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“One Visit is Not Enough”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Chinatown

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Singapore's Chinatown Trishaw Night Tour with Transfer
Ranked #23 of 804 things to do in Singapore
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Manama, Bahrain
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“One Visit is Not Enough”
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went twice to ChinaTown during our latest visit to Singapore. Once was not enough as there are so many places and shops to check out. Great place to pick up souvenirs and gifts. Shop keepers are polite and friendly. It is a good walk but take a brolly in case it rains. Variety of goods on offer is huge. There are also eateries: we were not disappointed.

Visited April 2017
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“Souvenir, Food , Heritage, all in one place”
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everytime I visit Singapore, I always spent time here.. Easy to get there.. We can find a lot of souvenirs , many nice restaurants, or just sitting watching the crowd.

Visited March 2017
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“From potions to religious beliefs”
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were numerous shops selling potions for every conceivable ailment. Markets were selling a variety of goods and food and the atmosphere was incredible. There were temples adorned with ancient images and one temple had a religious icon made in gold from offerings by the visiting public which weighed in excess of 100kg. A religious ceremony was taking plcae in the lower levels if the temple and this was quite a moving spectacle

Visited April 2017
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“A must visit in Singapore”
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Here you can learn the history of the Peranakan Chinese in Singapore, eat some famous chicken rice, and poke around all of the fabulous little shops, many featuring items with the intricate beadwork that the Chinese here are famous for. Also many other tasty restaurants featuring other types of cuisine.

Visited April 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Fun for the Entire Family”
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've visited Chinatown on a number of occasions. It is always a great stop for everyone in the family. Whether old or young, there seems to be something that appeals to everyone. Many shop owners may say hello and invite you in, but you will not feel pressured, as you would in some other similar marketplaces. There are plenty of places to stop for food and a drink. Be sure to check out the ice cream vendor at the corner of Pagoda and South Bridge streets for a unique Singaporean treat.

Visited April 2017
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