Private Guided Tour - Stories of Chinatown Singapore

Whats made Chinatown Singapore unique? Chinatown Singapore is always busy , colourful and vibrant almost every other day with the places of worships next to each other, the foods street and traditional restaurants are always filled with foodies, the Chinese ornamental souvenirs shops and stalls will keep people browsing and buying, events and activities whenever there are festivals or ceremonies and unique boutique hotels and pubs are at every corners for your catch-up or casual meeting with friends. Chinatown Singapore has so much to offer that you won't be bored even for a moment.

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    • Bottled water
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      Stop At: Chinatown, Chinatown, Singapore

      Our guide will meet you at Kreta Ayer Square and bring you to walk the historic streets of Chinatown Singapore where you will find iconic shophouses, traditional businesses, places of worship, local hawker foods, opera house, opera heritage gallery, seasonal festivals and unique cultural souvenirs. As we walk you down the historic streets, we will unfold insightful stories of the era of changes in Chinatown Singapore. There were streets which were named after honorable person who had contributed or impacted people lives in Chinatown Singapore. What were shophouses in Chinatown famous for in the past? Who were the famous philanthropists and what had they contributed to Chinatown Singapore? You will get to hear these from our experienced and passionate guide.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, 288 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058840 Singapore

      Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum build in 2007, is a new addition to vibrant, cultural and exciting Chinatown. Is it a monument? Why build this Buddhist Temple right in the heart of Chinatown, on prime land with much older temple and mosque such as Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple and Jamae Mosque. Buddhist temples and all Chinese Temples have only one entrance, why it is that BTRTM has two entrances and two main shrines.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: 244 South Bridge Road Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore 058793 Singapore

      Our guide will explain to you why there is a Hindu temple and a Indian Muslim Mosque in Chinatown Singapore. Not surprising the Hindu Temple is very popular in Chinatown in the past and today. Major festivals in the Hindu Temple are Fire walking ceremony, one week before Deepavali which is the Festival of Lights.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Kreta Ayer Square, 21 Banda St, Singapore 050005
      Departure Time :
      3:30 PM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


    English - Guide

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    Organised by Lion City Guides

    Activity ID: V-138644P3

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