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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Crot | Trengganu, Singapore 048942, Singapore
Central Area/City Area
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Reviewed today

It was Chinese New year whilst we were there if you can stand the crowds then go for it. We were there very early evening and it was already very busy so decided to eat early. Very good value for money. We stayed for about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FarAway770107
Reviewed today

Chinese have populated the area for hundreds of years and although not as Chinese focused as it once was it has been retained in many places with its old buildings many of which are heritage listed. It is one of the more interrsting areas of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed yesterday

Really love the area because food is in abundance, and love to see all the characters there. Glad I stayed in this area as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nickfulleraussie
Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed our time in Chinatown in Singapore. There were some really neat architectural buildings and there was more room to maneuver in the market areas. The market prices were good (with a little bartering where it made sense to do so), the goods were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank trek4cs
Reviewed yesterday

We were there in Chinese Lunar New Year period. It was all lights up with decorations and the whole ambient was just beautiful and joy! We went to walk down the whole street and also visit the Indian temple, smith street and the magnificent Chinese...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank karensullivan2017
Reviewed yesterday

Fun area worth viewing. Easily walkable area with great food and worthy things to see. Plan to spend 2-3 hours just viewing the area. Lots of cheap junk but a fun walk. Wear comfortable shoes.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MidtourAfghanistan
Reviewed yesterday

It is such a contrast to see the traditional Chinese temple and old town decorated with red lanterns with a background of modern buildings. You will enjoy local foods in reasonable prices.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank yasuko n
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really nice area with lots of affordable places to eat. Everyone very friendly and welcoming. Try as much street food as you can!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RSam78
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really enjoyed Chinatown. I had a tour guide, which I recommend, as it helps to understand the history. There is s different feel here than in other parts of Singapore. Great food in the area, colorful buildings, just a great place to walk around,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 2 days ago

Compared to chinatown in KL - this is amazing. Loads of room and you are not hassled by sellers. Loads of great stuff both budget and higher end and great place for souvenirs with loads of options. Close by is hawker centre but we found...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Hi... I think 7-11 is your best bet.. Happy travels!!
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I paid with Singapore dollars all the time, I’m not sure if they’d take us dollars.
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We went at night and it was safe and fun