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Living in the Present & Discovering the Past through Singapore's Chinese Temples

Immerse in Singapore's oldest temples with stories from the past at every corner.
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3 hours
Booking type
Join-in trip
At location
Group size
Up to 20 guests
Discover Singapore's rich Chinese temple history
Discover how Singapore Chinese temples continue to live and thrive in the Present heart of modern Singapore while learning about their (and our) Past! Embark on this journey with us to Discover, Learn and Appreciate Singapore's Chinese Temples and Chinese Heritage. 1. Learn about how the early Chinese migrants first came to Singapore and built the oldest temples of Singapore! 2. Admire these 200 years old structures and their intricate motifs, reliefs and architecture that is a living testimony of Singapore's trading port and a racially harmonious society dating all the way back to the 1800s. 3. Discover the history of these temples and their relevance then and now as we walk down the streets and memory lanes! 4. Find out about the woman who was honored with the imperial title at least 36 times over a period of 700 hundred years from Song to Qing dynasty while taking a careful look at the 2 imperial scrolls in Singapore ! 5. Hear all about the battle tales of Mazu and the Sage of Life Protector, the heart-wrenching story of the netherworld's 1st and 2nd Granduncles to the mighty and powerful Supreme Heavenly Emperor of the North. 6. Get to know the matchmaker with the highest success rate, located in one of the famed temples!
What You’ll be Doing
Explore Singapore's Ancient Temples
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What’s Included
- Light Refreshment
- Singapore Tourism Board Licensed Tourist Guide
- Young and Friendly Experienced Faciliator who has been a volunteer since he was 6 years old and with more than 20 years experience and counting.
Next Available Dates
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Select Time for 21 May 2024
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Where we'll meet
Start Point
Meet-up at Telok Ayer Mrt Exit A (158 Telok Ayer St, Telok Ayer Street, Singapore)
  • Meet at selected timeslot
  • Notes: Meeting Point at Telok Ayer MRT Exit A - Bus Stop.
End Point
  • End at Start Point(s)
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Suitability / Accessibility
  • Vegetarian food available
  • Child Friendly (Recommended Age: 7+)
Cancellation & other policies
  • Cancellation
    To secure your spot, your host will turn away other guests. Because of this, cancellations aren't allowed.
  • Minimum Participants
    If there are fewer than 4 participants, the host may reschedule or refund your booking.
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Join Hey Lad's interesting walks in Singapore where local culture, food and heritage are woven together. You'd be surprised how much you still don't know about this country!
Experience: 2 years
Speaks: Fluent English
Acceptance rate: 74%
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