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Katong District

East Coast Road, Singapore, Singapore
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Small-Group Tour: Singapore History and Cultural Tour through Food
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Singapore Heritage Food Tour: Geylang Serai Market, Joo Chiat and Katong
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Singapore Heritage Tour: Peranakan Museum, Spice Garden and Food Tasting
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East Coast Road, Singapore, Singapore
Joo Chiat
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We like to stay in this area and enjoy walking around the Shop Houses. It has a lovely traditional feel and there are also modern malls. It is well worth a visit when you are in Singapore.

1  Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A residential suburb rooted in wealth and traditionally associated with the Peranakan (indigenous Straits Chinese population of Southeast Asia and Singapore) and Eurasian communities, Katong is a charming picture of old and new, with hip cafes, shopping malls, cool bars and modern eateries situated alongside...More

Thank efratadenny
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to walk around and found plenty of authentic buildings, heritage and culture. Lots of shopping and food to be found. Huge amount of photo opportunities. Well worth the time spent in this area.

1  Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

One would enjoy walking the streets and visiting big shopping malls. There are nice reataurants and food courts. There a tunnels for reaching the beach and park.

Thank dmrbay
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely town - a MUST visit place with a different side of Singapore. Rich culture, great food, clean and unique :)

Thank khunnoomay
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

East Coast and Joo Chait roads are filled with traditional houses with colourful facades, some with intricate design. Plenty of refreshment stops along the way so this area makes a very pleasant walk with plenty of photo opportunities. The Laksa at 218 East Coast road...More

3  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Nice heritage place where you can relax and take photos. Katong has a lot of places with nice food too.

Thank Elvin Y
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Famous katong laksa, kim chu nyonya kuih, and hotel e.g. holiday inn express katong around this area, few places where you can enjoy the traditional, old time of Singapore time. Is not far from Marina Bay sand and downtown area, 15 minutes drive only, MRT...More

Thank elsaccs
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This residential district is one of the most bustling neighbourhood in Singapore. Historical and rich in heritage, there are many restaurants and cafes in colourful shophouses serving Peranakan delicacies.

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 4 December 2016

My local friend and his family live in this area, tonight we dined at the Danji Korean BBQ Buffet restaurant in Tanjong Katong Rd. The BBQ was cooked by the kids at the table, the meat and vegetables were matched by the sauces and kimchee...More

2  Thank PAC6017
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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