Geylang Heritage and Food Trail in Singapore

Geylang Heritage and Food Trail in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore (B)

Those who brave this district will be pleasantly surprised with a rich heritage and remarkably high concentration of quaint religious temples, mosques and buildings. Oh well, they say that sins and repents often come hand in hand.

One of the main draws in Geylang are the gritty shophouses along the main Geylang Road. But take a gamble into one of the lorongs (alleys) and you may find even more shophouse gems. Don’t fret, as we have picked some of the most prominent ones in this guide.

Finally, make sure you come with an empty stomach. Geylang is arguably one of the best places in Singapore to find old-world food and lesser-known fares not usually found elsewhere in Singapore.

Alighting from Aljunied or Kallang MRT, head to this 24-hour Chinese eatery which peddles over 100 different types of dim sum from the classic favorites to unusual suspects such as braised duck wings and pork belly yam rolls.

Geylang is known for preserving the gritty details of its shophouses. The Malay houses of Lorong Bachok is a distinctive stretch which combines Peranakan tiles, French windows, Chinese door goods and neo-classical cornice works. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Geylang Heritage and Food Trail in Singapore
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Andrew Darwitan
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • 126 Dim Sum Wen Dao Shi
  • Lorong Bachok
  • Tan Ser Seng Herbs
  • Eminent Frog Porridge
  • No Signboard Seafood
  • Char Yong (Dabu) Assocation, Singapore
  • Lorong 24
  • Singapore Buddhist Federation Building
  • Yong He Eating House
  • Hip Xiong Photo Studio
  • Coronation Baptist Church
  • Amitabha Buddhist Centre
  • Nan Hai Fei Lai Guan Yin Monastery
  • Lorong 29
  • Thong Kheng Charitable Institution
  • Soon Thian Kheng
  • Swee Guan Hokkien Mee
  • Khadijah Mosque
  • Pre-War Double Storey Terrace Houses
  • Durian Fruit Stalls
  • Geylang Claypot Rice
  • Sin Huat Seafood Restaurant
  • Rochor Beancurd House
  • Love is Love
  • Henry Christmas Wholesaler
  • Former Geylang Fire Station
  • Former Queen’s Theatre
  • Geylang River
  • The Tuckshop – Assembly
  • Brawn & Brains Coffee
  • Grapevine @ Guillemard

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