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Address: Crot | Trengganu, Singapore, Singapore
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

For a fascinating peek into Singapore’s Chinese culture and history,...

For a fascinating peek into Singapore’s Chinese culture and history, Chinatown is good place to start. Here, you’ll enjoy a mix of heritage visits to museums, shopping as well as a good variety of food options, sure to leave a traveller happy and satisfied at the end of the day.

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Chinatown is a must to see

We visited Chinatown on a tour. We learnt so much about the culture. They have hawker shops in Chinatown as our guide said people are not allowed to sell things on the streets. So... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Chinatown on a tour. We learnt so much about the culture. They have hawker shops in Chinatown as our guide said people are not allowed to sell things on the streets. So many historical buildings and temples to see. There is lots of great restaurants as well. We were here during the celebrations of the Chinese New Year... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

That was a real relax from Orchard road & singapore high prices) In china town you get less expensive meals & a great price food markets. Plus a good place for bargaing souvenirs & finding interesting things, like silver coins for example. Also the place for Buddha temple, famous indian temple & a mosque. Very much worth visiting!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Maybe the weather wasn't helpful, but I didn't enjoy stopping by ! You may pass through in the hip hop bus but it doesn't worth to get down .

Thank nadiaJordan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went a really enjoyed the area. There is 4-5 streets packed with Chinese shops and restaurants! Good bargains to be had and good food as well!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This must be one of the best Chinatowns around the World that I have visited. A riot of colour and humanity joined in to experience food and sights that this community has made Singapore famous.The food street is a wonderful open area of community.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Because it's so easy to get around in Singapore on the SMRT. A trip to Chinatown is a must. With historical buildings and temples. A whole load of fantastic eateries. Amazing shopping opportunities. A very good museum. This is an absolute must visit area. Easy to get around on foot although of course it is a busy area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked there from our hotel and were amazed at the size of it. Lots and lots of food outlets that the locals use. We choose one after asking a guy what it was he was eating because it looked so good. He as very helpful, as they all are. We certainly weren't disappointed, it was superb, rounded off with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we spent almost 2 days here it is so much fun. lots and lots to see and do. The temples are a must to visit while you are browsing shopping having a snack and watching the world go by.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love walking around this chinatown They have all the cheap goods you would expect, and also some good souvenirs. You want to a cheap shirt that will practically dissolve in the washing machine the first time you wash it? Check! Some nice souvenir chopsticks? Check! A suit made for you? Check! Really cheap souvenir magnets for your office buddies?... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

China town is changing gears to accommodate the new lifestyle of Singaporeans. You still find the old world charm but they are fading away. you get road side flea market selling Chinese products and plenty of food stalls. Whats amazing is TINTIN concept store for all tintin fans

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Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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