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Geylang Serai New Market

1 Geylang Serai | Geylang Serai Market and Food Centre, Singapore 402001, Singapore (Geylang)
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Ranked #134 of 279 Attractions in Singapore
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: Experience an array of Malay and Indian produce and delicacies at the Geylang Serai New Market in...
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: Experience an array of Malay and Indian produce and delicacies at the Geylang Serai New Market in Singapore.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I took a friend from Switzerland here and she was mesmerized by the colours and variety of the produce! There is a dry side of the market where fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices are sold... Along with eggs and other such stuff. The wet side of the market sells seafood, poultry and other meat - this section may have a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Markets in Asia are usually bustling with life, full of vibrant colours and yes, usually a wee bit dirtier. Geylang Serai Market is a combination of dry and wet market plus a hawker centre for mainly Malay food. If you walk around you will see many interesting fresh produce and if you just stop and chat with the vendors(when they... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Strangely I read many reviews saying it was worth a visit, it wasn't far from where we were staying so decided to give it a try. I cannot really understand how anyone could say it was a good market to visit as it was so filthy and smelly! We were welcomed by one of the biggest rats I have ever... More 

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302 attraction reviews
605 helpful votes 605 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Food in the open-air hawker centre upstairs. Shopping all around. A good place for fabrics, draperies, etc. Hint - this is one place where the popular outlets (e.g. for biryani) may not be the best value. For example, check the biryani stall along the extreme western wall upstairs. In the SW corner, for lower price than the more heavily sign-boarded... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Many types of malay food, some i have not even heard of. I had this yellow roti with curry. It's nice. There is a stall selling home-made kuehs - malay/local kuehs. Many nasi padang stalls - food looked delicious. The building seemed to have malay heritage - it looks outstanding. There are many stalls, besides food stalls. I would definitely... More 

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Singapore
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

for the varieties of malay food and spices for cooking malay dishes. You can go to the nearby Haig Rd market and soak up the Peranakan culture at the near by Joo Chiat Area as well

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Ampang
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This is a new market, or bazaar as the old ones have been demolished. This place is famous for local delicacies and local items, if you are tired of going into shopping malls or fancy restaurants. It is easy to come here, just take the MRT and drop off at Paya Lebar station. You may take the Green Line or... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

More then 10 years not been to Geylang Serai. It has new look, cleaner, more outlets. Used to be only one level, now the shops in two levels with in the new building. I feel that the prices going up compared to before. I am trying to find Malay Compact Discs, not available for latest songs. What they have are... More 

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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

during ramadan time geylang serai every tourist have to go there.Take the mrt to paya lebar the best time is after sunset

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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16 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

i trying the local dish "daging merah" for about sgd10, it was nice. u can get variety of food like Beriyani rice, chicken rice. nice place to eat and value for money.

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