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  • Location: Singapore, Singapore
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Discover the dark secrets of Chinatown's history and culture at night! Seated comfortable in an air-conditioned coach, trace the red light district in Chinatown, from past to present. With expert commentary from your guide, learn about the lives of those who were embroiled in such vices. Who knows, you might even catch a glimpse of a meat shop in action.

Highlights

  • Discover vice and tragedy in the shadows of Chinatown by night
  • Drive through Club Street, Food Street and all along Singapore's 'East End'
  • Learn about Singapore's Red Light District through your guide's expert commentary
  • Venture into the back alleys of Chinatown

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What You Can Expect

Singapore at Night: Cultural and Historical Tour of Chinatown

Singapore's Chinatown Night Walking Tour

The lantern beckoned him. The new ah ku was pretty, fresh from Canton. High on opium, he made his way unsteadily towards the gas-lit brothel. In 1887, the brothels in Chinatown were as many and as close together as the teeth of a comb. Combine that with the proliferation of opium and gambling dens, it was sin city. It is no accident that Chinatown was also known as 'Bu Ye Tian' - The Place of Nightless Days. Discover vice and tragedy in the shadows of Chinatown by night.

Join your guide, an expert in Singapore's rich heritage and colorful history. Venture into the fringes where entertainment, in its rawest form, is still practiced today. Highlights of your night tour include Food Street, Club Street, Singapore's 'East End,' and discovering numerous back alleys of the Red Light District.


Please note: This tour contains adult themes, therefore the minimum age requirement is 18 years.

Finalist of Singapore Tourism Awards for Best Sightseeing/Leisure/Educational Programme 2005

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2013

Gives a totally different perspective of Singapore's night life, really enjoyed it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

We met Wina in Pagoda Street Mall next to the escalator from Chinatown MRT station. There were 15 people in our group on 16/08/2013. I had done this tour 2 years ago, expected it to be the same, but Food Street - Smith Street - was closed and only 2 red light establishment left in Chinatown so we walked through to Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Club Street, where we boarded a bus and transferred to Gayling District where most of the red light establishments now reside. We stopped at a restaurant in Gayling to try Turtle Soup(from farmed turtles meat) and Crocodile Stew. Walking in Gayling is not something I would do on my own, glad we were on a tour, felt area is very rough. Dropped back at the Chinatown Tourist Centre at 9-15pm, make your own way back to your lodgings ore where ever you want to go. Very informative tour with lots of history and photo's of how life was when Chinatown was young. Highly recommend this and all the Original Singapore Walks tours. Much cheaper if booked with Viator than paying at start of tour direct to tour guide.

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