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Located in the eastern part of the island, Geylang is today a thriving residential, commercial and cultural district that is full of life and vitality with great food, great bargains and great sights.
Geylang Rd, Singapore, Singapore
Joo Chiat
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Not sure what we expected but there wasn't much, did enjoy the walk around but didn't feel the real vibe we felt in similar districts areas in other cities. As per several reviews lots of good cheap options to eat. First thing we ran into...More

2  Thank Shane B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

If you find the city centre a little too modern and expensive, as I did you must take a little trip to the Geylang district you can eat for as little as a few pounds. And the variety is fabulous. Restaurants serving Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian,...More

2  Thank Miner63
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Historic architecture, cultural diversity and cult-status eateries are accolades not commonly associated with Geylang - which is frequently written off as the island's infamous nightlife zone. But take a stroll through its meandering lanes and bustling back alleys and you'll discover a buzzing neighbourhood lined...More

1  Thank efratadenny
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This place gets crowded really easy! Geylang is known for cheap and local food. If you cannot afford the dishes at Bugis or Orchard Road, then geyland is the perfect district for you. Also, there are some exotic food like frog pot.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Our Singaporean friends took us to this amazing street, a lot of food ... local food from frog porridge to frog legs and nasi . you find best local food There are also fruit shops where u can sit and eat some good local fruit....More

1  Thank JayHabeeb
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Gonna preface this with I hate crowded areas, but if you're a fan of high energy and being at the center of the hustle and bustle of a city, I would check the market out around Eid. I went the night before and it was...More

Thank Leena D
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The annual Hari Raya bazaar that has been held in Geylang Serai during the month of Ramadan since the 1970s. The bazaar in Geylang Serai remains a crowd magnet even though there are at least five other Hari Raya markets around Singapore in places such...More

3  Thank JamesTanSL
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I was invited to go to Geylang Bazaar with a friend who lives in Singapore. It was amazing, block after block of busy food stations, shopping and beautiful street lights. So much food to choose from it was hard to decide. Must try the spicy...More

Thank Jonea M
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Geylang is a red light district in SG but you can just visit the place for sightseeing as it boasts colonial architecture. If you love history and architecture, you would love Geylang. You can google Geylang Adventures so that you can book a day trip...More

1  Thank fey19
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

During fasting month..u got to visit geylang serai...street lighted up at night n lots to shop n eat.. U start visit from the market especially the 2nd floor where all the malay food are... must try are Biryani express.. nasi padang. .kueh kueh. Next u...More

Thank Angie T
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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of
Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group
descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay
families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is
packed with colourful shops, local characters, and
quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy
noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are
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