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The Real Singapore Tours

200 Joo Chiat Road Betel Box Backpackers Hostel | Betel Box Backpackers Hostel, Singapore 427471, Singapore
+65 6247 7340
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Walking food tour - Singapore

Fantastic day learning about the great people & places in Singapore. Highly recommend Leong... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Nancy M
via mobile
Interesting and delicious

Three friends, in Singapore for a weekend between business meetings, decided to take this tour and... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
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Our tours are creatively designed and led by professional guides who are champions of Singapore culture. With Guided Experiences and Activity-Based Touring, our Tours for the Thinking Traveller seek to fuse the heart and soul of Singapore together with fresh insights.
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200 Joo Chiat Road Betel Box Backpackers Hostel | Betel Box Backpackers Hostel, Singapore 427471, Singapore
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day learning about the great people & places in Singapore. Highly recommend Leong. Learned so much from him and had fun along the way. Nancy M Washington, DC

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Three friends, in Singapore for a weekend between business meetings, decided to take this tour and could not have been more pleased. Leong was a wonderful guide and balanced humor and insights into the history and culture of Chinatown and Singapore with stops for some...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

It was an eye opener and insightful tour. The quality of the food that I had was amazing too. Definitely worth while to go for this tour.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Journey through Singapore’s off-the-beaten path to uncover juxtaposition that defines Geylang on Betel Box’s Sin & Salvation Tour! You will find yourself immersed deeply in local culture, community and the discovery of real Singapore! Awesome Guide, Awesome Tour! #ComeHungry #VisitSingapore #PassionTours

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

I was on the Sins and salvation tour with Leong, and it was such an eye opener understanding and learning about the history and daily happenings at Geylang. Leong is very knowledgeable and helpful - ever ready for any questions the group might have. The...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Very good comprehensive information about Singapore culture and history and contemporary policy issues alongside sampling some spectacular local food. Overall very good. Definitely worth doing.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

What a great tour! I now feel as though I know this amazing city much better - not just the food but also the culture. We signed on primarily because we were interested in learning more about the food, which we definitely did and all...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We had a fantastic tour guided by Leong through the streets of Chinatown. We discussed the history and the lives of Singaporeans through history, and learnt of the plans and ambitions of this very modern and inclusive City. The food was fantastic and Leong was...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Sins and Salvation was a really well organised tour with plenty of good food (certainly different to Oz) and plenty of interesting sights! Leong provided an insight you just can’t get from reading reviews and the tour was edgy enough to make you contemplate the...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We did the Sins and Salvation tour. If you want a taste of a great variety of food that Singapore has to offer, as well as getting an insight into some of the culture and history of this island, do this. You will be shown...More

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of
Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group
descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay
families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is
packed with colourful shops, local characters, and
quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy
noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are
...More
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Hi NapaTJ, Thank you for your interest in our tours. Our tours can be customised to your specific requirements; covering both historic and a variety of neighbourhoods. We do so by visiting locations often left out by... More
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