Coolies to Towkay (aka Rags to Riches) Telok Ayer Street, Fuk Tak Chi Museum

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Poverty was the main reason most early immigrants left their loved ones and hometown for the unknown future in a foreign land called Singapore. Certainly, other than the tracing the 19th century coastline to the early Chinese settlement along Singapore river. There are two Highlights that may be of interest to you as a tourist.

Yueh Hai Ching Temple: Many lovelorn singles goes to Yueh Hai Ching Temple to pray for a soulmate.  You would find historical Chinese classics figurine and deities in this temple. It is also an awardee of the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage award,

Fuk Tak Chi Museum is Singapore’s first street museum that features more than 200 artefacts contributed by residents in Chinatown. It is also, Singapore’s oldest temple dedicated to deity Tua Pek Kong (Originally built in 1824).  It features Chinese history and culture, and showcases artefacts that provide a good reflection on the lives of early Chinese migrants.

Coolies are odd job labourers and Towkays are successful businessmen that may started off as Coolies. If their journey to riches interest you, do join us on a full search from Coolies-to-Towkay Tour.

GO ON A SEARCH OF “RAGS-TO-RICHES” WITH US!
Meeting Place: Open area next to ‘Homage to Newton’ Sculpture at UOB Plaza 2 via Raffles Place MRT Station Exit G. Guide will wear orange polo teeshirt displaying “Page A Guide” signage.

Mode: Walking Tour

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Poverty was the main reason most early immigrants left their loved ones and hometown…

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Poverty was the main reason most early immigrants left their loved ones and hometown for the unknown future in a foreign land called Singapore. Certainly, other than the tracing the 19th century coastline to the early Chinese settlement along Singapore river. There are two Highlights that may be of interest to you as a tourist.

Yueh Hai Ching Temple: Many lovelorn singles goes to Yueh Hai Ching Temple to pray for a soulmate.  You would find historical Chinese classics figurine and deities in this temple. It is also an awardee of the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage award,

Fuk Tak Chi Museum is Singapore’s first street museum that features more than 200 artefacts contributed by residents in Chinatown. It is also, Singapore’s oldest temple dedicated to deity Tua Pek Kong (Originally built in 1824).  It features Chinese history and culture, and showcases artefacts that provide a good reflection on the lives of early Chinese migrants.

Coolies are odd job labourers and Towkays are successful businessmen that may started off as Coolies. If their journey to riches interest you, do join us on a full search from Coolies-to-Towkay Tour.

GO ON A SEARCH OF “RAGS-TO-RICHES” WITH US!
Meeting Place: Open area next to ‘Homage to Newton’ Sculpture at UOB Plaza 2 via Raffles Place MRT Station Exit G. Guide will wear orange polo teeshirt displaying “Page A Guide” signage.

Mode: Walking Tour

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Days : 1 | Nights : 0

Available Period : 27-09-2018 to 19-10-2018

Duration : 2 Hour|

Participant Type : Public


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