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Overview
Take some time away from Singapore’s headlong rush into the future with a historical tour of its somber, but interesting past. Learn about the history of the Japanese occupation of Singapore during World War II, visiting former prisoner of war camps, landmarks, and memorials. Travel with a guide who narrates the history of this significant historical period, the context of which is easy to miss when traveling independently.
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You'll start at
Pasir Ris
Pasir Ris Drive 1, SingaporeMeet at Pasir Ris MRT Station, Outside Exit B. If you are travelling via taxi: Alight at Pasir Ris Central, in front of White Sands Mall. You will enter the MRT station via Exit A. Exit B is just across.
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  • 1
    Johore Battery
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 2
    The Changi Museum
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Changi Prison Complex
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Changi Beach Boardwalk
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    Changi Village Market
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 6
    Kranji War Memorial
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Kranji Stn
SingaporeTour ends at Kranji MRT Station
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Highlights
  • This tour teaches the history of Japanese occupation of Singapore 
  • Skip the malls to learn about this somber event in Singapore’s history
  • Listen to a guide inject life into Singapore’s history
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach, convenient on hot, humid days
What to Expect
Make your way to the designated departure point in Singapore and meet your guide and air-conditioned coach to travel to the temporary exhibition of the Changi Museum and Chapel. Stop along the way to explore the Johore Battery and see its replica World War II gun. Drive past the Changi Prison Complex before stopping at the boardwalk to learn about Singapore's defense strategy during the war. Enjoy free time on the beach before visiting both the Changi Village Market and the Kranji War Memorial, a hospital burial ground during the war that became the final resting place of thousands of Allied servicemen. Your tour ends back at Singapore’s Kranji Stn. Please note: The Changi Museum and Chapel is currently under renovation until late 2020. This stop is now a visit to the temporary exhibition of the Changi Chapel and Museum, which is set up at around the same area as the original.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pasir Ris Drive 1, Singapore
Duration
4h
Return Details
Kranji Stn, Singapore
Inclusions
  • English-speaking licensed guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Snacks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please arrive at the departure point 15 minutes in advance for registration
  • Walkers are advised to wear comfortable shoes, bring an umbrella or poncho, and a bottle of water
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The Changi Museum & Chapel is currently closed for renovation until late 2020. During this period, the tour will include a visit to the temporary exhibition of the Changi Chapel and Museum instead.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 38 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
331Reviews
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By: The Original Singapore Walks
Jessica M
21
Comprehensive and knowledge-rich tour
We had the 'Dragon' lady lead this tour! Thoroughly pleasant, amiable and very very knowledgable. The best part
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Peter Craggs
Guildford, United Kingdom
41
Really great tour
This was an excellent tour for those interested in the WWII history of Singapore. It complements a visit to the
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Andy R
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
51
Emotional Tour
Great tour and fantastic tour guides. We had Joanne who was excellent, stories told of what happened during and
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Valerie E
Palm Coast, Florida
30
Enjoy Helena and learn about Chinatown
What a wonderful way to learn about the history and culture of Chinatown and how it relates to the Singapore of
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Piaindc
Washington DC, District of Columbia
3318
Highly recommended
Very good tour with lots of interesting information about Singapore, its history and people. Helen was a fantastic
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Tom and BJ K
Ely, Minnesota
138
Excellent tours!
We recently were in Singapore looking for some unique things to do. We had two mornings to fill, and I read some
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Sarah G
Manchester, United Kingdom
368
Thoroughly enjoyable!
I really enjoyed this walking tour around Fort Canning Park and the Battlebox. It packs 700 years of history into
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Cosmopolitan776167
74
An interesting site of historical importance.
Had booked for this tour a couple of months beforehand (together with the 'Changi Coach Tour'), as this extended
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Cosmopolitan776167
74
A extremely interesting and varied afternoon tour.
I had booked up for this tour a couple of months beforehand, as I guessed that places would be limited and it only
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WiseWorldTravelers
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
11431
Fantastic Tour
As a disclaimer--my husband is an absolute history buff. Our guide, Carol Dragon was exceptional. She was animated
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