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Chinatown, Singapore

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Discover the scents of traditional food amid the clamor of street markets at Chinatown, Singapore's traditional Chinese quarter. Crowded and busy throughout the day, this neighborhood allows visitors and locals mingle in a cultural melting pot. Treat yourself to some of Singapore's best foods at one of the many authentic restaurants, or cool off at a lively bar. Test your bargaining skills at a street stall, offering discounts on souvenirs, clothing, and electronics. Put Chinatown at the forefront of your travel plans using our Singapore road trip app.
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  • Perhaps not the most expensive high-quality area of the city. Yet it was so colorful and offered new foods and items I've never seen before. A lively atmosphere in one of the most central areas of...  more »
  • In this very modern city it is nice to find some old-fashioned charm and architecture. Also a good place to find a simple restaurant, which is what we did for lunch.  more »
  • Good for some souvenir shopping. Most of it is street shoppin but it's very lively at night. Sellers behave well unlike in Hong Kong where they start abusing if you try and don't buy. A go to place to buy fridge magnets, luggage tags, Singapore Lion miniature and other Nick knacks.
  • A new world! Cultural experience. Best for shopping. Lots of food joints here.

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