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Address: Crot | Trengganu, Singapore, Singapore
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Singapore Hawker Center Food Tour in Chinatown

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Why go to malls when you can shop local and help small business thrive. The noise, the people, the food after your tiring walk around the shops. Fun!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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England
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75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great to walk around and browse for gifts and authentic chinese goods. After the disappointment of China Town in Kuala Lumput this was refreshing experience, there was no hassle from any vendors and the whole experince was great and well worth travelling to, even on a showery day!

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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Why go to malls when you can shop local and help small business thrive. The noise, the people, the food after your tiring walk around the shops. Fun!

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Thank Marjorie Steffi G
Cincinnati
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154 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bustling Chinese Market full of goods, tailors, food and temples. Hawker Market offers much in way of food and beer selection. Simply order from one of many booths and sit at tables located in middle of market area. Browse through many rows/ streets of booths. See Tooth Relic Temple and enter to see more and maybe catch a ceremony. Easy... More 

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Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Chinatown's I find the same the world over, this one is nice and easy to find, usual selecton of trinkets, a good food street, very clean, and some very helpful officials for information, the ladies in the red shirts. Lots of good places ro eat and plenty of nearby bars. Diffinately a must visit whilst in Songapore.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go to pagoda street , there the mrt there fir easy access , best Kate afternoon and evenings , so many good restaurants eating on the roadside , good service clean and very enjoyable amongst the old Singapore shops nice for local dinner and cheap

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the several ethnic districts of the City-State. There are many shops and sites to see here. In addition, one may go to the Chinatown Complex, second floor, for a large number of kiosks offering a wide variety of Chinese food at low prices and high quality. It is directly across from a Tourist Bureau office and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Caught a taxi into the city from the cruise terminal,was cheap enough.Thought Chinatown was very smelly,it was very hot 31degrees & lots of people ,though this must be expected.Had a job getting a taxi to return us to the ship

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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good place to go in the evening, and view the shops, bars and restaurants. Street food available at a very reasonable price and good quality. Cool off with a Chinese beer and have a meal .

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the place where one can easily find souvenirs at a budgeted price. The shops are stuffed with lot of items that can cast a spell upon your pockets. They are not overpriced. The shops are mostly run by Chinese shopkeepers who are polite and guiding to all customers. Although they do not bargain but yet one is easily... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice cheap place for some amazing Chinese/HK food and picking up souvenirs from cheap teas to expensive perfumes.

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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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