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Singapore's Colonial District Walking Tour provided by The Original Singapore Walks

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    City Hall
    150 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179100
    Meet at City Hall MRT Station (outside Exit B, North Bridge Road)
    See address & details
  • 1
    St Andrew's Cathedral
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    National Gallery Singapore
    Stop: 25 minutes
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  • 3
    Supreme Court
    Stop: 25 minutes
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  • 4
    Armenian Church
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 5
    Chijmes
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 6
    Raffles Hotel Arcade
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Raffles Hotel
    Singapore 189768
    Outside Raffles Hotel
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
City Hall, 150 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179100
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189768
Inclusions
  • English-speaking licensed guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive at the departure point 15 minutes in advance for registration
  • As a mark of respect for the state institution, visitors must be appropriately attired. Visitor(s) may be turned away by security personnel if the attire includes one or more of the following – torn jeans, bermudas/shorts, slippers and singlet/casual t-shirts.
  • Photographic devices are not allowed in the Supreme Court and must be surrendered at the entrance of the Supreme Court.
  • Walkers are advised to wear comfortable shoes, bring an umbrella or poncho and a bottle of water
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Due to COVID-19 regulations, only private bookings are accepted. Minimum 10 adults required per booking.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Forries2 wrote a review Nov. 2019
Forresters Beach Australia3 contributions
We had the great pleasure of doing this walk with Carol as our guide. She was very knowledgable and informative.We learnt about the history of Singapore from a colonial perspective visiting various key sights and buildings.These types of walks can be tiring particularly in the
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Len R wrote a review Nov. 2019
Sydney, Australia9 contributions4 helpful votes
We had a very informative and entertaining walk with Carol. She was so knowledgeable and had a wonderful way of relaying the history of Singapore's colonial past. A very pleasant way of spending a couple of hours immersed in the past.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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friskycelery wrote a review Feb. 2019
Carlsbad, California301 contributions73 helpful votes
I have taken several tours with this company, and every one has been outstanding - fun, informative, and a chance to see some things you might not normally see. This tour of the Colonial District was led by Helen Dragon (yes,, that's really her name) and she did a good job of
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Date of experience: January 2019
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battman23155 wrote a review Jan. 2019
Melbourne, Australia2 contributions3 helpful votes
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed Helena's tour last Monday. Her friendly presentation gave us a terrific insight into the past 200 years. The pace was excellent and she answered our questions well. Highly recommended.
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Graham H wrote a review Nov. 2018
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Our guide, Helena, was very knowledgeable and her stories were interesting and lively. We visited some relevant buildings and learnt about the role that each had played. An interesting and enjoyable 3 hours.
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Hassle free cancellation
Thank you to this tour company. Due to COVID-19 we were unable to travel to Singapore and they arranged a full ref
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601cheryle
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Don't bother
Complete and utter waste of time and money. The Johore Battery is a rundown neglected dirty site with a replica sma
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ehnoble
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Colonial District Walk
Carol the guide was excellent. She tailored the tour to our interested perfectly. I highly recommend!
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issalt
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Misleading and unnecessary
My partner and I decided to go on the tour as we thought it would expound on the various sculptures in the park, ex
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Michaelplusthree
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Emotional Tour
Took a great tour with Joanne. She was extremely knowledgeable of the events and focused on the first hand experie
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SH20012
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Lots of history
The tour starts with some very old history, then heads into the battlebox for a more detailed discussion of WWII sp
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ScholzHamburg
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Very nice walk in a small group of 4
Today we walked with Carol through Little India. We were lucky to be only 4 people in the group. We had plenty of t
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Keith_Lynn01
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A Bit of History
This is a great historical place to visit, the tour gives you a full insight of how the hill fort was constructed a
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kevinkieffer53
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Ft Canning Battlebox
Excellent tour and so well facilitated Our guide, Helena, was knowledgeable and passionate. This is definitely a
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Dot_
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Visit after dark
Hmm The park was interesting but strange. Not quite what I expected. The guide told us about the history of the fam
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David-of-Lytham
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Interesting and moving tour
The tour was very informative and interesting giving a concise insight into the Japanese invasion and subsequent su
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Jodie S
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Nancy was great
My partner and I went on the Journey to Hell tour with Nancy and it was great! We didn't really know what we were g
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JUMcQ
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Comprehensive and knowledge-rich tour
We had the 'Dragon' lady lead this tour! Thoroughly pleasant, amiable and very very knowledgable. The best part of
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car0lecraggs
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Really great tour
This was an excellent tour for those interested in the WWII history of Singapore. It complements a visit to the Bat
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218andyr
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Emotional Tour
Great tour and fantastic tour guides. We had Joanne who was excellent, stories told of what happened during and aft
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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