Experience an authentically Singaporean dining experience by having a meal at a food centre here.
Try Tian Tian Chicken Rice, Zhen Zhen Porridge, Black Pepper Char Siew Rice & Noodles, Special Shanghai Tim-Sum, Jin Hua Sliced Fish Bee Hoon
Take MRT and disembark at Chinatown MRT Station (NE4) - take Exit A to Pagoda Street, walk down the lane until you hit South Bridge Road. Cross as soon as you can, and walk south down South Bridge Road until you reach Maxwell Road Food Centre.
If the line is just too long for your grumbling stomach, go to Ah Tai Hainanese Chicken Rice (Stall 7), founded by a former Tian Tian chef: for shorter waiting times, you get a comparable dish of chicken rice.
Zhen Zhen Porridge (Stall 54) is often beset by long lines of hungry customers, but once you get served, you'll love what you get: a silky bowl of rice porridge filled with fried shallots, chicken slices, spring onion and century egg. Order the yu sheng rice porridge, which is garnished with raw fish slices. 5:30am to 2:30pm, closed on Tuesdays.
Tian Tian Chicken Rice Stall 10 & 11, Maxwell Food Centre Open from 11am to 8pm (earlier if sold out); closed on Mondays Tel: +65 9691 4852; tiantianchickenrice.com
Jin Hua Fish Head Bee Hoon (Stall 77) serves a Cantonese-style fish head noodle soup. The broth is milky, enriched with bee hoon noodles, vegetables, fried shallots, and vegetables, with a dash of sesame oil. Each bowl is prepared individually for each customer, which accounts for the constant long lines in front of the stall. 11am to 8:30pm, closed Thursdays.
Zhong Xing Fu Zhou Fish Ball & Lor Mee (Stall 62)serves a Fuzhou (Foochow) version of the noodle dish lor mee (pictured above), embellished with barbecue pork, fishcake, and bean sprouts. There's a sour-salty contrast going on, and you risk making a mess as you slurp up the flat noodles (the thick sauce splattering all over your clothes as you do so), but the dish is extremely satisfying considering the low cost. 7:30am to 5pm.
Visit shopping malls like Ion, Paragon, Takashimaya, Tangs, 313 @ Somerset, Mandarin Gallery and Orchard Central all on a stretch of road, you will be spoiled for choices.
Lucky Plaza - You can find great deals and bargains for mainly electronics and a variety of fabrics that cannot be found else where in the other malls in town. You can buy watches (ranges from 3-5SGD or 90-110 Pesos) , clothing (ranges from 4-10SGD or 150-500 Pesos), souvenirs, gifts in this plaza at very reasonable prices.
If you get too hot or need to use the washroom, just slip into one of the malls and enjoy the modern facilities.
The Roti Prata House has been featured quite heavily in the past in various articles, magazines and food shows in Singapore. It has gained a reputation for having a particular unique was of cooking the roti prata.
Singapore’s zoo is a beautiful, award-winning wildlife park and where animals can roam freely in their nature habitats, the world's best rainforest zoo.
dont forget to bring a change of clothes and swimwear as there are two areas that the kids can play in that are great fun. One is located at the playground area (KFC is located here too if u need some refreshment or a snack) and the other is at the petting zoo zone.
80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826, Singapore
The Night Safari is the world's first nocturnal zoo and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore.
due to the opening hours at night, younger travelers might not make it there or enjoy it as they might be too sleepy. For older kids, this is fun and exciting esp. when u take them on the tram ride and the animals come close