Cultural Diversity @ Bugis Bugis MRT Station

Description

Explore the diverse and interesting Bugis Area in Singapore and find out more about the origins of Bugis Street which was once popularly known for its night life (especially for transvestites sex market) internationally in the 50s to the 80s among traders, merchants and military folks. In the mid-80s, there was termination of the nightly transgender sex bazaar, marking an end to this unique Singapore culture.

If shopping is your cup of tea, you are in luck! Bugis is one of the popular shopping destination with some of the cheapest, biggest, and hottest places to shop in Singapore. Shop till you drop at the best places in Bugis from the hipster central Haji Lane, modern shopping malls such as Bugis Junction, check out the many restored shophouses and street bazaars filled with interesting finds (including locally made pieces – perfect to bring home as souvenirs for your loved ones.

Another interesting part of Bugis is the local wet markets and traditional Chinese medicine shops offering Chinese traditional herbs and medicine for cooking and for health purposes.

Lastly, don’t miss out to visit Waterloo Street where the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (believed by the Buddists in Singapore to bring them luck after praying to the Kuan Yin) and Sri Krishna Temple and nearby churches are located.

Type of Tour : Walking 60 minutes | Meeting Place: Bugis MRT (EW12/DT14) Exit C, 220 Victoria Street, Singapore 188022. | Your friendly guide will wear orange polo teeshirt displaying “Page A Guide” signage.
Itinerary
Tour Highlights: •    Origin of “Bugis Street” and former residents •    Restored shophouses and street bazaars • Local wet market and shops selling ingredients used in Chinese cuisine and herbal concoctions •    Waterloo Street – Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple and Sri Krishna Temple and nearby churches – religious traditions brought by immigrant groups.

Description

Explore the diverse and interesting Bugis Area in Singapore and find out more about the…

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Description

Explore the diverse and interesting Bugis Area in Singapore and find out more about the origins of Bugis Street which was once popularly known for its night life (especially for transvestites sex market) internationally in the 50s to the 80s among traders, merchants and military folks. In the mid-80s, there was termination of the nightly transgender sex bazaar, marking an end to this unique Singapore culture.

If shopping is your cup of tea, you are in luck! Bugis is one of the popular shopping destination with some of the cheapest, biggest, and hottest places to shop in Singapore. Shop till you drop at the best places in Bugis from the hipster central Haji Lane, modern shopping malls such as Bugis Junction, check out the many restored shophouses and street bazaars filled with interesting finds (including locally made pieces – perfect to bring home as souvenirs for your loved ones.

Another interesting part of Bugis is the local wet markets and traditional Chinese medicine shops offering Chinese traditional herbs and medicine for cooking and for health purposes.

Lastly, don’t miss out to visit Waterloo Street where the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (believed by the Buddists in Singapore to bring them luck after praying to the Kuan Yin) and Sri Krishna Temple and nearby churches are located.

Type of Tour : Walking 60 minutes | Meeting Place: Bugis MRT (EW12/DT14) Exit C, 220 Victoria Street, Singapore 188022. | Your friendly guide will wear orange polo teeshirt displaying “Page A Guide” signage.
Itinerary
Tour Highlights: •    Origin of “Bugis Street” and former residents •    Restored shophouses and street bazaars • Local wet market and shops selling ingredients used in Chinese cuisine and herbal concoctions •    Waterloo Street – Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple and Sri Krishna Temple and nearby churches – religious traditions brought by immigrant groups.

Description

Days : 1 | Nights : 0

Available Period : 26-09-2018 to 16-10-2018

Duration : 1 Hour|

Participant Type : Public


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Inclusions


  • Land Transport
  • Playground Nearby
  • Return Ferry Tickets
  • Bike equipment
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Collision Coverage
  • Transportation
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Deluxe Coach
  • Central Air/Heat
  • Parking
  • Guides / Assistance
  • Live entertainment
  • Dinner
  • Cruise
  • Room service and meals
  • Professional tour escort
  • Beach Access
  • Roundtrip Hotel Transfers
  • Suitable for Children
  • Historic Area Nearby
  • Snowcat ride
  • Admission to park(s)
  • Driver
  • Diving Nearby
  • Service fee for tour guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Amusement Park Nearby
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Lunch
  • wheelchair
  • Jetski Tours Nearby
  • Shopping
  • Deck Furniture
  • Security System
  • State/National Park Nearby

Exclusions


  •     Extra stay pre/post tour    
  •     Extra water bottle charges    
  •     Medicines required if any    
  •     Airfare & airport taxes    
  •     Visa charges    
  •     Insurance    
  •     Passport costs    
  •     All meals and drinks    
  •     Tips to coach drivers    
  •     Tips and Gratuities    
  •     Return Airport Transfer    
  •     Any optional tours    
  •     Any airport arrival/departure tax    
  •     Alcoholic beverages    

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