Self Guided Tours

1292 Downloads Heritage

Telok Ayer – Past and Present

You might think that Chinatown was the place where Singapore’s first Chinese immigrants settled. Surprisingly, you’d be wrong. Before Chinatown, there was Telok Ayer. Telok Ayer was the original area allocated to the Chinese community in Sir Stamford Raffles’ 1822 Plan for the Town of Singapore. It was around this...