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Singapore: Food and Culture Walking Tour in Little India

Product ID: 364630
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Go off the beaten path and eat where the locals do. Explore cultural and historical points of interests in Little India and Jalan Besar. Discover Singapore with an insider on this small-group tour.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 4:00 PM
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  • Hear about the ways of life of early immigrants under British rule
  • Visit two popular Hawker centers and get an introduction to Singapore's street food culture
  • Experience the colorful traditions of Singapore's Indian community
  • Discover the city's urban development projects and social policies
  • Walk with a local guide and get an insider's perspective on this small-group tour
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Explore Singapore's vibrant food scene and rich cultural heritage on a walking tour of Little India. Meet your guide in the afternoon at Jalan Besar MRT Station. Begin the tour by walking by captivating 19th-century shophouse architecture, which hosts slaughterhouses and traditional trades.

Visit places of worship and learn the traditions and norms of Singapore's multicultural community from the colonial era to present-day Singapore. Then, visit a public housing estate and learn how the ubiquitous flats paved a way for the nation’s survival.

A great way to explore Singapore, the tour combines a selection of popular street food and cultural sights. Listen as your guide sheds light on the vestiges of Singapore's past and its urban development over the years. Walk with a local guide and get an insider's perspective on the city.
  • Tasting of eight authentic local foods (sharing style)
  • One non-alcoholic beverage (coffee, tea, or bottled water)
  • English-speaking local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide at the street level of Jalan Besar MRT Station (Exit B). If you take the train, look out for Exit B in the train station which will lead you to an escalator. Take the escalator and you will arrive at the street level. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the activity starts. Your guide will be wearing a Singapore Tourism Board Badge/lanyard.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This is a walking tour estimated to be 1.2 miles in distance with gentle inclines; it is suitable for most visitors
• Please bring and drink plenty of water as Singapore is humid all year round
• At places of worship, visitors may need to put on a gown (complimentary loan from temple) over their clothing and remove footwear before entry
• The tour will take place rain or shine

From £50.33 per person

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Culture Curious Singapore Tours

Product ID: 364630