Located on Upper Cross street, People’s Park Centre is a shopping centre comprising of four floors. It is also attached to a pair of twin towers used as a residential building and office spaces. Throughout the shopping mall you will find shops selling Chinese handicrafts and apparels. The tower attached to it has thirteen floors and it houses Singapore’s best law firms. The smaller tower has residential flats and offices. People’s Park Centre has a host of amenities located at a stone’s throw from there which gives you an opportunity to do a lot when you are visiting it.
Grab a Bite at People’s Park Food Centre
People’s Park Food Centre is one of the four food centre run by National Environment Agency. Bustling with activity, this food centre is located two minutes away from People’s Park Centre. People’s Park Food Centre has many stalls around and is located centrally in Chinatown. Comprising of 15 stalls and coffeeshops, this food centre leaves you spoilt for choice. Well known for delectable Sichuan food, places worthy of a try include Roast of People’s, Yong Tau Foo and Duck Master. These places serve high quality and mouth-watering juicy meat dishes.
Shopping Malls Around People Park Centre
There are a host of malls around People Park Centre including Chinatown Point, Far East Square, Lucky Chinatown, People’s Park Complex and many more other shopping centres where you can shop and dine. You can also reach the famous Orchard shopping street and Marina Bay from People’s Park Centre as they are located 10 minutes away when you drive.
Apart from the above-mentioned options, there are many restaurants near People’s Park centre. You can head to New Bridge road, Mosque street and Eu Tong Seng Street. If you are street food lover, then you can try the various hawker centres located in close proximity to People’s Park Centre. These include Maxwell Road Hawker Centre, Lau Pa Sat,Tanjong Pagar Plaza Market and Food Centre, Market Street Food Centre and Jalan Kukoh Food Centre.
Chinatown Heritage Centre
Located on Pagoda street, Chinatown Heritage centre comprises of three shophouses which have been restored from the olden times. This centre takes you back in time and gives you an insight about well-known personalities in Singapore. The heritage centre reflects interiors of the 1950s depicting the lifestyle of Chinatown’s occupants. While you are at Chinatown Heritage Centre, you can explore the houses, nightlife and shops of the people that existed there. The artefacts and objects focus on the history of the place. This heritage centre also narrates a tale about how Chinatown came into existence.
Explore Chinatown Street Markets
From cheap cameras to Chinese Trinkets, the street markets in Chinatown are a must visit! Located three minutes away from People’s Park Centre, these street markets are laden with shops selling souvenirs, chinaware, fridge magnets, antiques and tea. The food stalls located here offer Chinese delicacies like Dim Sum and Bak Kwa. The market is mostly crowded throughout the day and it is worth exploring when you are visiting People’s Park Centre.