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Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore, Singapore
Bukit Merah
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

An area with good restaurants, Tiong Bahru market/hawker centre, and heritage trail. A mix of architecture including high rise.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chump57
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A trip to Tiong Bahru is not complete without checking out its murals. Linking the Old with the New. These street arts depict past life of Singaporeans staying in the public housing. The first Mural is the Pasar and Fortune Teller located at 73 Eng...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very old residential estate here in Singapore and some of the building have been preserved for their heritage value. A lot of famous eateries are also located within this estate.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank alanyeo76
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

After looking for some less touristy options in Singapore, I came across tiong bahru. We got off at tiong bahru mrt which has a mall above it. We had a look around- there are a couple of food courts. We ended up coming back here...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ninganoona
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Came to market to try some food,different housing built here ,nice for a walk around if you have time

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Always fill excited whenever I visit tiong bahru. Alighted at tiong bahru mrt n walked to kim pong road to view the various low rise residential blks. Some elderly were doing their morning exercises around 730am. Walked towards the community centre then to the market....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Helen H
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Tiong Bahru is an old housing estate. Was once a burial ground. Pre-war flats built in 1930s to cater to the rich n the estate was known to house rich men's mistresses. Most old flats are built in art decor style - round stair ways,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mrs fm l
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Tiong Bahru, Singapore’s oldest neighbourhood is a hub of culture and art that offers an escape. Literally meaning “new cemetery” in a mix of Malay and Hokkien dialect, the district has mushroomed from a sleepy old district surrounded by cemeteries into the tentpole of hipster...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JuiTeoh
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

If the 'place to be' is a walk away from the MRT station, please put signs up giving directions for tourists. It was a wasted journey for us as we couldn't find it.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank lost-with-louise
Reviewed 25 October 2017

After living and working in Singapore, my wife and I still enjoy visiting Tiong Bharu. It is authentic, retro, old Singapore with references to the past, but an ever changing mix of new cafes and restaurants, great coffee, interesting book shops and all the other...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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