Chinatown Heritage Centre
Sri Mariamman Temple
Paradoxically in the middle of Chinatown, this is the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore, originally built in 1823, then rebuilt in 1843....
The entrance to this long-running bar with a breezy balcony is on Temple St; it attracts an older set and their acolytes.
Small, funky Momma Kong's is run by two young brothers and a cousin obsessed with crab. While the compact menu features numerous...
48 Pagoda St · interesting places nearby
Chinatown Heritage Centre information
An engaging museum housed across three floors of a converted shophouse, the Chinatown Heritage Centre focuses on the squalid living conditions that many Chinese immigrants once endured. Re-created kitchens, bedrooms and workshops are crammed with interesting artefacts from back in the day, and some of the old videos and recorded interviews that accompany displays can be quite moving.