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Beyond The Doors of the Red lantern

WTS Travel & Tours Pte Ltd
From S$48.00

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Beyond The Doors of the Red lantern

Discover what’s beyond the doors of the Red Lanterns…we begin our walking tour with a visit to one of the oldest Cantonese clan association in Chinatown dating back to 1840s. it’s one of the most interesting cultural centres where one can learn how to do lion and dragon dance and other Chinese cultural dances including Cantonese opera.
Walking round the corner, we find another interesting Hindu temple -Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple built by the Chettiars who were famous money lenders in the late 19th and early 20th century located on Keong Siak Street.
Keong Siak Street became famous as part of the red light district in Chinatown till the late 60s and early 70s, Today its one of fashionable dinning location and many trendy boutique hotels have taken its place. You will also discover there the first Tiger Balm factory and the head office of the AW family was.
On this walk you will discover where once upon a time a railway track that use to run through Chinatown to tank road.
Discover one of Singapore’s well known dessert “ the Red Turtle “ or in Chinese its called Ang Ku Kueh and learn how it’s made and enjoy it with your morning coffee.
Afterwhich, we will proceed to walk to a very well known street Bukit Pasoh where you would find there are lots of Chinese Societies and Clan houses. During this walk you would be able to visit one of the clan houses and discover the history of a very high Society clan association and also discover where a Singapore’s first Millionaire Chinese Gentlemen club is.

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