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Chinatown

Crot | Trengganu, Singapore, Singapore
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As featured in 3 days in Singapore
Ranked #46 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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Bowie, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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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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23 helpful votes 23 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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14 helpful votes 14 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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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Sandefjord, Norway
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

When in Singapore, this is a place that is highly recommended to go and visit. My favorite part are the street vendors and all the quirky little shops with Chinese art. Also a cool experience to visit the open food market and gawk at the live frogs and turtles. In addition to the Chinese theme, Chinatown also holds a beautiful... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

I don't usually visit Chinatown in Asian countries because most tend to be over-rated for tourists. But the Singapore Chinatown is really different and would highly recommend. If you want cheap Asian food with lots of variety, this is the place to go. There are streets after streets of food stalls / restaurants and shops to choose from. If you... More

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Loved the vibrant feel of the markets, great variety of souvenirs and not too pushy sales people. The food stalls were busy with locals and travellers and looked tempting.

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