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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Political
“A Must Go, for latest insights into Singapore's History and its place in South East Asia, and the Region.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Establishment
“National Museum organize regular exhibitions to showcase artists across the world.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Modern shopping mall that carries every essentials you'll need: supermarket, local eats and restaurants, fashion, toiletries, hair salons, even a cinema.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“A shopping paradise for fashionistas: Bugis Street has more than 600 shops, and most of them offer fashion clothing, shoes and accessories. Fashionistas will certainly be impressed by all the latest and trendiest things that are updated almost every day. A true budget shopping place in Singapore: With wallet-friendly prices, Bugis Street has attracted huge number of shopping lovers. With just S$10, you can get a nice casual wear. You can even buy watches, accessories and souvenirs at the prices not more than S$5.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
  • 1 local recommends
Shopping Mall
“The shopping mall Cathay is a little further away than the Fairprice Express or 7-eleven. However the grocery store here has a bigger selection as it is a proper store. You will also find eateries as well as a Starbucks and others. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Another one of our Art Scene Icon here. Admittedly small, but its architecture dates back near the colonial days!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
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“So many cute shops and antiques and fabrics and best restaurants and bars there”
  • 43 locals recommend
Route
“shopping Arab goods such as different size Carpets or cotton and world famous laces cloths”
  • 39 locals recommend
Store
“Many shops to see here. Cheap to expensive. Can use the whole day to explore everything here.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Establishment
“Because where else on earth can you shop 24 hours a day and find literally anything you ever wanted? Its mad, its messy but its a treasure trove!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“24/7 mall with everything you might ever need at really affordable prices. This is one of the places to visit to experience its atmosphere or get really good deals on souvenirs you might want to bring back.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Little India is known for its traditional Indian restaurants, especially along Serangoon Road and Race Course Road. The busy streets are filled with malls, jewellery stores and tailor shops. The landmark Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is embellished with colourful statues of Hindu deities. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Good alfresco diner serving up Mediterranean-style food snugged behind an Art Building.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Keeping the name of the hardware store that they took over, Chye Seng Huat Hardware possesses a modern-industrial style interior, specialising in unique blends of coffee and an exciting all-day-breakfast menu. Cold brew coffees are also available here. Can be crowded so be prepared to wait during common hours!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It's where local goes to! A good experience with our morning wet market where you can buy fresh fruits, meat, vegetables and fish. Right beside, it's where we have our local hawker food market. You should try Nasi Briyani and Roti Prata with curry. There also have good local chinese food too such as minced pork noodles too!”
  • 16 locals recommend