China Town - The Cultural Gem Of Singapore

According to many travellers, no trip to the modern country Singapore is complete without a visit to one of its famous destinations – Chinatown. This is a sharp contrast to the rest of this country, no skyscrapers, only low buildings and culture bursting out onto the streets, this is an area where any local proud of its heritage. In our best Chinatown tours, you will visit some of the age-old Chinese, Buddhist and Hindu temples, soak up the vibrant streets and explore museums to learn more about the history of this place.

China Town travel guide information

China Town Quick Facts

The Chinatown of Singapore is also known as Niu che shui. This is a subzone & ethnic enclave situated within the Outram district in Singapore’ central area.

Chinatown is well-known for its rich heritage and culture. The reason makes it being the cultural gem of this district as Chinatown is historically the place of settlement of a great number of Chinese immigrants who arrived in the then-British colony.

Visiting Chinatown, you can find it easy to taste a great array of cheap food, tourist hotspots and explore the hippest neighbourhoods.

This is also home of many important historic temples, lively hip bars, the heritage of Singapore and galore museums.

Best time to visit China Town, singapore

The best time to visit Chinatown is during the spring (March to May) and the winter (December to February) when the weather is quite comfortable (the average temperatures run from 29 to 33 degrees Celsius) with clear blue skies making easy to explore this place. You can also visit Chinatown in summer (Jun-Aug) and Fall (Sep-Nov) as due to the low season for tourism, accommodation may cost less than usual.

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Singapore City Stop

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Visit Singapore's iconic tourist sites including Mount Faber, Esplanade, Merlion Park, Mariamman Temple

Explore buzzing Chinatown and gain an insightful immersion in the diverse local culture through exciting strolls

Enjoy leisure activities at Sentosa Island, the prominent entertainment spot in Singapore

Discover Sentosa by night and admire the spectacular show Wings Of Time

Spend your free time for shopping at a wide range of malls, outlets and stores around the city

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Exciting Singapore Trip

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Embrace the vibrant atmosphere of Singapore through visits the prominent attractions around the city

Explore Singapore Chinatown where offer an incredible cultural diversity, charming architectures, and delightsome food offerings

Partake exciting Duck Tour, visit Singapore Flyer then discover more parts of the country's central region

Enjoy recreations in Sentosa Island, a must-visit place in Singapore

Contemplate a spectacular performance of art through Wings Of Time show at night

Make your time at extensive malls for more options of shopping or souvenirs when in Singapore

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Explore Singapore's Highlights

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Visit Sentosa Island, one of the most famous Singapore attractions for an amusing half-day out after your arrival flight

Enjoy night activities and Wings Of Time musical art show at Sentosa before heading back to your Hotel

Join an exciting city tour and stop at the iconic landmarks here

Explore buzzing Singapore Chinatown to learn about the diverse culture here as well as visit numerous sites across the streets

Make the rest of your leisure time in Singapore for relaxing or shopping

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Interesting Family Trip in Singapore

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Enjoy a city tour and visit the most famous sites in Singapore

Explore the busy Singapore Chinatown, where offer exciting experiences for your families

Head to Sentosa Island then embrace the entertainment paradise here

Have a great day out in Universal Studios with myriads movie-themed activities, games and rides, etc

Be an audience of Wings Of Time show for a great night end at Sentosa

Visit Jurong Bird Park and let your kids have an up close and personal with the birdlife and nature

Spend leisure time being together with shopping, relaxing, or tasting several delicious local dishes

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Visit several famous sites in Kampong Glam and explore the charming vibe of Islamic culture through exciting walks along the colorful streets

Have an up close and personal insight into the local as well as Malay traditions in Singapore while discovering the Geylang Serai Market

Embrace Singapore's modernity through visits to the most prominent landmarks here

Explore vibrant atmosphere in Chinatown and learn more about the Chinese traditions as well as cultural diversity in Singapore

Pamper your appetite with a wide range of delicacies in the city's local spots

Freely go shopping at the famous trendy malls, boutique outlets or stores along the modern and traditional alleyways

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