On this adult-themed tour of Chinatown, a finalist of the Singapore Experience Awards for Best Travel Experience 2014, you’ll learn about the lives of Singaporeans once embroiled in such vices as gambling and prostitution.
Loved the way they helped us understand Singapore !! From understanding the real hidden history of Chinatown and going through the some of the dark underbelly of Singapore to understanding how Singapore became what it is today. Special appreciation to our guide who made the tour exciting and answered all our questions...
First - a heads up. This is not really a 'cultural and historical tour of Chinatown', it is a tour of Singapore's red light districts, past and present, that starts in Chinatown.
WOW! This tour was amazing. Our guide really knew her stuff, was friendly, and really seemed to love her job. We started off in Chinatown, where we went through a restored house cum museum which showed what conditions were like way back when. We then walked through Chinatown to meet the bus, with the guide telling us stories specific to the places we were moving through. She really brought it to life.
We then caught a chartered bus into the very much current red light district of Geylang. Those willing were given the opportunity to try 'shellfish' hmm... turtle! crocodile! lauded by some locals for its virility-increasing powers at a restaurant, before we walked through the main street and some very well lit, only in Singapore back alleys.
All in all, a fantastic night and highly recommended tour. Our guide was fantastic, and it was great to see the other side of Singapore's squeaky clean reputation.
This tour is absolutely amazing! Really a must for everyone who wants to unravel the deepest secrets of singapore. Our tour guide Sharul was so knowledgeable, funny and entertaining! this is my third viator tour in singapore and this one is beyond comparison. AMAZING
Great guide. Tour very interesting, well organized.
A great experience, full of info and fun would recomend as NOT TO BE MISSED
enjoyable and very well presented :)
We found the tour very interesting and enjoyed Nancy's presentation. Would have done a food tour but there was none avail on the Saturday night.
Keith H Australia
A Fascinating insight into The Red Lantern secrets. Our guide Joanne was excellent. Her passion and exuberance for the subject was infectious. Highly recommended
Pleasant and informative
John G Australia
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