Things to do in Chinatown

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  • Mg1mcsc
    7 contributions
    We went around 5pm and were very surprised having not been there for around 4 years it was clean, smart but still lots of atmosphere
    Written 20 May 2022
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  • DavePak
    Chepstow, UK29 contributions
    If you only have time to visit one Buddhist temple then this is the one you have to see. We were blown away by the beauty and calmed by the atmosphere. We really felt like we left the busy city and had walked into another world away. It was so peaceful.
    Written 5 April 2022
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  • Ann M
    Kuwait986 contributions
    Bustling w business early in the day. Tried three different dishes and all tasty. Lines weren’t bad because it was earlier in the day. The place is kept clean and only about 75 percent open.
    Written 1 May 2022
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  • Jacob E
    Singapore, Singapore4 contributions
    This place has great information about the area. Although I've not really ventured a lot as a tourist I found this place very informative and I got to learn something new.
    Written 2 June 2021
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  • Chelsea B
    Milton Keynes, UK1 905 contributions
    There was a ceremony going on so we didn't feel comfortable entering the temple but there was lots to admire from outside. On top of the temple sits 6 tiers of brightly coloured Hindu Deities, making it one of the most impressive looking temples I've seen. 
    Written 15 July 2020
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  • Greenbay
    New Taipei, Taiwan928 contributions
    New buildings with various restaurants and renovate urban park above Tanjon Pagar Mrt station will just astonish people passing by. Either the stylish skylines or the greenery path ways certainly relax and release urban tensions.
    Written 18 November 2018
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  • G2Kpauly
    Melbourne, Australia1 426 contributions
    I went into this mall afew times while in Singapore to get Sim card, food and supermarket. It's not too big but has the shops that I needed.
    Written 17 January 2022
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  • beforeyouaccuseme
    Edinburgh, UK167 contributions
    Wonderful place full of colour and obligatory waving cats - we ate some fab street food and loved strolling the streets taking in the atmosphere, colours and the people!
    Written 16 February 2020
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  • kim buay p
    Singapore, Singapore11 016 contributions
    Pagoda Street got its name due to the majestic gopuram (grand tower) at the Sri Mariamman Temple's entrance. Chinatown MRT exit A opens to Pagoda Steet.
    Most of the shophouses here were built around 1843 and some were holding stations for coolies. One well-known firm for the coolie trade here was Kwong Hup Yuen at 37 Pagoda Street. This street is also known for its opium dens to serve the coolies. There is a heritage marker at 34 Pagoda Street as it was formerly an opium den.
    The Chinatown Heritage Centre (No. 48) is strongly recommended to understand the lives of tenants in an authentically conserved shophouse.
    At the back alley of No 83 is a mural by Yip Yew Chong titled "Mid-Autumn Festival".
    Written 27 January 2021
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  • Sharon F
    Darwin, Australia148 contributions
    We found numerous shops, money changers with good rates and massage places to explore in the People's park complex. The food court down the bottom offers value for money and we ate there a couple of times trying different foods each time. A great place to explore right near Chinatown.
    Written 25 December 2019
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  • irenesiah
    Singapore, Singapore394 contributions
    Just within 5min walking distance from Chinatown MRT (Exit A), Temple Street (just beside the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple) has amazing wall murals that will capture your attention even from afar. Definitely great for anyone who likes to know a little more about the country and the local Chinese culture with some visuals. Great for photography as well.
    Written 15 March 2020
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  • KylieIsTravelling
    Perth, Australia3 808 contributions
    China Square Central looks to be a newish shopping central with a lot of space to move around. There’s some nice eateries and a few shops, but seems to be a smallish retail area.
    Written 2 January 2020
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  • Kim T
    12 contributions
    Great shop full of everything from kitsch to genuine antiques. Goh and his family are friendly and informative, relaxed and helpful. I enjoyed looking at hundreds of gorgeous things and will go back again to see more. Loved it, a wonderful shop one of the best in Singapore for antiques.
    Written 1 January 2020
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  • Tracey G
    Halesowen, UK1 974 contributions
    Lots to see, smell, eat and buy. Very busy with tourists and locals alike. The area has a great buzz and is certainly well worth a visit
    Written 30 October 2019
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  • Phi Somchai
    Bangkok, Thailand3 571 contributions
    This departmental store has been around for many years and they sell mainly medium to high quality products from mainland China.

    The interior is well maintained and we enjoyed our shopping here.

    The shopkeepers were very friendly and helpful.
    Written 26 November 2017
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