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Chinatown Experience with a Local!

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Priscilla
Quality Verified Registered on September 25, 2022

I am Priscilla Singaporean tourist guide, love to share our history, living environment, our challenges and cultural practices, through the walking tour. My biggest satisfaction is to provide you an enjoyable & memorable experience in Singapore.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Meet & Greet: Maxwell MRT exit 1

321 South Bridge Road Singapore 058841

Besides Buddha Tooth Relic Temple 


*Experience Highlights*:

1) See and understand early immigrants’ living condition; uncover the background of various historical streets at Chinatown. 

2) Singapore multi-racial society
- Appreciate their culture, beliefs and religious practices. 


3) Living in the Heartlands

- More than 80% of Singaporeans own and live in public housing flats. See the contrast of public housing over time.

- Check-out the community facilities, markets & hawker centers built to support comfortable community living.


Tour end at one popular hawker center, home to some of Singapore’s best hawker stalls, to savour true blue Singapore street food at your own expense. 


Through this walk, you get to understand culture, our heartland living & the livelihood of Singaporeans.


Guided by our gurus born during Singapore’s tumultuous years, you will get to visit, see, hear and experience these sights from guides with 1st hand experiences of living through Singapore’s development.

Notes: minimum 5 walkers to start the tour

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Maxwell, Singapore
    Maxwell, Singapore
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    Maxwell MRT station, Exit 1 Open area between MRT station and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Smith Street
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Pagoda Street
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Temple Street
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Chinatown Complex

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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4.0
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4.57
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Alejandra 09 Dec 2023
Abidjan

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
The tour is nice and helpful to understand the city. Our guru's name was Jimmy.
Sonia 27 Nov 2023
Mexico City

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Nice tour, I recommend it
Katarina 07 Sep 2023
Graz

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Priscilla's tour of Chinatown was very informative and enriching. Would 100% reccomend!
S 28 Aug 2023
London

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Priscilla was great and answered all our questions really well. Very informative tour by a local! Thanks
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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