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East Coast Park is a 15km long stretch of seafront park, the largest in Singapore, nestled along the southeastern coast. Spread across 185 hectares of reclaimed land, the beautiful park is a much-loved spot among the locals who flock here to windsurf, swim, kayak, picnic, swim, barbecue, bicycle, skateboard and eat.
2 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
The first of its kind in the world, the Peranakan Museum is devoted to exploring the Pernankan cultures present in Singapore, the former Straits Settlements in Malacca and Penang, and other regions of Southeast Asia that are home to the Peranakan community. Housed in the iconic Old Tao Nan School Building, this classic museum once acted as an extended wing of the famous Asian Civilisations Museum which used to be located here, and is currently a sister museum to the same, specialising in tracing the origins and development of Peranakan culture.
3 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
The Katong Antique House is a two-storied antique shop located in the Katong area of East Singapore. Part shop and part museum, it is owned by Peter Wee, a fourth-gen Baba Peranakan. The museum houses Nyonya artefacts and sells Peranakan goods. It is a representation of the Peranakan presence in Singapore. Peter gladly takes the visitors through a remarkable collection of Peranakan antiques, artefacts and other objects while sharing his tales of history and culture of the Peranakan family.
4 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
Changi Chapel and Museum is a place that stores the horrors of WWII, showcasing the cause and consequences of the war through its varied collection.
5 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
Located at Ceylon Road in Singapore, the Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple is a 150-year-old Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The temple is most famous for the four granite structures depicting Lord Ganesha in 32 poses. This was the successful work of 20 Indian artisans who spent 20 years on this masterpiece.
6 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
Singapore may be aptly called the city which never sleeps. A place where sophistication and gaiety run side by side, where sobriety and wildness travel parallelly, where the early bird and the night owl coexist in harmony, Singapore is a mark above the rest. Out of the several places that make up this bustling city-state, the one place that buzzes with excitement and thrill is Geylang. Situated at the eastern part of Singapore's central region, this township is home to a majority of the Malay community. Singapore's historical artefacts and topographical maps bear a witness to the fact that the word Geylang was used to signify the coconut plantations and marshlands lying in close proximity to the Kallang River.
7 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
Geylang Serai is one of the biggest and busiest wet markets of Singapore. Situated in the heart of the Malay community, the market is known for selling everything related to Malay food and its preparation at some of the cheapest prices in Singapore. Geylang Serai New Market also specialises in Malay and Indian Cuisine. The market has two storeys - while the ground floor focuses on the famous wet market selling fish and spices and everything in between, the top floor is littered with stalls selling all kinds of delicious food items.
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The vibrant Kuan Im Tng Temple is situated at the heart of Joo Chiat in Tembeling Road Singapore and is thronged by devotees throughout the year. In addition to being a temple, Kuan Im Tng (devoted to Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy) also doubles as a spiritual hub for the Buddhist fraternity and home to the religions of Taoism and Confucianism. This feature makes Kuan Im Tng Temple stand out from the other temples, as it has managed to accommodate the essence of three different religions with panache into the "Xian Tian Sect". If seeking peace and quietude, make sure to visit this place on weekdays.
9 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
Spread along the northeastern coast of Singapore, the Pasir Ris Park is a tranquil 70-hectare waterside park, ideal for a fun day with family. Apart from the usual activities like water sports, cycling, gardening, peaceful Pasir Ris is known for the 6-hectare mangrove forest boardwalk. There are also 65 barbecue pits (bookable and payable on the official website), making it one of the most popular picnic spots in the country.
10 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
Located off the northeastern coast of Singapore is the picturesque island of Pulau Serangoon, or as it is more popularly known, Coney Island. A beautiful little island, Coney Island is known for housing a wide variety of flora and fauna, thanks to the vast diversity of habitats that are found here, such as coastal forests, woodlands, grasslands, and mangroves. These habitats are also ideal for birds to thrive and grow, and thus the Coney Island is also a bird watcher?s delight.
11 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
The Loyang Tua Pek Kong is a multi-religious temple in Singapore, hosting three varied religions under a single roof - Hinduism, Buddhist and Taoism. En route Changi Village, this all-faith temple even has a shrine dedicated to Datuk Kung, a Malay mystic saint. Epitomizing the cosmopolitan soul of Singapore, Loyang Tua Pek Kong houses a 2-metre tall statue of Lord Ganesh, believed to the tallest in the country. Marvel at the intricate wooden carvings and hundreds of dazzling sculptures of different deities.
12 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
Changi Village is a marvel among all the waterfront stops in Singapore. Located at the Northern side of Changi which itself is situated towards the eastern end of Singapore, this village exudes a unique charm with white shorelines decorated all through with coconut palms. Access to the beach, good food, sanctuaries and nature make Changi Village ideal for a tranquil day-out.
13 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
With the boardwalks and the beach parks, the temples and the chapels, Changi Village is a popular hub among the locals and visitors alike. However, what sets the place apart from the rest is the Changi Village Hawker Centre serving mouth-watering Malay food to the ones who throng the place day in and day out.
14 out of 14 places to visit in Eastern Singapore
Wild Wild Wet is a water-themed fun park, one of the largest in Singapore, located at Pasir Ris, Downtown region. Housing twisting water slides, wave pools, and water ramp among other adrenaline-pumping and thrilling water rides, this waterpark is one of the most loved family attractions in the Lion City.