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Club Street is a street located in Chinatown within the Outram Planning Area in Singapore. The Club Street houses several cool joints worth checking out if you’re in the mood for a drink or two. Plus, since the area isn’t massive, it’s perfect for bar-hopping. Ready your beer goggles and wine glasses. Singapore's best kept party secret.
Club Street is the mecca for expat debauchery and revelry, one of the hottest dining and bar enclaves in Singapore. It is located on the fringes of Chinatown and not on any tourist map. Since April 2013, Club Street and Siang Road are pedestrians only during the weekends.
You may take MRT and get off at Chinatown MRT Station (NE4/DT19). The station is an interchange station connecting the North East Line (NEL) and the Downtown Line (DTL), located in the ethnic district of Chinatown.
Chinatown, with its colourful Peranakan shop-houses and a handful of historical attractions, makes for a pleasant stroll. It is divided into four main districts, namely Kreta Ayer, Telok Ayer, Tanjong Pagar and Bukit Pasoh, but the centre of activities revolves around Smith and Pagoda Streets. Chinatown offers a lot more than just the restored shops and ethnic places of worship, such as the old Hokkien temple Thian Hock Keng, Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple and James Mosque, it’s a haven for hawker food lovers. There’s also a good mix of hotels here, from heritage shop-house hotels to five-star luxury boutique accommodation. The Chinatown MRT Station brings you to the doorstep of Pagoda Street.
The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is a remarkable four-story temple. When entering the gate, you’ll immediately notice the stunning main hall with its high ceiling. The bell tower and drum tower are on the same floor. However, the main focus for most visitors is the solid gold two-metre stupa on the fourth floor which is the place where the sacred relic is kept. Continuing up to the roof, there is a pagoda that has a large prayer wheel. The temple is built in style based on the Buddhist mandala and integrated with the Buddhism of the Tang dynasty. The sacred building is located in the heart of Chinatown was founded in 2002 and opened to the public only in 2007. A visit to this temple can be a memorable experience because it is rich in history and art.
Thian Hock Keng is one of the oldest and most important Hokkien temples in Singapore. It was visited by Chinese immigrants giving thanks to Mazu (Goddess of the Seas) for their safe voyage. In 1839, under the leadership of Mr Tan Tock Seng and Mr Si Hoo Keh, the Hokkien clan built the temple in Telok Ayer Street. It also housed the clan’s office and served as a meeting venue. The construction of Thian Hock Keng was completed in 1840. The details of the temple’s history are recorded on stone steles inside the Entrance Hall. There is also a plaque inscribed with the words Bo Jing Nan Ming (Gentle Waves over the South Seas) presented by Qing Dynasty Emperor Guang Xu in 1907, evidence of the temple’s stature. The temple was built in traditional southern Chinese architectural style. The entire structure was assembled without nails. It is an architectural masterpiece of stone, tiles and wood, carvings of dragons and phoenixes, intricate sculptures and imposing columns.
The 3-star Citystate Serviced Apartment boasts proximity to Singapore Flyer just 2 km away. The city centre is a 10-minute walking distance from the hotel. National Orchid Garden is a 10-minute drive from the property. The hotel is just a 20-minute walk from Tanjong Pagar KTM Railway train station, offering a direct train link to Paya Lebar airport. Each room at Citystate Serviced has complimentary Wi-Fi, television and a kitchenette. It also has laundry, dry cleaning service and housekeeping.
Heritage @ Chinatown apartment set in the Chinatown district features a safety deposit box and a storage room. A 24-hour reception and ironing service are offered onsite. Universal Studios Singapore can be reached in 10 minutes' drive off the property, while Chinatown Heritage Centre is just a few steps away. It is a 10-minute walk from the centre of Singapore. Units include pay television, flat-screen television and a wardrobe, and also private bathrooms with a spa bathtub, a rain shower, a walk-in shower and a bidet. Bathrooms have a hairdryer, free toiletries and bath sheets. The apartment provides a microwave oven, an electric kettle, a fridge and a toaster in a kitchen. A 15-minute stroll takes guests to Outram Park MRT subway station.