A waterfront township in Singapore’s West Region, Clementi boasts a picturesque harbour, multiple shopping areas, food stalls and an array of revered temples and mosques. Along with a sports stadium, swimming complex and wooded parklands, Clementi features regular street markets and convenient access to some of Singapore’s offshore islands.
Things to do in Clementi
Spend time in Clementi browsing through fashion and electronic retailers in its four-storey shopping mall, CityVibe. It also features the Clementi 448 Market & Food Centre, which is perfect for picking up exotic cuisine. If you prefer to shop high-street brands, head to West Coast Plaza, which houses boutiques selling upmarket fashion and handicrafts, along with fine-dining restaurants.
Nestled on the border of Clementi, West Coast Park is an expansive space of lush gardens and soft grass overlooking the waters of Terumbu Retan Darat. Head to the Promenade Lookout Jetty for picturesque water views or sweat away your stress with a jog through the Exercise Garden.
Are you fascinated by the local culture? Visit the elaborate Ang Chee Sia Ong Temple, which is a place of worship for Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism and Confucianism. Take a moment to admire the ornate dragon in front of the main hall. Don’t forget to visit Masjid Tentera Diraja, a single-storey mosque with a golden dome and a picturesque setting in Clementi Woods.
If you’ve got the kids in tow, treat them to a few rounds of ten-pin bowling at West Bowl Bowling. It’s positioned beside Clementi Stadium, where you can watch local football games. Drive 10 minutes to Haw Par Villa, an educational theme park that uses giant statues to tell Chinese legends and myths.
Getting around Clementi
Clementi is serviced by Singapore’s reliable and far-reaching MRT lines, along with regular public buses that provide additional stops within the town. You can also use taxis or a private car to get around.