Soak in the sights, sounds and smells of Singapore’s Chinatown! On the Chinatown Morning Walking Tour, you’ll enjoy the aroma of Chinese tea, ginseng and herbal eggs as you admire the neighborhood’s architecture. Your English-speaking guide will lead you through this colorful district.Description
Begin your day in Singapore with a morning walking tour of Chinatown. Your English-speaking guide will lead you around the neighborhood, showing you its highlights and hidden spots. Start by exploring Thien Hock Kheng Temple, the oldest and most important Hokkien-Chinese temple in Singapore. Look for the rooftop dragons and phoenixes, gold panels, and intricate structures.
Take time to admire this wonderful exterior – Thien Hock Kheng Temple was recognised for its architecture by the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage 2001 Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation Building.
Next, walk past the well-preserved shop houses and get a feel for what it was like for Chinese immigrants who made Singapore home. Venture into the Chinese trade stores, including one specialising in traditional Chinese remedies and another one specialising in Chinese funeral rituals.
Learn about the different forms of traditional Chinese medicine, including herbal medicine, acupuncture and massage therapy. Visit Ann Siang Hill, a former enclave of the rich and influential that is now an area of artists. Round up your experience by trying some local delights!Highlights
- Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
- Led by a local guide
: Singapore, SingaporeDuration
: 2 hours 30 minutes Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.