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9 Must Visit Places in Chinatown Singapore

 

Chinatown is in Singapore and no trip to the city can be complete without going to this place. It may have been originally the settling place for the immigrants of China who had come during the British colonial rule, but it is now a hub for other cultures as well. The list of Chinatown things to do is long but we have the most needful ones that you must fulfil during your trip to the place. So if it is your first time visiting Singapore, spend your time by going to these places in Chinatown.

1Plan a visit to one of the oldest Chinese Temple in Singapore -Thian Hock Keng Temple

Thian Hock Keng Temple is located in chinatown singapore. People come and pray the Goddess of the Seas, Mazu in this temple along with some other deities.

Hokkiens hailed from the province of Fuzhou and built this temple in 1840 and one of the popular Chinatown Temple in Singapore. The date of establishment tells us why it is one of the oldest temples in Singapore. The roofs and walls are covered by elaborated carvings that mark the architectural prowess of Southern China who didn’t use even a single nail while assembling this huge structure. Initially, the temple was located along the coastline of Singapore that served as the entry point for immigrants who thanked the deities for the safe trip. Ever since the land reclamation happened, it is now located in China Town. People come and pray the Goddess of the Seas, Mazu in this temple along with some other deities. This temple is one of the best places to visit in Singapore.

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Address: 158 Telok Ayer Street, Outram, Singapore, Singapore

 

2Delight your taste buds with authentic food flavours in Chinatown’s Maxwell Food Centre

Maxwell Food Centre Singapore located in Chinatown, Singapore. It has best Asian food at cheap prices

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In Singapore, hawker centers will give you the best food experience in Chinatown if you are looking for some authentic taste in your pallet. Maxwell Food Centre in Chinatown is a top favourite amongst the locals and tourists alike. There are some popular dishes served at famous spots inside the Food Centre but in case you are not looking for the long queue outside award-winning restaurants, then head to any of the stalls in there to get cheap but delicious food from so many cultures throughout Asia. Tourists and locals have voted Maxwell Food Centre the best place to eat authentic food in Chinatown.

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Sun-Mon:8:00 am – 2:00 am
Mon – Tue:8:00 am – 2:00 am
Tue – Wed:8:00 am – 2:00 am
Wed – Thu:8:00 am – 2:00 am
Thu – Fri:8:00 am – 2:00 am
Fri – Sat:8:00 am – 2:00 am
Sat – Sun:8:00 am – 2:00 am

Address: 1 Kadayanallur Street, Downtown Core, Singapore, 69184, Singapore

 

3Choose from a plethora of Food Stalls at Chinatown Complex

Chinatown Complex Singapore is located in Chinatown. The place offers you a wide variety of famous street food of Singapore which is amazingly delicious.

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With over 250 food stalls, Chinatown Complex is easily the largest hawker place in Singapore. The place offers you a wide variety of famous street food of Singapore which is amazingly delicious. Get your hands on chicken rice or Kway Teow and enjoy them with craft beer at budget-friendly prices most of the time. The place has so many sundry sales and close to 500, we market on the other floors of this building. The senior citizen of the city can mostly be seen here under the shelters chatting or engaged in a serious game of Chinese Chess.

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Sun:8:00 am – 12:00 am
Mon:8:00 am – 12:00 am
Tue:8:00 am – 12:00 am
Wed:8:00 am – 12:00 am
Thu:8:00 am – 12:00 am
Fri:8:00 am – 12:00 am
Sat:8:00 am – 12:00 am

Address: 335 Smith Street, Outram, Singapore, 50335, Singapore

 

4Sip your evening coffee at Everton Park

Everton Park Singapore is surrounded by a comparatively quiet residential locality where a number of diverse old shophouses are present.

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This place is surrounded by a comparatively quiet residential locality where a number of diverse old shophouses are present. This, the edge of the Chinatown, place offers some delightful coffee options and is a big hit amongst the locals here. The place is full of hipster style cafes and related outlets found amongst the sundry shops that are much traditional in their approach and appearance. You will surely come across various street art samples that have been growing in recent times.

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Address: Everton Park, Bukit Merah, Singapore

 

5Get mesmerized by beautiful evening rituals at Sri Mariamman Temple

Singapore is home to many diverse groups of people who have different religious preferences and practices. For Hindus, Sri Mariamman Temple is a Chinatown Temple that is the first Hindu Temple in Singapore constructed in the 19th century by people who migrated to the city from South India. The temple is built in the style of Drav0idian temples that has a huge tower at the entrance and the same is decorated by as many as six tiers. These are packed by sculptures of hundreds of figures depicting Hindu mythology. The temple holds high social and cultural importance to Hindus in Singapore. You should visit the temple in the evening to see the beautiful ritual there.

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Address: 244 South Bridge Road, Outram, Singapore, 58793, Singapore

 

6Enjoy the weekend night scenes at Ann Siang Hill

Ann Siang Hill is trendy restaurants in this Chinatown treasure

In the long list of things to do in Chinatown, make sure your visit to Ann Siang Hill is not forgotten. The lanes of this place are usually busy with traffic from vehicles but that isn’t the case during the weekends as it turns to a party street with restaurants and bars going out in full flow for the people who come here to enjoy dining, drinking, and dancing.

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Address: Ann Siang Hill, Outram, Singapore, Singapore

 

7Buddha Tooth Relic TempleA House To Buddhist Artifacts in Chinatown

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is along South Bridge Road.

This amazing temple is along South Bridge Road. The idea to develop this was originated in 1989 and was successfully established in 2007. The red lacquer coated walls with Tang-style designs give an extra colourfull architecture. This temple consists of sacred Budha tooth relic that people can see but only the monks are allowed to enter the relic’s chamber. It is also a museum for priceless and ancient Buddhist artifacts.

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Address: 288 South Bridge Road, Outram, Singapore, 58840, Singapore

 

8Touch the Sky From The Pinnacle @ Duxton Skybridge

The Pinnacle @ Duxton is the tallest Singapore’s public housing building. This building is actually taller than the shophouses nearby Chinatown district. Out of the two Skybridges that are connecting the towers, only the one which is on the 50th story is accessible and there is a limit of 200 visitors per day. You can have a fantastic view of surrounding office buildings and residential areas with the cultural neighborhood of Chinatown. This is the perfect place to see the fireworks and amazing aerial displays on the National Day and New Year’s Eve.

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Address: 1G Cantonment Road, Outram, Singapore, 85301, Singapore

 

9Keong Saik Road – A Place for Hipster’s Hangout in Chinatown

This Keong Saik Road was a red-light district before which was lined with rich businessmen’s mistresses and cathouses. Along with this, there was a crowd of houses, coffee shops and other various types of businesses. Trendy boutiques, amazing food outlets, hotels, and co-working spaces have replaced the gentrified area along with an old-fashioned row of narrow shops and houses. This place is now becoming one of the new age traveller hangout places in Chinatown today.

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Address: Keong Saik Road, Outram, Singapore, Singapore

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