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The Original Singapore Walks

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Address: D'Centennial Building, 100 Lorong 23 Geylang, #07-01, Singapore 388398, Singapore
Phone Number: (65) 6325 1631
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The walks work on a simple principle: to bring people into places most...
The walks work on a simple principle: to bring people into places most other tours don't. Graveyards, smoke houses, wet markets, gun batteries, the city’s best-kept secret places. You name it, we have it. Since 2003, the Walks led by an eclectic bunch of researcher-guides have taken locals and travellers alike off the beaten track, and entertained with an endless store of anecdotes that reveal the true heart of the city. Pre-booking not necessary!
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Changi WWII

We shared a wonderful afternoon with Shar who was extremely informative, expressed compassion for the subject but also gave us some light moments. Shar was great and we got to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Mermaid Waters, Australia
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Mermaid Waters, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

We shared a wonderful afternoon with Shar who was extremely informative, expressed compassion for the subject but also gave us some light moments. Shar was great and we got to truly understand this history due to Shar's enthusiasm and knowledge. So glad we did this tour. Even my daughters said how much they enjoyed the afternoon. Thank you Shar and... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Great day with great people and a highly knowledgeable guide only too happy to share her knowledge of not only the war, history and everything on Singapore. My only wish is it went for longer. Thanks to Singapore Walks and particularly to Lye Nak for a great day.

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ashby de la zouch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This was not my first trip to Singapore but I wish I`d done these tours before!!! I did the informative Colonial District tour on Monday. It entertained and educated me and set the scene. I did the China Town Walk on the Tuesday and it introduced me to the real China Town, I discovered and bought herbal medicines and had... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

An all-around fantastic afternoon. Our guide was knowledgable and engaging. The information she wove into visits to the British command post, coastal artillery positions and Kranji war memorial and cemetery brought that period to life. I highly recommend this tour.

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manchester, uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Went on the WW2 trail this week whilst in Singapore - such a good value tour - excellent guide, so much information and told in such a compassionate way - its the second tour I have done with this company and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them I also blogged about it here http://alisonsadventuresintheatreland.blogspot.com.au/2015/02/changi-wwii-war-trail-11215.html

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is a great little walk ....our guide Shar was excellent and really brought enthusiasm and humour with him on this stroll Bring an open mind, a bottle of water, a sense of humour and you will enjoy it. I will certainly take more of their walks ....its a great way to learn about past.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This week I have joined two walking trails provided by the Singapore Walks company, "The Time of Empire" and "Changi WWII". Excellent, knowledgable guides and well conducted tours bringing Singapore's history to life impartially. The tours are relaxed in atmosphere and yet highly informative. A "must-do" for anyone visiting Singapore who wants to see the real Singapore away from the... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We went on two fantastic walks with this company. Geraldine took us on the Colonial Walk, which gave us a real insight to the history of this amazing city/state from the founding by Raffles right up to full independence in 1963. We got to see inside the Armenian church, the Supreme Court (with fantastic views of the city) and inside... More 

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Yeppoon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A well presented and informative tour concerning the initial assault on Singapore, the reasons behind the rapid collapse of the defences, debunking some myths and also discussing the atrocity affecting the staff and patients of the Alexandra Hospital. Ending at the Commonwealth War cemetery at Kranji. The war cemetery is a very emotive place where many young people are buried... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We recently undertook the tour to Changi museum with Shar as our guide. You have to join this tour at Pasir Ris MRTstation and we actually found the 30 minute train journey beyond the main city area very interesting as well. I must say, the MRT is fantastic: clean, easy to understand and very efficient! After being greeted by Shar,... More 

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