City Hotels To Kuala Lumpur City Hotels En-route Malacca Heritage Tour

Singapore City Hotels To Kuala Lumpur City Hotels En-route Malacca Heritage Tour

PICK-UP FROM SINGAPORE CITY HOTELS BY AN AIR-CONDITIONED VEHICLE WITH ENGLISH SPEAKING PROFESSIONAL DRIVER AND EN-ROUTE MALACCA CITY (ALSO SPELLED MELAKA) IS THE CAPITAL OF THE COASTAL STATE OF MELAKA CITY TOUR DROP-OFF AT KUALA LUMPUR CITY HOTELS. MALACCA CITY (ALSO SPELLED MELAKA) IS THE CAPITAL OF THE COASTAL STATE OF MALACCA, IN SOUTHWESTERN MALAYSIA. AT ITS CENTER, JONKER STREET, CHINATOWN’S MAIN THOROUGHFARE, IS KNOWN FOR ANTIQUE SHOPS AND ITS NIGHT MARKET. NEARBY, THE 17TH-CENTURY CHINESE CHENG HOON TENG TEMPLE HAS ORNATE DECORATIONS AND MULTIPLE PRAYER HALLS. A GREEN, 3-TIERED ROOF TOPS THE 18TH-CENTURY, JAVANESE-INFLUENCED KAMPUNG KLING MOSQUE.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$215.67
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$215.67
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Gems of Little India & Local Tastings Private Tour

Gems of Little India & Local Tastings Private Tour

Explore the century-old temples, art establishments and bustling streets of Little India: A complete treat for your senses! See the bustling local market selling fresh fruits, spices and meats. Sample some local Indian tastings to experience the rich Indian community in Singapore. This tour takes you through bustling narrow streets filled to the brim with spices, garlands and so much more - this is one place where your camera will be put to good use! You will start your tour at the Race course road, where you will learn how Europeans preferred living in this area as well. You will then see the last remaining Chinese villa in this neighbourhood. You along with your host will explore Art Murals, also part of the famous Artwork little India. No tour to Little India is complete without a visit to the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore. This tour can be organised in Mandarin Chinese language.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.23
Price varies by group size
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$84.23
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Historical Night Tour with Cruise

Historical Night Tour with Cruise

Join us on a journey through Singapore from past to present. Explore the historic Civic District before cruising down the river on a bumboat through to present day. Enjoy dinner in a Hawker Centre and a Singapore Sling in a hidden rooftop bar. We will undertake an in-depth exploration of Singapore’s history and development. We will start our journey in the Civic District with the founding of Modern Singapore by Sir Stamford Raffles. We will take a ride on a bumboat down the Singapore River to Marina Bay where we will learn about the mega construction project behind it. We will then take a short bus ride to a residential district called Tanjong Pagar where we will be accessing the roof of an award winning residential building from where we will get the most amazing birds eye view of downtown Singapore. The fourth stop of our night tour is Maxwell Hawker Centre in Chinatown where we will enjoy Singapore’s most iconic dish; Chicken Rice and end with a Singapore sling
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.37
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$114.37

Private Tour: Walk Down Memory Lane @ Tiong Bahru

Private Tour: Walk Down Memory Lane @ Tiong Bahru

This tour combines a number of highlights which are not regularly seen on the tourist trail. Beginning at The Pinnacles @ Duxton public housing project you will take up a mesmerising vantage point from the 50th storey sky bridge giving you an excellent panorama of Singapore’s forever changing skyline. After visiting the new, the tour will continue to the old, Tiong Bahru, one of Singapore’s oldest public housing estate built in the 1920s. The tour will also include visits to the 90 year old Qi Ting Gong Temple, the Tiong Bahru Market (the first market in a housing estate and still home to many fantastic food hawkers), Galicier Pastry (a family run bakery with a history spanning four generations, using only the freshest ingredients to create their traditional nyonya kuehs and retro cakes), and will end at the Nostalgia Hotel which was inspired by Singapore’s colonial years. This neighbourhood is rarely explored and conveys an old-world charm with a dash of modernism.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.66
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$179.66
Price varies by group size

Private Tour: Singapore’s Colonial Districts with a Local

Private Tour: Singapore’s Colonial Districts with a Local

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Get to know Singapore’s colonial past on this tour of the city’s historic neighborhoods. With a local history-lover at your side, you’ll hear all the historical insights as you explore the city’s beautiful buildings. From a cathedral that dates back to the 1800s to an old convent that is now a hotspot for Singapore’s stylish residents, there is plenty to explore. Start your historical experience at St Andrew’s Cathedral. Admire the beautiful architecture as your local host tells you about the time when Singapore was a British colony. Plus find out why this cathedral is named after the patron saint of Scotland. Follow your host to a street filled with architectural gems. Take in the colonial-style buildings and then swing by the former home of Singapore’s first architect. Want to see Singapore’s colonial districts from above? Your local host knows just the spot to enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of these historic neighborhoods! This tour can be organised in Mandarin Chinese.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.39
Price varies by group size
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$78.39
Price varies by group size
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Singapore's Chinatown Walking Tour at Dusk

Singapore's Chinatown Walking Tour at Dusk

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This guided walking tour takes you to bustling Chinatown just as the markets are setting up for the evening trade. With groups restricted to six participants, you’ll get personalized attention from your guide, the chance to ask questions, and little chance of not being able to hear what they say. You’ll get to try some favorite local snacks from hawker stalls in one of Singapore’s oldest and most authentic areas.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.95
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$61.95

Kickstart Your Trip To Singapore With A Local: Private & Personalized

Kickstart Your Trip To Singapore With A Local: Private & Personalized

You'll spend half a day with our local Singapore host to catch some of the city’s highlights and to experience what life here is all about. Explore quirky neighborhoods like Little India or Tiong Bahru or delve into the city's street food culture, snacking on some ridiculously yummy spring rolls at a hawker’s center. Feel like Gardens by the Bay at the beginning of your experience and a quick dash to the inner city later? No problem. Adventure awaits and we will help you discover it. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.01
Price varies by group size
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$79.01
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

See 20+ Top Singapore Sights. Fun Local Guide!

See 20+ Top Singapore Sights. Fun Local Guide!

See 20+ Top Singapore Sights! Fun local guide!! We will guide you on an exploration of Singapore’s major landmarks. This will give you a good idea of the history, culture & legends of one of the world best-loved cities Starting in the Financial District we walk to Singapore's famous Chinatown. Famous for its temples, shopping & colonial houses. We see Chinese & Hindu temples Chinatown has not changed that much in 50 years. The old shop houses and families are still there. Old meets new in this neighbourhood We head to Little India. Vibrant, colourful & amazing food. This area is next to Arab street where there are fantastic sights to see. Street art & Street food : both are incredible We will see an authentic food court that caters for curry lovers ! Plus see temples galore. A very frantic and buzzing part of Singapore This experience enables you to see the best of Singapore (20+ Sights) all with a Fun Local Guide!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.33
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$26.33

Private Feng Shui Tour with Local Expert in Singapore

Private Feng Shui Tour with Local Expert in Singapore

Explore Singapore from a Feng Shui perspective on this private tour. Learn about the philosophy's beliefs from an in-the-know guide through visits to a Hakka cemetery, a monastery, Marina Bay Sands, and Orchard Road. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$279.76
Price varies by group size
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$279.76
Price varies by group size
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Singapore Private Tour with Local

Singapore Private Tour with Local

Save time and energy compared to public transport as you travel in air-conditioned comfort on this comprehensive door-to-door tour. Stroll the Singapore River; explore the Singapore Botanic Gardens; soak up the atmosphere in Chinatown, Little India, and Kampong Glam; then finish with some shopping at the luxurious Marina Bay Sands complex. Tour includes door-to-door round-trip private transport and guiding but excludes entrance fees.
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  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$532.40
per group
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$532.40
per group

Writing On The Wall -- Singapore's Culture Through Street Art

Writing On The Wall -- Singapore's Culture Through Street Art

Tired of traipsing through the main thoroughfares with hordes of other tourists? Why not wander through back lanes instead, and hear stories of the people who make up the community?
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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$65.83
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$65.83

From Singapore : Day Trip to Kuala Lumpur & Malacca with Personal Chauffeur

From Singapore : Day Trip to Kuala Lumpur & Malacca with Personal Chauffeur

Day trip from Singapore visit Kuala Lumpur and Malacca on this private tour. Take a gander at the Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves, and various highlights of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's high-octane capital and experience the pioneer time frame charms of UNESCO-recorded Malacca as your driver guide manage reveals knowledge into its history.
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  • 18 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$570.00
Price varies by group size
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$570.00
Price varies by group size

Singapore Changi Jewel Highlights Walking Tour

Singapore Changi Jewel Highlights Walking Tour

The latest crown Jewel of Singapore. The integration of nature with engineering marvels housed under a striking glass and steel dome with a waterfall cascading through the centre of its roof has already created many global headlines since its opening. Set foot in the lush green sanctuary that is the Shiseido Forest Valley. Accessible from every level, the tranquil retreat is a fitting representation of Singapore as a Garden City. The forest valley is also the best place to stare in awe of the HSBC Rain Vortex, the largest indoor waterfall in the world – and the crown jewel of Jewel Changi Airport. Learn about the painstaking process that led to the creation of this engineering marvel. A key feature will be a 14,000 sq m Canopy Park sitting on the top floor of the dome-shaped structure. From mazes to bouncing nets, spend time walking along the creative garden trails, glide down giant slides or hide in bowls of gentle mist.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.32
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$60.32
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See 30+ Top Singapore Sights. Fun Local Guide!

See 30+ Top Singapore Sights. Fun Local Guide!

30+ Singapore Sights in one tour! Fun local guide!! We will guide you on an exploration of Singapore’s 30+ major landmarks. This will give you a good idea of the history, culture & legends of one of the world best-loved cities Start in the Financial District & then walk to Singapore's famous Chinatown. Next is Little India & Arab Street. Vibrant, colourful, amazing food. City Hall area. Sights include : Raffles Hotel, St Andrews Cathedral, Singapore Cricket Club & The Padang Next up : Marina Bay Sands hotel, Tthe Merlion & Fullerton Bay Hotel Last stop is Lau Pau Sat : the best Hawker Food Market in Singapore Sights we see include : Financial District Chinatown Buddha Tooth Temple Pagoda & Mosque Street Little India Arab Street Bugis Junction Raffles Hotel Chijmes St Andrews Cathedral Singapore Cricket Club National Gallery Supreme Court Parliament House Raffles Statue Fullerton Hotel One Fullerton Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum Esplanade Theatre Lau Pau Sat Food Market
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.51
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$63.51

Singapore City to Kuala Lumpur City En-route Melaka Historic and Heritage Tour

Singapore City to Kuala Lumpur City En-route Melaka Historic and Heritage Tour

Pick-up from Singapore city hotels by an Air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking professional driver and en-route Malacca City (also spelled Melaka) is the capital of the coastal state of Melaka city tour drop-off at Kuala Lumpur city hotels as per customer booking. Malacca City (also spelled Melaka) is the capital of the coastal state of Malacca, in southwestern Malaysia. At its center, Jonker Street, Chinatown’s main thoroughfare, is known for antique shops and its night market. Nearby, the 17th-century Chinese Cheng Hoon Teng temple has ornate decorations and multiple prayer halls. A green, 3-tiered roof tops the 18th-century, Javanese-influenced Kampung Kling Mosque.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.13
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$195.13
Price varies by group size

Chinatown Heritage & Food Tasting Tour

Chinatown Heritage & Food Tasting Tour

Singapore is a multi-racial and religious country, it consists of 4 main races Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian, of which, Chinese is the largest community here. This tour will unveil the beginning of the Chinese & Indian immigrants, its first immigration wave to Singapore. We learn from the tour how and when the first wave of Chinese & Indian immigrants came to Singapore, where they stayed, what are their faith and how they practiced it.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.57
Price varies by group size
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$70.57
Price varies by group size