Best known historically as a residential district, the Katong area of Singapore has grown considerably in recent times due to governmental redistricting. Along with its many housing facilities, the neighbourhood also includes many shopping venues and restaurants, as well as the entertainment venues along East Coast Road. Due to the district’s culturally diverse population, which includes Eurasian and Peranakan individuals, the area has developed a cuisine of its own. Visitors may want to get a taste of the spicy noodle soup, called Katong Laksa, which took its name from the neighbourhood.
- Head out for a day of shopping at the expansive 112 Katong shopping mall, which is located at the corner of Joo Chiat Road and East Coast Road in Singapore.
- Walk through Katong to taste the food of several local restaurants, including Kim Choo’s Kitchen, Famous 49 Katong Laksa, and the Chin Mee Chin Confectionery.
- Purchase a walking guide and spend an afternoon exploring this Singapore neighbourhood on foot to see some of the unique architecture of area housing and religious buildings.
Most visitors, even those who are coming from nearby destinations, will find it easiest to fly into Singapore and arrive at Changi Airport. Upon landing, guests can take several public transportation options to the city centre, including taxicabs and shuttles. The city also operates a metropolitan transit subway system that travels from the airport to the downtown section. To get to Katong, tourists can take several city buses, including numbers 10, 12, and 40 to East Coast Road. The MRT subway also travels to Katong on the Paya Lebar route, which includes a free bus transfer.
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Village Hotel Katong By Far East Hospitality Singapore welcomes travellers to contemporary accommodations while in business or leisure visit in Singapore. This modern hotel is close to Parkway... More
Discerning travellers looking to explore Singapore find convenient base in the beautifully appointed and ideally situated accommodations at of Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel Singapore. While in the Lion... More
Housed in a chic architecture within convenient distance from must-see local attractions, Venue Hotel Singapore makes for an idyllic urban retreat for travellers exploring the Lion City. While on a... More
Away from the hustle and bustle of the business district area, Venue Hotel The Lily, one of two Venue Hotels in Singapore, is a modern boutique hotel situated in a cosy and rustic environment.... More
Whether in vibrant Singapore for a business trip or an invigorating break, Hotel 81 Classic Singapore makes for an ideal base and a convenient starting point with its comfortable accommodations and... More
Offering comfortable accommodations within convenient distance from local recreation sites, Fragrance Hotel Joo Chiat Singapore creates a suitable haven and starting point for travellers visiting... More
Holidaymakers can easily experience the sights and sounds of Singapore by staying at the conveniently located Hotel 81 Tristar Singapore. The property places travellers in the centre of ethnic... More
The close proximity to the shopping and entertainment areas in the Singapore's CBD makes Hotel 81 Palace Singapore a fine choice of accommodation for both business and tourist stays. Suntec City... More
Business and leisure travellers visiting bustling Singapore find suitable base in the comfortable accommodations and strategic location of Fragrance Hotel Ruby Singapore. Tourists at this... More