Discover Singapore Chinatown
Singapore's Chinatown is an ethnic neighbourhood featuring distinctly Chinese cultural elements and a historically concentrated ethnic Chinese population. Chinatown is located within the larger district of Outram. As the largest ethnic group in Singapore is Chinese, Chinatown is considerably less of an enclave than it once was
Home to traditional shop houses, temples and cultural heritage, Singapore Chinatown is a must see for most visitors.
From the rooftop dragons of the Thian Hock Keng Temple, the festively gaudy Hindu Sri Mariamman Temple to the outdoor eating area of Smith Street.
Chinatown has something for everyone.
• Tours to Singapore Chinatown
From birth to death, traditional customs play an essential role in the life of Singapore's Chinese immigrants. Learn about the various practices as you take a walk through Singapore's Chinatown. Meet a Chinese doctor and be introduced to the yin and yang of Chinese medicine.
Visit a confectionery shop and learn about special foods prepared for Chinese holidays. Discover the rituals surrounding life's major phases, from birth to marriage to death.
Learn how the theory of yin and yang applies to traditional Chinese medicine as you meet with a Chinese doctor at a medicine hall. Walk through a wet market (fresh food market commonly found in Asian countries) and explore the stalls of livestock, vegetables and various housewares.
Discover the local delicacies commonly enjoyed during Chinese celebrations and taste some of these sweets at a traditional confectionery shop.