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Sago Street (Street Of The Dead)

Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore
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Ranked #184 of 331 attractions in Singapore
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is a normal street that has the usual stalls selling Chinese souvenirs. It is next to the Buddha Tooth Relic, so it is quite busy. It is easily forgettable and nothing special.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Came here mid-day after having lunch across the street at the Maxwell Hawker Center. As with the rest of (this part of) Chinatown, it is packed end to end with souvenir stalls selling all kinds of cheap tchotchkes. There were some items like bracelets and bags that seemed to sell for a little less than other stalls two blocks over... More

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Just next to Buddha Tooth Relic temple, a pedestrian area, colorful and busy.Nice cheap souvenirs, tasty food, refreshing fresh juices.Nice to walk along day and night

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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

A nice street where they sell fruit and different stuff. You will get away from the car noise and it is quite picturesque.

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Bangalore, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This is a street in China Town area near to the Buddha Relic temple.All shops mostly sell the same stuff comprising of sovereigns , lights, t-shirts, dresses for ladies, watches, perfumes. Price wise it is less compared to other areas. Good for a one time visit ! Reachable by NE MRT line - China Town station.

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Sago street located in the heart of Chinatown, very close to a Buddhist temple, one of the most beautiful and fascinating in the whole city. Is one of the many access points to Chinatown, very picturesque and choreographic, at first impression I was impressed by the many colours which accompany this road, with its terraced houses, to the countless stalls,... More

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Sago street is one of streets in Chinatown, there are many lovely old houses here and heaps of places to eat and drink, it's usually very full of tourists.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

Just like Chinatown, it's a must see place to grab tasty food, refreshing drinks and there's plenty of shops to grab your interest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011 via mobile

Very interesting street to stumble across whilst walking around Chinatown. Take the time to read the plaque and reflect on how this street used to be. It is now full of juice bars and I highly recommend stopping for a refreshing fresh coconut!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2007

I wouldn't have realised that this was the Street of the Dead if it wasn't for the sign stating this fact. It is just a typical street in Chinatown and, as with all the streets in this area, I found it fascinating. The attached photo describes what Sago Street used to be up until 1961 when death houses were outlawed.

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