Walking Through Chinatown

If your visitors ask you what best captures Singapore, you can say “unique”. Singapore is unique because of its rich contrast and colour. You should be proud of Singapore’s harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture. The island state boasts of exciting events every month with unbridled energy bursting. Of course, you have to do your best to promote Singapore so your visitors feel welcome and they will consider going back here.

There are many places that you can bring them but if you should start somewhere, you can try Chinatown. If your visitors agree, you should bring them there right away. What to see in Chinatown:

Street Market


Your visitors will surely enjoy the street market. The long stretch of Pagoda street, Trengganu street and Sago lane boasts of booths and stores selling many things like trinkets, T-shirts, silk, souvenits, paintings and many more. The stalls are open from 11:00 am to 11:00pm every day.

Heritage Centre


It wouldn’t hurt if you want to share the history of Chinatown to your visitors. The Heritage Centre on Pagoda Street can tell a lot from the pioneers to the modern Chinese. You will see many things here from multi-media displays, vintage items and other things.

Food Street


If you bring your visitors to Smith Street and Trengganu street, they will see street food stalls.

Maxwell Food Centre


Maxwell is a also notable for its food centres. You can get Hainanese chicken rice here and other authentic local cuisines.

If your visitors mention going to temples or religious sites, you should consider Masjid Jamae Mosque, Sri Mariamman Temple and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. Going to Chinatown can give your visitors a clear picture of how the pioneers spent their lives.

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