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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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Learn a good deal in a short time

With only 3 days in Singapore I went on 5 walks and learnt a great amount in a very enjoyable way. The guides were all knowledgeable and entertaining. These walks are good value... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Wiltshire, UK
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Wiltshire, UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

With only 3 days in Singapore I went on 5 walks and learnt a great amount in a very enjoyable way. The guides were all knowledgeable and entertaining. These walks are good value for money.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I did both tours on the same day and both were highly enjoyable. The tours provided a perspective of the history and present state of Singapore that I would never have received in the short time that I was there. The red lantern tour especially was very enjoyable-- they organized a bus for us to take us from china town... More 

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Myatt Husband and I did The Changi walk which consisted of a guided bus tour and walk through theChangi War spirited and prisoner of war museum. Shar was a wonderful guide and Rea lay brought it home home how much ours end suffered. Shar even got a copy off our friends record for us. I wouldhighly recommend this tour and... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I did the Kampong Glam tour in March 2015 and thought it was brilliant. Our guide Lyenak was interesting and knowledgable and made the walk really fun. She was also more than happy to spend time with us afterwards having a drink and chatting which gave the whole thing a really personal touch. The tour itself was around the Bugis/... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I went on this walking tour in early February 2015. The tour is about the history and lifestyles of ladies of the night from the beginning of Singapore up until modern times and the walk encompasses the areas where these ladies lived and live. We had a wonderful time – I think it was the best tour... More 

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Duluth
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This tour was hilarious, but not in a good way. Most of the sites are off-limits so you never see them or have been torn down. You go on a bus and the friendly guide points out the window. "See, up ahead here, the bus will go around a corner. You can see through the trees the back corner of... More 

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SingaporeWalks, Owner at The Original Singapore Walks, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Madam, We are concerned about your comments and we would like to investigate this matter. Some of the points you have raised are puzzling because the stops/commentary don’t appear to match the standard tour itinerary. For example there is certainly no “replica prison” that we know of in Changi and there was no “signing by generals” at... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We took three of the walks (Time of Empire, Chinatown and Little india)and couldn't fault them. The guides were extremely knowledgeable but more importantly extremely entertaining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Bought the 3 day pass on the Singapore Walks website intending to do 3 of the walking tours. Guides were so friendly, knowledgeable, and entertaining, we ended up doing 5 tours (and it didn't cost any more $$$). More than just sightseeing, they take you to places you wouldn't see any other way. Little India, Sultans of spice, Chinatown, Changi... More 

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

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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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