Things to See and Do in Chinatown
Singapore is not Singapore without the presence of Chinatown and you will not be called a local if you haven’t visited Chinatown. If you visit Chinatown, there are always a lot of things to see and do. Chinese and non-Chinese are welcome to visit, explore and enjoy the place. You will surely appreciate the lively colours, displays and more importantly, you will get a glimpse of their culture. Spending time in Chinatown is not a waste. Here’s a list of things you can see and do in Chinatown:
Chinatown Street Market
If you want to spend your hard earned money frugally, Chinatown Street Market is there to offer opportunities. You can find almost anything in the market. There are bags, shoes, tea, antiques, souvenir items and many more. There are many shops that you can consider. Actually there are shops that offer great deals if you purchase a bulk.
Chinatown Heritage Centre
Chinatown Heritage Centre is one of the main attractions of Chinatown. The centre features the story of early Chinese immigrants. You will enjoy shopping (in the street market) plus you will learn about the history of Chinese immigrants. It is like hitting two birds with one stone.
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
The pagoda is famous for tourists and locals. The temple has many levels with different things to offer. There’s a Museum of Southeast Asian Buddhist Art, Prayer Wheel and Roof Garden. You will surely appreciate the Buddhist’s way of life.
Aside from the places mentioned above, you can choose to visit Chinatown Complex, Chinatown Food Street, nearest Parks and Museums, Temples, etc. If you are worried about entrance fees, don’t bother much because it is not that expensive.
There is always more.
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