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Located in the eastern part of the island, Geylang is today a thriving residential, commercial and cultural district that is full of life and vitality with great food, great bargains and great sights.
Geylang Rd, Singapore, Singapore
Joo Chiat
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

Not sure what we expected but there wasn't much, did enjoy the walk around but didn't feel the real vibe we felt in similar districts areas in other cities. As per several reviews lots of good cheap options to eat. First thing we ran into...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Shane B
Reviewed November 6, 2017

If you find the city centre a little too modern and expensive, as I did you must take a little trip to the Geylang district you can eat for as little as a few pounds. And the variety is fabulous. Restaurants serving Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Miner63
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Historic architecture, cultural diversity and cult-status eateries are accolades not commonly associated with Geylang - which is frequently written off as the island's infamous nightlife zone. But take a stroll through its meandering lanes and bustling back alleys and you'll discover a buzzing neighbourhood lined...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank efratadenny
Reviewed August 18, 2017

This place gets crowded really easy! Geylang is known for cheap and local food. If you cannot afford the dishes at Bugis or Orchard Road, then geyland is the perfect district for you. Also, there are some exotic food like frog pot.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank minimize940314
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Our Singaporean friends took us to this amazing street, a lot of food ... local food from frog porridge to frog legs and nasi . you find best local food There are also fruit shops where u can sit and eat some good local fruit....More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank JayHabeeb
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Gonna preface this with I hate crowded areas, but if you're a fan of high energy and being at the center of the hustle and bustle of a city, I would check the market out around Eid. I went the night before and it was...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Leena D
Reviewed July 7, 2016

The annual Hari Raya bazaar that has been held in Geylang Serai during the month of Ramadan since the 1970s. The bazaar in Geylang Serai remains a crowd magnet even though there are at least five other Hari Raya markets around Singapore in places such...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank JamesTanSL
Reviewed June 28, 2016

I was invited to go to Geylang Bazaar with a friend who lives in Singapore. It was amazing, block after block of busy food stations, shopping and beautiful street lights. So much food to choose from it was hard to decide. Must try the spicy...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank joneam
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Geylang is a red light district in SG but you can just visit the place for sightseeing as it boasts colonial architecture. If you love history and architecture, you would love Geylang. You can google Geylang Adventures so that you can book a day trip...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank fey19
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

During fasting month..u got to visit geylang serai...street lighted up at night n lots to shop n eat.. U start visit from the market especially the 2nd floor where all the malay food are... must try are Biryani express.. nasi padang. .kueh kueh. Next u...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Ramadan, where malay's fast and awesome food appears (16 Replies)
Hey everyone! this post isnt a question but to inform everyone who's visiting singapore these days to indluge in the rich malay culture. Today marks the first day of Ramadan in which is the fasting month for the malay's in singapore, where they will fast during the day light and break fast when the sun sets. There interesting and yummy fact about this month is that when the sun sets and they start to break fast and eat, countless stalls selling delicious muslim food will be up! Do...More
July 21, 2012|
Response fromDarbynJoan|
Thanks for sharing gerbilly3...will definitely be on the look out for some yummy eats :)
Master Soon Reflexology (0 Replies)
Master Soon Reflexology is now located at Geylang Serai. However, he travels overseas very frequently. Quite difficult to get him now.
August 01, 2010|
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Geylang Serai (4 Replies)
We will be arrive on CNY eve. Is Gylang Serai open during CNY eve and CNY day? If so, what is the operation hours? What other Hawker food center open?
January 15, 2018|
Response fromSingaporeNancy|
Hi, Yes, Geylang Serai is open during CNY. The foodcentre on the second floor is open but most hawkers will close in the evening or when they have run out of food to sell, whichever is earlier. Mr Teh Tarik on the ground floor and Alwadi near the Tristar Hotel are open 24/7.