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“Not a priority....”
Review of Chinatown

Chinatown
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$64.91*
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Singapore's Chinatown Trishaw Night Tour with Transfer
Ranked #23 of 809 things to do in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
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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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Italy
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“Not a priority....”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

It may seem strange to have a Chinatown in the middle of a country that is 75% ethnic Chinese but Singapore does have one. You can reach it on the MRT (Chinatown MRT station). If can find cheap souvenirs here on the pedestrian street and there is a really nice temple there. Walk around a few of the streets but there isn't too much to see. I think it shows better in the nighttime. No need to spend a lot of time here....

Visited May 2013
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Manila, Philippines
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“Like any other Chinatown”
Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

I agree with the other reviewers here, this place is just like any other chinatown in other countries. Went here last year with a friend, had a good taste of the street food offered here. Went to shop for some souvenir items here, which were cheap. Place is okay, and is a good place to visit if you have a lot of time in SG.

Visited June 2012
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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“just like another chinatown”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

yap, just like another chinatown around the world. you can find cheap street food, cheap accommodation, and the chines shop everywhere

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Worth two visits”
Reviewed May 14, 2013

First come for the food then come for the shopping. Chinatown is just a melting pot of smells, aromas and some of the best that Singapore has to offer. Make sure you go upstairs to the huge hawkers market. Meals range from S$3 to S$5.

Visited May 2013
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“Loved Chinatown - worth a visit”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

We went to Chinatown to see the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple - but really enjoyed walking around looking at the streets and architecture - definitely worth a visit if you have the time - otherwise you can get a flavour of it from the hop-on, hop-off bus which goes through some of it.

Visited April 2013
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