A Colonial District Walk - The Time of an Empire

2 hr

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On 6th February 1819, Singapore was claimed as a trading outpost of the British Empire to "secure to the British flag the maritime superiority of the Eastern seas". In governance, religion, entertainment, and many other spheres, the imprint of Singapore's colonial past is indelible.

This is the Walk where you will see some magnificent architecture of those times, including St. Andrew's Cathedral, The Supreme Court, CHIJMES, the National Gallery Singapore and more.

Also, learn about...
On 6th February 1819, Singapore was claimed as a trading outpost of the British Empire to "secure to the British flag the maritime superiority of the Eastern seas". In governance, religion, entertainment, and many other spheres, the imprint of Singapore's colonial past is indelible.

This is the Walk where you will see some magnificent architecture of those times, including St. Andrew's Cathedral, The Supreme Court, CHIJMES, the National Gallery Singapore and more.

Also, learn about Singapore's national flower, the Sarkies brothers, The Straits Times and finish at one of the most famous hotels in the world, Raffles Hotel, where the drink called 'the Singapore Sling' comes from.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Raffles Hotel Arcade, 1 Beach Road Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673 Singapore

Stop by to see where the famous Singapore Sing was created.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Coleman Street, Singapore Singapore

A street with many old shops and buildings

Stop At: St Andrew's Cathedral, 11 St. Andrew's Road St. Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore 178959 Singapore

One of Singapore’s most treasured works of architecture.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 30 Victoria Street Chijmes, Singapore 187996 Singapore

CHIJMES (pronounced “chimes”) stands for the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, a Neo-Classical style building which houses one of Singapore’s most aesthetically-pleasing dining and entertainment venues.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: 1 St. Andrew's Road #01-01 National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957 Singapore

Housed in two beautifully restored national monuments – City Hall and former Supreme Court is the National Gallery Singapore. Here visitors will...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Raffles Hotel Arcade, 1 Beach Road Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673 Singapore

Stop by to see where the famous Singapore Sing was created.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Coleman Street, Singapore Singapore

A street with many old shops and buildings

Stop At: St Andrew's Cathedral, 11 St. Andrew's Road St. Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore 178959 Singapore

One of Singapore’s most treasured works of architecture.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 30 Victoria Street Chijmes, Singapore 187996 Singapore

CHIJMES (pronounced “chimes”) stands for the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, a Neo-Classical style building which houses one of Singapore’s most aesthetically-pleasing dining and entertainment venues.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: 1 St. Andrew's Road #01-01 National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957 Singapore

Housed in two beautifully restored national monuments – City Hall and former Supreme Court is the National Gallery Singapore. Here visitors will see the outside of the building only.

Pass By: I Asia Singapore, c/o Diethelm Travel, 190 Middle Road, Fortune Centre, #16-05 SINGAPORE, Singapore 188979 Singapore

Singapore

Important Details

Included
  • Entrance Fees
  • Professional, English speaking Guide
Not Included
  • Hotel transfers
  • Any foods, drinks, snacks or purchases of a personal nature
Departure Point
City Hall, 150 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179100
9:30 AM
Return Details
Natureland CHIJMES, 30 Victoria St, #B1-01/02, Singapore 187996
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum 2 Adults
  • Operates every Monday, although may not operate on Public Holidays, festival periods, etc.
  • Due to Renovations at Raffles Hotel, tour does not begin operating until 19 August, 2019
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.