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Exploring Singapore's Civic District and savoring local delights

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Explore Singapore's Civic District on a private tour, marveling at historic landmarks like the Padang, National Gallery, and Merlion Park. Delight in a culinary adventure by sampling local delights at hidden hawker centers, savoring dishes like Hainanese chicken rice and laksa, immersing in the city's vibrant food culture.

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Welcome to Singapore City, where history and modernity intertwine to create a world-class country. Your half-day itinerary will take you on a journey through the Civic District, a treasure trove of Singapore's rich heritage. In the comfort of your private car with a knowledgeable guide, your adventure begins.

National Museum of Singapore, where interactive exhibits and artifacts will take you on a journey through the country's past, from its humble beginnings to its current global standing.  Next, our journey continues to the historic Raffles Landing Site, where Sir Stamford Raffles first set foot on Singapore's shores in 1819. You'll gain insight into the pivotal role he played in shaping the city's destiny.

Next, Singapore River and take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque riverbanks with landmarks such as Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, Old Parliament House, and the impressive Asian Civilisations Museum. The Merlion Park, where the iconic half-lion, half-fish Merlion statue stands proudly as a symbol of Singapore's transformation into a thriving city-state.

No Singapore experience is complete without savoring local delicacies. We'll take a culinary detour to a bustling local food center, where you'll sample delectable dishes such as Hainanese Chicken Rice, Char Kway Teow, and Satay, just like the locals do.  Your guide will recommend the best stalls and provide insights into the cultural significance of each dish. 

Whether you're a first-timer or a repeat visitor, this half-day itinerary promises an enlightening exploration of Singapore's Civic District, leaving you with a deeper understanding of the city's past, present, and promising future. 

 

 

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