LOCATION: Chinatown is a famous heritage district, renowned as one of the best places to visit in the Merlion city. Its nearby attractions include Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple, Chinatown Heritage Centre, Chinatown Food Street, Singapore Gallery, and Maxwell Hawker Centre.
SOUVENIRS TO BUY: Traditional clothes, antiques, Chinese tea, herbal, medicine, decorative items like lanterns, drama masks, Chinese handwriting, and Chinese handicrafts such as silk scarves, bags, shoes, and common souvenir items such as cups, fridge magnets, key chains, lighters, cigarette boxes, mobile cases, stamps, picture frames, and chocolate.
PRICE RANGE: From S$3.00 to S$30.00
NOTE: You may find the same item offered in other shops at cheaper prices, so don’t try to buy products at the first shop.
HOW TO GET THERE:
- Bus lines: 2, 12, 33, 54, 63, 124, 143, 147, 190, 851, 961, 961#, 970 and CT1
- Nearest MRT station: Chinatown MRT (NE4)