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Katong District

East Coast Road, Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore Heritage Food Tour: Geylang Serai Market, Joo Chiat and Katong
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Singapore Heritage Tour: Peranakan Museum, Spice Garden and Food Tasting
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Small-Group Food Tour With Hawker Centre. Eat Like A Local!
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“laksa” (10 reviews)
“east coast road” (10 reviews)
“nyonya food” (2 reviews)
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East Coast Road, Singapore, Singapore
Joo Chiat
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"nyonya food"
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"shop houses"
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"joo"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This area is near airport, and it has literally everything. You can have a nice brunch, do shopping, dinner and go for a drink.

Thank Ramy B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Cool places with a lot of food, shop houses, hipster coffee shops and bars around. So much peace in the area!

Thank Tùng V
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We like to stay in this area and enjoy walking around the Shop Houses. It has a lovely traditional feel and there are also modern malls. It is well worth a visit when you are in Singapore.

1  Thank wombatdavid
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

A residential suburb rooted in wealth and traditionally associated with the Peranakan (indigenous Straits Chinese population of Southeast Asia and Singapore) and Eurasian communities, Katong is a charming picture of old and new, with hip cafes, shopping malls, cool bars and modern eateries situated alongside...More

Thank efratadenny
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to walk around and found plenty of authentic buildings, heritage and culture. Lots of shopping and food to be found. Huge amount of photo opportunities. Well worth the time spent in this area.

1  Thank Wayne S
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

One would enjoy walking the streets and visiting big shopping malls. There are nice reataurants and food courts. There a tunnels for reaching the beach and park.

Thank dmrbay
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely town - a MUST visit place with a different side of Singapore. Rich culture, great food, clean and unique :)

Thank khunnoomay
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

East Coast and Joo Chait roads are filled with traditional houses with colourful facades, some with intricate design. Plenty of refreshment stops along the way so this area makes a very pleasant walk with plenty of photo opportunities. The Laksa at 218 East Coast road...More

5  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Nice heritage place where you can relax and take photos. Katong has a lot of places with nice food too.

Thank Elvin Y
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Famous katong laksa, kim chu nyonya kuih, and hotel e.g. holiday inn express katong around this area, few places where you can enjoy the traditional, old time of Singapore time. Is not far from Marina Bay sand and downtown area, 15 minutes drive only, MRT...More

Thank elsaccs
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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of
Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group
descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay
families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is
packed with colourful shops, local characters, and
quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy
noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are
...More
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