Kreta Ayer is located in the heart of Singapore Chinatown. Kreta Ayer is defined as water-carrying bullock carts. In the older days, these water-carrying bullock carts were being used to transport water to the residents in the area.
Kreta Ayer is Singapore's largest historic district, located close to the bustling business hub. When Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles of British East India Company announced Singapore as a trading post in 1819, many Chinese flocked to Singapore, and by the end of the 2011s, the Chinese community had grown to encompass 74.1% of the population in Singapore
Kreta Ayer is a one of famous local food attraction in Singapore, which serves variety of hawkers food. As Singapore is a multicultural city where Chinese, Indian and Malay's cultures and tradition are brought in one, it is amazing how their nation is so well known on their foods.
Kreta Ayer (meaning "water cart" similar to the Chinese name of "Niu Che Shui"; would be spelled "kereta air" in modern Malay) is considered by many to be the heart of Singapore's Chinatown. Housing attractions such as Chinatown Heritage Centre, Chinatown Food Street and Chinatown Night Market, and Kreta Ayer Wet Market. Kreta Ayer is both a popular tourist destination as well as a favoured location for local food.
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“ Went there tonight for their set dinner which is really a shocker....quality, quantity and must say, it is so worth it. Didn't know that the portion was so big and thus we ordered extra other dishes which was really so yummy. Must say the drinks there is really very tasty.....Well done..... ”
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