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Chinatown, Singapore: Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 16883
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Discover the sights, sounds and fragrances of Singapore’s bustling and vibrant Chinatown. On our guided walking tour you’ll see the vast variety of foods, Chinese ritual items and traditional medicines available here!
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Singapore's bustling and vibrant Chinatown
  • Sample delicious treats from a local pastry shop steeped in tradition
  • Learn about the yins and yangs of traditional Chinese medicine
  • Enjoy free admission to the Chinatown Heritage Center
Full description
The streets of Singapore’s Chinatown are filled with stalls selling goods and knick-knacks of all kinds. You can buy a steaming hot bun at one stall and a pair of clogs at the next. A licensed English-speaking guide will meet you at the Telok Ayer MRT station, outside Exit A (Cross Street) and take you on a 2.5-hour walking tour of this fascinating area.

Sticky cakes, exotic fruits, sweetmeats: this is a food lover’s paradise! You’ll be tempted by the fragrances of Chinese tea, ginseng, and herbal eggs. Taste different food samples.

You’ll see cars, houses, cellphones and even lingerie made out of paper - and all part of an ancient Chinese funeral ritual. Your guide will also introduce to you the concepts of yin and yang in traditional Chinese medicine. And finally, he'll really show you where to get your own ready-made clogs and the best spot to try a steaming hot bun!
Includes
  • English-speaking licensed guide
  • Entrance fee to Chinatown Heritage Center
What’s Not Included
  • Additional food or drink
  • Optional activity costs
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Telok Ayer MRT station, outside Exit A (Cross Street)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children under 7 years old go free of charge
• It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella or poncho and a bottle of water
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
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Review summary
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5.0/5
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Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
5.0/5

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The Original Singapore Walks

Product ID: 16883