Singapore - Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar & the CBD (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar & the CBD chapter from Lonely Planet’s Singapore guidebook.

Chinatown’s star attraction is food. Start with a traditional Singaporean breakfast in a kopitiam (coffeeshop). For lunch, join the crowds at a bustling hawker centre. Come evening, choose from Singapore’s hot-list eateries, serving anything from real-deal Mexican to punchy Southeast Asian.

  • visit the evocative Chinatown Heritage Centre and delving into the unspeakable hardships, destructive temptations and ultimate resilience of the immigrants who gave this part of town its name
  • maps
  • skip your hotel brekkie and heat to Ya Kun Kaya Toast, an old-school coffeeshop, for a tra-ditional morning slap-up
  • transport
  • meet the stars of the show in the Chinese Theatre Circle, an unusually informal tea-house
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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