Singapore's Chinatown is the traditional Chinese quarters of town, and while the entire city is largely Chinese these days, the area does retain some of its own charm.
Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

Notable Places in the Area

The Singapore River forms a central artery in 's densely packed Central Business District. Photo: Balou46, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is 's newest district, created on reclaimed land just east of . Photo: Erwin Soo, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a performing arts centre located in Downtown Core near the mouth of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Work of art
The is the official mascot of , depicted as a mythical creature with the head of a lion and the body of a fish. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city-state in . Modern was founded as a trading colony in 1819, and since independence, it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts one of the world's busiest ports. Photo: Khairul Nizam, CC BY 2.0.

Road is the main shopping street of . Photo: soeperbaby, CC BY 2.0.

is an area in that covers Street now located within the shopping mall. Photo: dionhinchcliffe, CC BY-SA 2.0.


1.2837° or 1° 17' 1.5" north
103.8438° or 103° 50' 37.7" east
Open Location Code
22 metres (72 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2511049756
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: الحي الصيني، سنغافورة
  • Chinese: Gû-chia-chúi
  • Chinese: 牛車水
  • Chinese: 牛车水
  • Dutch: Chinatown
  • English: China Town, Singapore
  • English: China Town Singapore
  • English: Chinatown, Singapore
  • English: Chinatown Singapore
  • Esperanto: Ĉina Kvartalo
  • Finnish: Chinatown
  • French: Chinatown
  • French: Chinatown de Singapour
  • German: Chinatown
  • Hakka Chinese: Ngiù-Chhâ-Súi
  • Hausa: Ngiù-Chhâ-Súi
  • Hebrew: סינגפור/צ'יינה טאון
  • Hebrew: צ'יינהטאון
  • Indonesian: Chinatown
  • Italian: Chinatown
  • Japanese: チャイナタウン (シンガポール)
  • Japanese: チャイナタウン
  • Japanese: 牛車水
  • Korean: 우차수
  • Malay: Chinatown
  • Malay: Kreta Ayer
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gû-chia-chúi
  • Russian: Район Чайна-таун
  • Russian: китайский квартал Сингапура
  • Spanish: Chinatown
  • Tamil: சைனாடவுன், சிங்கப்பூர்
  • Vietnamese: Khu phố người Hoa, Singapore
  • Chinatown, Singapura
  • 차이나타운

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