This beachside neighbourhood, which has become a thriving live-work-play-learn ecosystem region in the East, offers plenty to see and do.
Changi has a diverse scale of recreational and leisure attractions for everyone. From the rich rustic heritage of Changi Point to Changi Beach and park connectors, those who love the outdoors will be kept busy. Don't miss Jewel Changi Airport, a world-renowned nature-themed entertainment and retail complex that is connected to Changi International Airport, your gateway to the world.
This laidback neighbourhood is an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but remains well-connected to the transportation network.
EAT & DRINK
JOO CHIAT & KATONG BELT (15-min drive)
Known as Singapore's first Heritage Town, Joo Chiat/Katong offers visitors a vibrant look at the island's multi-cultural heritage. Snap photos in front of the eclectic mix of colourful Peranakan houses or make a day of trying out delicious local and international cuisine, old-school bakeries and new-age coffee joints.
RAY'S BEACH HOUSE (15-min drive)
Cannot decide between local delights or western fare? Located within the NSRCC Sea Sports Centre, Ray's Beach House serves up both, topped with a side of sea breeze and a stunning sea view.
STELLA SEASIDE LOUNGE (10-min drive)
This popular eatery along Changi Beach features Bali-esque beach dining concept for one to chill and admire the sunset. You might even spot some planes landing.
TIMBRE + EAST SIDE (10-min walk)
At this sustainable food park, the casual food and drinks at affordable prices aren’t the only draw. This hangout spot is a whole vibe with live music and workshops. Get those walking shoes on or hop on the free shuttle bus from Expo MRT station.
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
CHANGI MUSEUM & CHAPEL (15-min drive)
Explore the stories of prisoners of war and civilians interned in Changi prison camp during World War II. Revamped in 2021, this war museum has stories and personal objects from families of former internees on display. It's a side of Singapore that not many often think about, but this war museum is worth a stop.
JEWEL @ CHANGI AIRPORT (8-min drive)
Jewel integrates one-of-a-kind play attractions and extensive landscaping with over 280 exciting shopping and dining concepts. Besides offering retail therapy, Jewel is a must-see attraction as it is home to the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. Standing at 40m tall in the centre of the complex, the iconic HSBC Rain Vortex surrounded by lush greenery is a sight to behold. Pencil in a quick stop before catching a flight.
PULAU UBIN (15-min drive)
Get off the mainland and head to this charming island to bask in the rustic outdoors and explore one of Singapore’s last remaining villages or kampongs. Either take a 15-minute car ride or a 40-minute journey by bus to Changi Point Ferry Terminal. From there, hop on a bumboat to the island.
85 BEDOK NORTH STREET 4, FENGSHAN MARKET & FOOD CENTRE
Ask anyone where to find the best soup version of Bak Chor Mee (Minced Pork Noodles), and this is where you will be directed to. Affectionately known to Singaporeans as “Bedok 85” or just “85 Market”, two stalls sit side-by-side, both with their loyal base of die-hard foodies, especially seasoned supper hunters.
Try both and tell us your favourite! Take a taxi to this food haven from Capri by Fraser, Changi City and arrive in 11 minutes. If you can hold off your cravings, a bus ride will get you there in half an hour.
A "Do You Know?" moment. Experience the destination like a local.
BEYOND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Ready, get set, shop! This iconic retail street is over 2.5km, lined with glitzy malls that house world-famous brands. Time to get your retail therapy!
Recognised as a centre of entertainment that embodies the ideal of utopic recreation., this destination has everything necessary for this purpose: a 3km-long strip of luxurious beaches, fashionable hotels, breathtaking amusement complexes, unique themed parks and historical attractions.
SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDENS
Designated as Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015, this national park is worth setting aside half a day for. It’s a half-hour car ride away or take the train from Expo station on the Downtown Line (in the direction of Bukit Panjang) and get off at Botanic Gardens station.
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