Singapore Sights

Lau Pa Sat Festival Market

  • 18 Raffles Quay Map It
  • CBD
  • Market/Bazaar

Published 02/03/2016

Fodor's Review

This market is the largest Victorian cast-iron structure left in Southeast Asia. Already a thriving fish market in 1822, it was redesigned as an octagon by George Coleman in 1834 and redesigned, as we see it today, in 1894. It has been transformed into a planned food court, with hawker stalls that are are busy during the day with office workers. After 7 pm Boon Tat Street is closed to traffic, and the mood turns festive: hawkers wheel out their satay carts and bands often perform inside.

Sight Information

Address:

18 Raffles Quay, Singapore, Central Singapore, 048582, Singapore

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Phone:

/6220–2138

Website: www.laupasat.biz

Published 02/03/2016

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