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Discover Fascinating Chinatown

Singapore, Singapore

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Experience hosted by Hj

3 hours
Includes food
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Join this tour to get real insight into how locals live. Learn about Singapore cultural and religious diversity.

Discover the hidden gems tucked away in little corners of Chinatown - feel its nostalgic vibes, marvel at the awesome streetscape and listen to the many intriguing stories.

Be amazed by the awesome view of the city from a rooftop garden.

Some light refreshments will be served.

Other things to note
Please catch a ride on a taxi or MRT (train) to meeting place. Contact me if you are unsure how to get there.
Please bring a poncho or umbrella and a bottle of water
Join this tour to get real insight into how locals live. Learn about Singapore cultural and religious diversity.

Discover the hidden gems tucked away in little corners of Chinatown - feel its nostalgic vibes, marvel at the awesome streetscape and listen to the many intriguing stories.

Be amazed by the awesome view of the city from a rooftop garden.

Some light refreshments will be served.

Other things to…

Hj's commitment to safety

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What's included

  • Food
    Light snacks
From $53
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Hj

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 109 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi Friends
I am a Singaporean born and bred, having lived here for half a century. My home is in Chinatown, a historical district with many interesting sights and great foods.

My passion for culture and heritage got me started on heritage guiding several years ago and now I am living my dream as a professional tour guide, taking visitors to my favourite haunts and sharing with them the many intriguing stories of this multicultural district, including my personal experiences as a Chinatown resident.
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Where you'll be

Chinatown, my hometown, is a microcosm of Singapore. It is a multicultural and multi-religious district rich in built and intangible heritage, exciting street arts and mouth-watering street foods.
Here you can find fusion Chinese, Malay and Indian cuisines served in hawker centres, an uniquely Singaporean dining experience.

Rated 4.92 out of 5 from 109 reviews.

Nina
March 2020
Wir haben viele Dinge gegessen, die wir sonst nie probiert hätten und auf die private Dachterrasse kommt man sonst natürlich auch nie; es war eine unterhaltsame Tour, wobei die Kultur ein bisschen kürzer kommt als die kulinarik ;)
Jessica
March 2020
Our tour with HJ was awesome! It was the perfect blend of a cultural and food tour. HJ is extremely knowledgeable and kind and made us feel very welcome in his hometown. We got to sample a delicious variety of foods and HJ customized based on our interests- because we had come a couple of weeks in Malaysia, he went out of his way to provide us different options that we hadn’t already tried. he also took tons of great photos for us. Another highlight was going to the rooftop of his building- not only were the views wonderful, but going to a government housing block is not something we could have done on our own. HJ also followed up afterwards with some additional tips on other things we could do in the city to make the most of our time. Overall, this was a fantastic tour and we came away very full, happy, and satisfied! Thank you, HJ!
Our tour with HJ was awesome! It was the perfect blend of a cultural and food tour. HJ is extremely knowledgeable and kind and made us feel very welcome in his hometown. We got to…
Sarah
March 2020
Hj is extremely knowledgeable about Singaporean culture. The tour gave me so much insight on what makes up this beautiful country. We had the opportunity to try many unique dishes that I never would’ve found on my own. Throughout the tour Hj narrates what you are seeing around you and knows many interesting facts. He was also kind enough to show us an incredible rooftop garden with panoramic views of the city. We left the tour with full bellies and smiles on our faces! Thanks Hj for the awesome experience, your photography skills and sharing all of the recommendations on things we can do during our stay here and Singapore!
Hj is extremely knowledgeable about Singaporean culture. The tour gave me so much insight on what makes up this beautiful country. We had the opportunity to try many unique dishes…
Billy
February 2020
HJ gave a great tour with good food and a ton of history. He knew a ton about the city and how it's changed over the years. He was also eager to take photos for me and point out interesting things would have passed by. Definitely an afternoon well spent!
HJ gave a great tour with good food and a ton of history. He knew a ton about the city and how it's changed over the years. He was also eager to take photos for me and point out in…
Norine
February 2020
Definitely one of the highlights of our trip. My daughter and I felt we really learned about the culture and history of Singapore as well as the food in Chinatown. Thank you Hj!
Carly
February 2020
We had a great time on the tour. Great food, great information and great company! Got to see some wonderful street stores and markets and also take in some beautiful views and learned about a lot of the recent development of Singapore and some history as well. We did some hop on and hop off bus and walking tours the next day and we wish Hj was with us to help show us around and give us information, we definitely missed him!
We had a great time on the tour. Great food, great information and great company! Got to see some wonderful street stores and markets and also take in some beautiful views and lear…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend.

What to bring

umbrella

bottle of water