Singapore is a young country but an old city. Beneath the tall skyscrapers and the shiny windows is a city that is almost 800 years old.
In the next hour, we will explore the story of Singapore from kingdom to republic. But this is not a history tour. This is an adventure into the heart of Singapore city.
All proceeds from this tour received by Zach will be donated to one of three local charities: Boys Town Singapore, Pertapis Children's Home and Canossaville Children's Home.
Singapore River, Padang, Civilian War Memorial, Parliament, Art House, National Art Gallery, Asian Civilisation Museum, Fullerton Hotel
Take the train to Clarke Quay Train Station. We will begin at Exit E (The Central), at the busstop facing Eu Tong Sen Road.
Places to stop along the way:
Fullerton Hotel, Asian Civilisation Museum, Art House @ Old Parliament, Song Fa Bak Kut Teh, One Fullerton, Merlion Park
Best time of day:
Anytime of the day
Bring an umbrella, some parts of the route are unsheltered.
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