One of the most famous shopping areas in Singapore, Bugis street is the home of some 800 busy shops, but it is perhaps the history there which makes it one of the more interesting landmarks in the country.

In the 1950s, Bugis Street gained notoriety as a place where transgendered locals would come down to hang out, driving a tourism boom that made it ideal for grabbing some push-cart, or hawker, food while enjoying a variety of inexpensive merchandise.

Today, the area is much more tamed and where the retail scene is still very much alive, but less of a scandalous place than it once was. Nonetheless, visitors still enjoy going to Bugis to listen about the history as well as get their hands on great local foods, candy and some of the most fashionable clothes in Singapore.

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Singapore by Night Tour with Dinner along Singapore River

4 star rating: Recommended 623 Reviews

Savor the sights of Singapore by night with a delicious riverside dinner and trip to the legendary Raffles Hotel on this 4-hour experience. Start with a ...  Read more

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $40.05

Singapore Night Sightseeing Tour with Gardens by the Bay, Bumboat Ride and Bugis Street

4 star rating: Recommended 236 Reviews

During this nighttime tour, combine three adventures to experience the best of Singapore by boat, bus and foot. Enjoy a Singaporean dinner, watch an amazing ...  Read more

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $31.24

Best Private Tour: Singapore by Night Tour with Dinner along Singapore River

4.5 star rating: Recommended 12 Reviews

Enjoy dinner by the riverside in Singapore and a stroll along night markets at the famous Bugis Street in Singapore. Also enjoy a famous 'Singapore Sling' at ...  Read more

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $109.22

Singapore Hop-On Hop-Off Night Tour with Singapore River Cruise

3 star rating: Worth doing 5 Reviews

Savor local food, explore a street market and stroll through serene gardens in Singapore with this hop-on hop-off bus tour by night! Your 3-hour guided ...  Read more

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $35.68

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