OUR TUESDAY SMALL GROUP WALKING TOURS ARE AIMED AT VISITORS AND NEW SINGAPORE RESIDENTS, BUT WE FIND EVEN "OLD TIMERS" LEARN A LOT. WE KEEP TO A MAX OF 10 AND PACE THE WALK TO TAKE OUR SULTRY CLIMATE INTO ACCOUNT LOTS OF WATER AND AIRCON STOPS ARE INCLUDED! DUE TO THE SMALL GROUP SIZE THE PRICE IS JUST A LITTLE HIGHER.
On this tour we will follow a living tale of people that shaped Singapore, from the Orang Laut and their sacred stone through the ancient majesty of Temasek to the flocks of trading ships and multitude of Immigrants looking to build a better life in 19th century.
From the Fullerton hotel, which previously served as the colony's General Post Office, we will walk across Cavenagh Bridge — Singapore’s oldest bridge. We will then stroll past magnificent colonial buildings with great views of the Boat Quay shophouses and then walk to the former canneries, ice houses and godowns at Clarke Quay.
We will visit the River House, one of only two traditional Chinese houses remaining in Singapore.
The walk will also take us to Tan Si Chong Su Temple, which used to face the former river island of Pulau Saigon; visit Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka, the oldest mosque in Singapore; and then will end our journey at Thong Chai Medical Institution, where free medical treatment saved the lives of thousands of coolies.