Chinatown

While Singapore is still largely Chinese, the city’s very own Chinatown still has its own distinctive charms and allure that makes it a compelling...

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Singapore Area – Chinatown

No trip to Singapore would be complete without a visit to the popular Chinatown area. Located on the south of the island, right near Downtown Core, Chinatown is easily accessible by the MRT.

There are heaps of things to see and do in Chinatown including eating great food, watching live entertainment and visiting museums and religious temples.

What to See & Things to Do in Chinatown Singapore – Attractions, Hotels & Tours

If you are looking to shop whilst in Singapore, then Chinatown is a great option for you, as there are plenty of retail stores where you can purchase clothing and accessories, souvenirs at Pagoda Street or traditional Chinese medicine along South Bridge Road. The street markets are probably the most popular attraction here as they sell heaps of clothing and souvenirs at a cheap price.

You can stop at any of the street vendors and try some of the local dishes, or stop off at one of the many restaurants for a delicious meal. Make sure to try har guay teaw, laksa or Hainanese chicken rice, which are some of the most popular dishes here.

Head over to some of the Chinese temples to learn about Chinese culture in Singapore, and you can also head over to a local Mosque or Hindu Temple which are also located in this area.

Chinatown also comes alive during the biggest festival in Singapore, Chinese New Year. During this time, you will see lanterns, light shows, dragon dances and live music as this part of the city really comes to life!

So make sure to visit Chinatown on your next visit to Singapore. Click the links below to discover all the attractions and activities on offer!

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Chinatown

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