Discover Civic District and Singapore River with a passionate local guide. There was a time when fishing boats and spices lined our colonial shore. Today, we have transformed to be buzzing city teeming with history, culture and architecture. Let us take you on a stroll around the Singapore River and tell you inspiring stories of a resilient nation that fought against all odds. Some of the many interesting spots in the Civic District area include the Merlion Park, the historically-significant Padang and the neoclassical Victoria Theatre. Our walking tours take you where cars cannot go while our expert guides breathe life into history through fun stories and insider tips.
Starting Point. Meet and great with your local guide at Raffles Place MRT Station - Exit A (Street Level)
Along the Singapore River, life was born. From spices and pirates, we've faced the storm. To civil, social, arts and finance, we have indeed transformed. 200 years since our Colonial Days, these facades remain in Singapore today.
You will explore the best of Singapore "must-visit" sightseeing spots in one tour, learn about the city's transformation from a fishing village to a metropolitan city, be introduced to Singapore's multi-cultural society, heritage and culture . Also, you can capture the best photos and videos at scenic spots, while discovering lesser-known areas with rich stories shared by our local guides
From its origins as a fishing village to its roles as a trading port under the British Empire, the Lion City's history has been inseparable from that of the Singapore River.
Discover the rich history of our newly minted National Monument and gain access to the hotel's interior.
Your Singapore trip isn't complete without a visit to the Civic District, where modern Singapore began. The Civic District is where Singapore's historical, architectural and cultural heritage started.
Take in the region's newest and largest museum of modern Singapore and Southeast Asian art housed within two of Singapore's awe-inspiring national monuments.
Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay
Have a glimpse of this world-class premier arts centre situated along the scenic Marina Bay. It is fondly nicknamed "the Durian" by Singaporeans for its resemblance to the popular fruit.
Meet our Singapore's national icon, the mythical Merlion with the head of a lion and the body of a fish.
End of tour
Raffles Place MRT Station - Exit A (Street Level)