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Address: Crot | Trengganu, Singapore, Singapore
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: 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 at Night: Cultural and Historical Tour of Chinatown

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Whilst in Singapore spent an evening in china town The colour and vibrancy of the area is intoxicating Shopping is abundant Reasonable resturaunts, with excellent food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Whilst in Singapore spent an evening in china town The colour and vibrancy of the area is intoxicating Shopping is abundant Reasonable resturaunts, with excellent food choices And the highlight of the was the rickshaw cavalcade through the street for 30 minutes was exciting and something not too be missed

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Like many Chinatown areas this one has a number of restaurants and shops. Make sure to visit the temples in the area - the Buddha Tooth Relic temple in particular

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We stayed in China town for four nights. Overall nothing to different from Sydney Chinatown. Worth having at least one meal here but you can do this in half a day. As Singapore has a lot of other great activities to do.

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Lots of small markets to shop! Great food to eat! People are so friendly in Singapore - it's clean and you feel safe! What more could you ask for.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The three places of worships (Buddha Tooth Relic & Temple museum, Sri Mariamman temple and Masjid Jamae Chulia) provided a nice contrast to the crowding commercialism around them. As per norm of a Chinatown, it has everything. From cheap hawker food to fine dining restaurants, all type of foods, fashions from branded to unknown, medicine, spa, even furniture and library,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

there are many souvenir shops along temple road and smith street, but many items are cheaper at the nearby CK department store. walk around and observe before buying anything. people's park centre has a good wet market in the basement, and an extensive hawker centre at level 2. try all sorts of affordable cuisine there throughout the day. although most... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I strolled around Chinatown by myself for about a half a day. It was just a bustling place with stimulation overload. Lots of colors, smells, sounds and PEOPLE! Lots of vendors that are all selling the same treasures and trash, but it is an experience and I really enjoyed it. I would definitely recommend if you like the hustle and... More 

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malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The place is worth to visit but if you have more than 5 days in Singapore !! we went there for only 4 hrls at the Chinese new year day.... totally different from the city of singapore.... but if you need to buy cheaper things and eat its good :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Unique neighbourhood of Singapore with 2 great hawker centers: Maxwell and Chinatown complex. Go here for unique food, the real Chinatown atmosphere and don't forget the temples... Within a few hundred meters there is a Buddhist temple, a Hindu temple and a mosque. Some streets seem a bit touristy, just wander off and find the real life!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Take a walk around chinatown, many cheap goodies that you can bring home. Don't forget to visit Tin Tin shop that just opened, for you all who loves 'Tin Tin', its a great place.

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