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Tiong Bahru Estate

Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore, Singapore
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Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore, Singapore
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"heritage trail"
in 8 reviews
"hawker centre"
in 9 reviews
"food market"
in 4 reviews
"residential estate"
in 2 reviews
"wangz hotel"
in 2 reviews
"display boards"
in 2 reviews
"lor mee"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"mrt station"
in 3 reviews
"food court"
in 3 reviews
"housing"
in 9 reviews
"architecture"
in 8 reviews
"glimpse"
in 3 reviews
"series"
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"galleries"
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"tourists"
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"shopping"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A trip to Tiong Bahru is not complete without checking out its murals. Linking the Old with the New. These street arts depict past life of Singaporeans staying in the public housing. The first Mural is the Pasar and Fortune Teller located at 73 Eng...More

Thank MBloom14
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a very old residential estate here in Singapore and some of the building have been preserved for their heritage value. A lot of famous eateries are also located within this estate.

Thank alanyeo76
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

After looking for some less touristy options in Singapore, I came across tiong bahru. We got off at tiong bahru mrt which has a mall above it. We had a look around- there are a couple of food courts. We ended up coming back here...More

Thank Ninganoona
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Came to market to try some food,different housing built here ,nice for a walk around if you have time

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Always fill excited whenever I visit tiong bahru. Alighted at tiong bahru mrt n walked to kim pong road to view the various low rise residential blks. Some elderly were doing their morning exercises around 730am. Walked towards the community centre then to the market....More

Thank Helen H
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Tiong Bahru is an old housing estate. Was once a burial ground. Pre-war flats built in 1930s to cater to the rich n the estate was known to house rich men's mistresses. Most old flats are built in art decor style - round stair ways,...More

Thank mrs fm l
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Tiong Bahru, Singapore’s oldest neighbourhood is a hub of culture and art that offers an escape. Literally meaning “new cemetery” in a mix of Malay and Hokkien dialect, the district has mushroomed from a sleepy old district surrounded by cemeteries into the tentpole of hipster...More

Thank JuiTeoh
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

If the 'place to be' is a walk away from the MRT station, please put signs up giving directions for tourists. It was a wasted journey for us as we couldn't find it.

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

After living and working in Singapore, my wife and I still enjoy visiting Tiong Bharu. It is authentic, retro, old Singapore with references to the past, but an ever changing mix of new cafes and restaurants, great coffee, interesting book shops and all the other...More

Thank IADP1
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We often visit Singapore (a stop over between Europe & Australia) and our experiences have been variable. This time we tried to avoid the very boring, high rise areas where most of the shopping malls cater for the super rich. So after reading some travel...More

Thank NotMolly
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