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Chinatown

Crot | Trengganu, Singapore, Singapore
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Ranked #45 of 336 Attractions in Singapore
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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... more » 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. « less
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Chinatown were having a festival when we visited, there were huge colourful flowers adorning the roads. It was very busy as we visited at lunch time. The food we bought was from a Hawker market, although all the restaurants in the same road were also trying to get our business. Food was cheap and okay but nothing special, maybe we... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Very easy to reach on the MRT. Lots of nice cheap souvenirs. Chinatown Food area is busy but a great experience and the food is so cheap compared with the rest of Singapore!

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Bowie, Maryland
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

if possible. I was there during the Mid-Autumn festival, so they had flowers strung across the road, which made it look a lot nicer. Chinatown also hosts the Buddha Tooth Museum and Sri Mariammam Temple, which are both neat attractions. They are less than a five minute walk apart, so it's worth seeing both if you are in the area.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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44 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Right in Chinatown, there's a big food complex where at level 2 is a place where you can get nice cheap local food. Here is also the place for you to grab cheap souvenirs. Only problem, if it rains, not much place to hide as shelter area will be crowded.

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Guwahati, India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I simply loved the combination of old and new buildings in chinatown. apart from food, clothes, i think this is best place to buy souvenirs too. very colourful.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A must to do in Singapore. The market is amazing, from 10am to 10pm. The atmosphere is very nice and you can buy for cheapest prices all the souvenirs you need!

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Boise, Idaho
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We went Sunday night to the opening ceremony. Lots of people! Found the best prices on souvenirs and trust me I have been looking. 36 key chains for $10. Post cards 6/$2. On the main side street there is a store called the $2 store I believe. I got sets of 6 silk placements with chop sticks for S$2.90 a... More

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Yorkshire
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26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Having visited Londons China town and New Yorks this one is very different.Granted there are a lot of street stalls selling unrepeatable bargains- who needs 45 key rings for $5 ?!,but there are a number of temples to visit in the vicinity and you can finish your visit with lunch at the Maxwell Road Hawker Centre where you can see... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Don't take much your brain, just straight here but MTR, you got them all what you want for friends and family members. you can throw your $1 for nice gift for visiting as your remebrance hehehe. there are nice chinese foods, good resturants even street foods, whatever tourists and visitors need, China Town is the final answer for all. What... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This area is very famous in Singapore. You almost can find anything in this place. The price is very reasonable if you know how to bargain ( you can bargain in almost the shops here). Especially for souvenirs, this is the best place for buying cute and unique gifts. If you went to this place in Mid- Autumn Festival, this... More

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