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Free Tour of Singapore's Cultural Districts
Activities in Singapore

Free Tour of Singapore's Cultural Districts

  • English English
  • 2.5 hours

Discover an alternative side of Singapore: explore the cultural districts around historic Bugis Street and Bras Brasah Road on this free walking tour.

Singapore Cultural Districts: Free Tour Itinerary

Meet your guide at the Bugis MRT Station, one of the busiest transport interchanges in the city-state. From here, you'll begin your free walking tour of some of the most interesting places in Singapore, exploring the alternative neighbourhoods of Bugis and Bras Brasah.

Hear all about the incredible contrasts of Singapore as you stroll along Bugis Street, one of the metropolis' most emblematic streets. Known between the 1950s and 1980s for its exotic nightlife, a favourite haunt of visiting soldiers and sailors amongst other tourists, these days the area is home to contemporary shopping developments side by side with beautiful temples. Admire the vibrant colours of the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, a traditional Chinese Buddhist temple, and the Hindu Sri Krishnan Temple, both on Waterloo Street.

Immerse yourself in the daily life of Singapore locals as you wander through its most authentic districts on this free walking tour. You'll see iconic buildings such as the Singapore Art Museum, the University, and CHIJMES a former Catholic convent that has been used as a chapel, a school and a wedding venue amongst other things! 

Your guided tour will end at City Hall MRT Station, where you can continue exploring the Singapore at your own pace.

You decide the price!

Our free walking tour guides are paid exclusively with tips received from visitors. At the end of your tour, you'll be invited to pay them the price you think their service deserves.

Important information

  • It is not possible to book this free walking tour of Singapore if you are a group of more than 6 people.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a maximum of three children permitted per adult.

Price

Per person
Free walking tour in English
Free

Free walking tour in English

  • Per person

    Free

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Duration

2.5 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Singapore).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Free!

Meeting point

Bugis MRT station.

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

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