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Yes the place is touristic (especially near the famous Merlion) but if you do the whole walk around the bay (1h - 1h30) you will have access to different views that change as a function of the day light..
Quayside full of restaurants and bars, quality is variable but fun place to visit in the evenings, however you will be accosted every 3 steps by every restaurant owner inviting you to enter their restaurant or bar. Displays of live crabs impressive but prices for...More
A place to dine along the riverside, however, also the most touristic place in Singapore. Remember to check out the places here on TripAdvisor before eating there. There are so many other nice places to eat in Singapore that I would not recommend eating there....More
The place has a good atmosphere with lots of restaurants to chose from; we tried a couple of restaurants here to eat chilli crab; not cheap don’t expect much change out of S$300 but good place to visit
We (tried to) eat at the Harvester Chinese restaurant. Seating was shared with the Indian restaurant next door. Clearly the Chinese maître d' claimed ownership of our patronage over the Indian chap. But we were to be sitting in the Indian section and drinking his...More
A very touristy part of Singapore. You beter of to find restaurants away from this part as most of them are overpriced and the quality and service is not the same as in other places in Singapore. Great area to people (tourist) watch especially at...More
The Singapore River is the one of heritage, history and the core of Singapore’s transformation from sleepy fishing old village to modern metropolis. River Cruise in Singapore River by Boat Quay take on a voyage through Singapore’s historic moments to sail the route taken by...More
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Well, you got all the answers in the tourist books already, but if you want to see the real Singapore you have to get away from tourist locations - but that of course depedns what kind of traveler you are. The key event in... More
Well, you got all the answers in the tourist books already, but if you want to see the real Singapore you have to get away from tourist locations - but that of course depedns what kind of traveler you are. The key event in Singapore is on Feb 3rd, the Tamil Hindu festival of Thaipusam which is spectacular to watch ... Regarding food, try eating like the locals - the Boat Quay and so on are all expensive and for tourists, and to be honest, not that great. Maybe try hawker centers around Geylang or any other area you find yourself in. A favorite out of town in the West is the Big Eater Seafood Restaurant, Blk 964 Jurong West Street 91 - closest MRT is Pioneer, or go by taxi. Have fun ....