No trip to Singapore is complete without a visit to Chinatown. Here is a list of top things to do in Chinatown, Singapore.
1. Maxwell food centre
Maxwell food centre is the finest hawker centre in Chinatown. This place is great for foodies and those who want to try authentic Singaporean food should visit this place. Besides, it has many stalls that sell various local dishes like dim sum, Chicken Rice, fish balls, Rojak, noodles and many more.
2. Thian Hock Keng Temple
Thian hock Keng Temple is the oldest and important temple of the Hokkien people in the country. It was built for the worship of Mazu, a Chinese sea Goddess.
3. Pinnacle@Duxton Skybridge
It is a 50-storey residential development in Singapore’s city centre. Pinnacle@duxton is one of the world’s tallest public housing development. The 50th storey sky bridge is open to the public and for a charge of S$6, you can enjoy stunning views of the city.
4. Buddha Town Relic Temple
Buddha Town Relic Temple is a beautiful temple located in the Chinatown area. This temple is built-in 2007 and derived its name from the left canine tooth of the Buddha, It was retrieved from the Buddha’s funeral pyre in Kushinagar, India.
5. Chinatown Street Market
No trip to Singapore is complete without a visit to Chinatown. The street market lined with many shops selling everything from foodstuff, clothes, plants, household items, a variety of spices and cheap clothes is also available in this market.
6. Sri Mariamman Temple
Sri Mariamman Temple is Singapore’s oldest Hindu temple.
It is best known for the colourful carved 6-tiered Gopurams over the temple gates.
7. The Jamae Mosque
Jamae Mosque is the oldest mosque in Singapore located on south bridge road in the Chinatown district. The founder of this mosque was Ansar saib. This mosque is also referred to as “Periyapalli” which means big mosque in the Tamil language. It was gazetted as a national monument on 19 November 1974