Tanjong Pagar Travel Guide

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Tanjong Pagar Things to Do

  • South Bridge Road

    South Bridge Road is a major road of the Chinatown area of Singapore, which is just next to the Tanjong Pagar area. Famous attractions along the section of South Bridge Road near to Tanjong Pagar are:- the new buddhist temple (very impressive architecture)- Sri Mariamman Temple (famous Hindu temple)- Masjid Jamae- Maxwell Road hawker centre

  • Old Yan Kit Swimming Complex

    The old Yan Kit swimming complex used to be a famous swimming complex in Singapore but has been abandoned for many years now. In fact, it was one of the first swimming complexes on the island and retained the old architecture. This remains of this swimming complex is along Yan Kt Road off Craig Road, and the best views are from the top of the...

  • Jinrikisha Station Building

    Jinrikisha Station was built in 1903 on the corner of Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road. Its name still remains cut into one side of the building. At one time, it was used as a family planning clinic.The first rickshaws arrived from Shanghai in 1880 and quickly became a distinctive part of Singapore street life. In 1919, there were 9000 jinrikishas...

  • Tras Street

    Tras Street is a street located in the Tanjong Pagar area. The road connects Enggor Street and Gopeng Street to Cook Street, and is intersected by Wallich Street.The Chinese name for this street, zu shi gong kou, takes after the temple on this street. It is known as cho su kong khau in Hokkien, which means "mouth of the Cho Su Kong temple".

  • Peck Seah Street

    Peak Seah Street is a street located in Tanjong Pagar area near to the Tanjong Pagar MRT sub-way station and Amara Hotel. The road connects Gopeng Street and Tras Street to Maxwell Road, and is intersected by Wallich Street.Peck Seah Street was named after Seah Peck Seah, son of Seah Eu Chin and brother of Seah Liang Seah. He was the proprietor of...

  • Kreta Ayer Road

    Kreta Ayer Road is a road located in the Chinatown area just next to Tanjong Pagar. The road links Neil Road to New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street, and is intersected by Keong Saik Road.In the olden days, water drawn from a well near Ann Siang Hill was taken down in bullock carts, hence the name Kreta Ayer, which means "water cart road" in...

  • Craig Road

    Craig Road is a road located in the Tanjong Pagar area. The road links Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road, and is also accessible via Duxton Road. Craig Road was named after Captain James Craig, a member of the Merchant Service Guild and an officer of the Freemason's Zetland Lodge, a club. The road was the living quarters of Chinatown's poor in the...

  • Neil Road

    Neil Road is a famous road at the Tanjong Pagar area near to Chinatown. The road starts at the junction of South Bridge Road, Maxwell Road and Tanjong Pagar Road and ends at Jalan Bukit Merah which then merges into the latter. At the end of the road, it is a conservation area of several shophouses and a three storey Victorian style school building,...

  • Duxton Hill

    Dr J.W. Montgomerie, the first owner of Duxton Hill, cultivated nutmeg plantations on its slopes. Montgomerie died in 1856 and his land on Duxton was auctioned off. Fourteen acres went to Arab Syed Abdullah bin Omar Aljunied, who divided them into four lots which were leased to wealthy Chinese developers. By the 1890s, the developers had built two-...


Tanjong Pagar Restaurants

  • Tanjong Pagar Food Centre

    The Tanjong Pagar food centre is located at the Tanjong Pagar Plaza area just across the Amara Hotel and near to the Tanjong Pagar MRT station (sub-way).This area is very busy with lots of people, office workers as the Shenton Way commercial area is nearby. The food centre is located on the 2nd floor while the market is located on the 1st floor....

  • Murray Terrace Food Alley

    The Murray Terrace Food Alley is located along Murray Street just across the road to the famous Maxwell Road food centre. There are rows of restaurants and food outlets here for you to choose from, with great variety e.g. Chinese, Japanese, western etc.

  • Maxwell Food Centre

    The Maxwell Food Centre located at the junctions of Tanjong Pagar Roard, Maxwell Road and South Bridge Road is one of the famous food centres in Singapore. This food centre serves many delicious local dishes and very crowded. The famous food food here include:- Porridge- Fish noodles- Chicken rice- Local delightsIf you want to eat the famous food,...


Tanjong Pagar Transportation

  • Car and car park

    If you are driving to Tanjong Pagar area, parking can be expensive especially during weekdays and Saturdays. There is a carpark at Craig Place (along Craig Road) which has car park which charges fees per minute (I think it is about 3 cents per minute). This is relatively cheap and you pay for the exact time which you park your car in the carpark.

  • Public SBS buses

    If you are taking buses to the Tanjong Pagar area, then you can take SBS bus number 80 or 145. Bus number 80 travels along the city area to South Bridge Raod before reaching the Tanjong Pagar area, then goes along Keppel Road to the Harbourfront ferry area (and the new shopping centre called Vivio City).More information is at the SBS bus website...

  • MRT sub-way train

    One of the best and convenient way of visiting the Tanjong Pagar area is to take the efficient MRT sub-way system and alight at the Tanjong Pagar MRT station in-between the Raffles Place MRT station and Outram MRT station.


Tanjong Pagar Favorites

  • URA Centre and MND Complex

    The URA Centre and MND Complex are two huge and tall government buildings located along Maxwell Road. These buildings have been there for many years now, and there are several good food centres near the buildings, namely:- Maxwell Food Centre- Amoy Street Food Centre- Murray Terrace Food Alley

  • Maxwell House

    The Maxwell House is located along Maxwell Road, just across the road to the URA Building and Maxwell Food Court. There are some shops inside the building for you to do some simple shopping, the Murray Terrace Food Alley is just next to Maxwell House (there is a row of restaurants and eating outlets here).

  • Orchid Garden

    There is a small Orchid garden at the junction of Tanjong Pagar Road and Craig Road, just next to block 7 of the HDB housing estate of Tanjong Pagar. This is a good place to rest and relax while exploring the Tanjong Pagar area.


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