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Chinatown

Address: Crot | Trengganu, Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore's Chinatown Morning Walking Tour
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Ranked #33 of 278 Attractions in Singapore
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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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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Las Piñas, Philippines
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

yup... during my 2nd visit to singapore, I stayed in a hotel with my parents near chinatown train station and its near chinatown. its a place in singapore where you can find souvenir items such as ref magnets, keychains, and many more!

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chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Ideally you should start the tour from the Indian temple and then enter the street next to it... keep walking, browsing the various shops and sampling the street food delights... Don't miss the roast duck stall in the street food market!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The cleanest chinatown I have ever seen. No fake stuff. Only souvenir and chinese handcrafts. But nice place to visit to take pictures and eat chinese.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

One of the most overlooked places to visit from a Tourist perspective. Most of the Indian tourists I know who come to Singapore go & to Mustafa for some odd reason! That's like visiting New York & heading to WalMart first! Chinatown is a treasure chest of odd buys, amazing food & just a quaint back neighbourhood feel with a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

For visitors this is a must visit part of Singapore. We lived here for 6 months and had a wonderful time getting to know all the options for food....one of my favourites is the Chinatown Seafood cafe - its the one with the yellow chairs along Pagoda Street as you exit the MRT. Great Black Pepper Crab (ask for a... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This is the best place for tourists to shop. The chinatown market starts through one of the exit of chinatown MRT, which has a wide variety of souvenirs, gift items, clothing, chocolates, jewellery for ladies and lots more in a quite good rate. Almost all shops have deals like 3 for $10 OR 4 for $10 OR 5 for $10... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It's located in central of city so get easy to go everywhere by Mrt or bus. There are many food courts, markets, shopping mall and attractions. The food is cheap, everything is ok. U can walk to Clark Quay and Boat Quay, no need take a bus or Mrt , it's close and very convenient. U should to stay there!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Plenty of smaller shops scattered around Chinatown with an array of cheaper goods for purchase. Also a selection of cheaper places to eat. During CNY this place can be ridiculously crowded, but also quite fascinating to observe the street markets etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Chinatown is really nice place to see little shops and eat cheap and good food middle of the street. Easy to get by bus or by metro.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

China town was a great place to visit especially just before chritmas . The decorations were fantastic. Shops sold lots of cheap crap but I was there for the sight not the shopping.

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