Singapore's oldest and most important Hindu temple and worth a visit for the intricately carved gopuram (statuary above the entrance), which gave adjacent 'Pagoda Street' its name.
Singapore's oldest and most important Hindu temple and worth a visit for the intricately carved gopuram (statuary above the entrance), which gave adjacent 'Pagoda Street' its name. This is an active temple, so take off your shoes and don't disturb the worshippers.
244 South Bridge Road, Singapore
+65 6223 4064
One of Singapore's oldest mosques, built in the 1830s by Tamil Muslims in an Indian style
Tiny little museum tucked away across the Chinatown Heritage Centre; the entrance is well-hidden, but generally marked out by nondescript display cases
An excellent museum chronicling how Chinatown came to be and the privation suffered by early migrants
Towering above southern Chinatown, this four-story temple was completed only in 2007
3-storey visitor gallery with large scaled models of the entire country (ground floor) as well as the city centre (incredibly life-like), which provide good orientation of the country for first-timers
The oldest Hokkien temple in Singapore, dating back to 1821, although the structure was thoroughly refurbished in 2000
Formerly the traffic police HQ, now a design center painted firehouse red with a museum devoted to contemporary design
Viewing gallery opened in 2010 at the rooftop of OUB Centre offers an unparalleled 360-degree view of Singapore from the highest point in the city-state at 282 metres
Singapore's tallest public housing project has a 50th story viewing deck that offers some of the best city views around at a fraction of the cost of the Singapore Flyer