Your Crazy Rich Asians film locations tour!
While we can’t all marry crazy rich Asians with fortunes like Nicholas Young and bodies like Henry Golding, we can live vicariously through the movie. If you’ve been hit hard by the Crazy Rich Asian fever and simply can’t get enough, why not visit the movie locations and relive the movie magic! Read on to find out which are the must hit filming spots are!
Getting around in style
While not exactly a fancy limousine, we’ve got the next best thing! In true Crazy Rich Asians style, Klook yourselves the Crazy Rich Asians sightseeing excursion around Singapore and let the driver take you to the filming locations. After all, crazy rich Asians would never be caught using the MRT to get around.
In true crazy rich asian spirit, go all out and blow your dough on the Crazy Rich Asians Ultimate Experience! Race around the town in a supercar, throw a party on a Yacht and of course get ferried around to your destinations in a fancy car, you’ll definitely be the talk of the town.
Crazy Rich Asians filming locations
1. Have some of the best satay at Newton Food Centre
If it’s good enough for Nicholas Young, it’s definitely good enough for you! Upon arriving in Singapore, the first place you need to visit is definitely the Newton Food Centre. Fill your bellies with delicious hawker food from the likes of Satay and Char Kway Teow and wash it down with some ice cold Tiger beer!
For true Crazy Rich Asians fans, you’ll know that in the books they actually ended up at Lau Pa Sat instead of Newton Food Centre. If you’re heading to Lau Pa Sat, be sure to Klook yourselves some delicious satay!
Address: 500 Clemenceau Avenue North Singapore 229495
Opening Hours: Daily 12pm to 2am
While you can’t expect what seems like a mini forest along the isles of the church like in Colin and Araminta’s wedding, the Chijmes cathedral is still stunning! The stained glass windows and high arched roofs make it a wedding choice for many.
Right beside Chijmes is the National Gallery where you can pop by to check out what used to be the old Supreme Court of Singapore. Inside the National Gallery houses plenty of exhibits where even the likes of Yayoi Kusama have had their work displayed.
Address: 30 Victoria St, Singapore 187996
Opening Hours: Weekdays 8am to 3am | Weekends 8.30am to 4am
3. Merlion Park
The Merlion is probably one of Singapore’s most iconic statues around. This part fish part lion makes its appearance in the movie and the trailer several times. You can’t say you’ve been to Singapore without visiting this icon on your visit to the Marina Bay Area. Upon walking in, you’ll see an ocean of selfie sticks with tourists all trying to get the million dollar shot of the Merlion spitting water into their mouths.
Address: 1 Fullerton Rd, Singapore 049213
4. Esplanade Park
Right after their breakup, Rachel meets Nicholas for the first time at Esplanade Park, more specifically at Queen Elizabeth Walk near the Lim Bo Seng memorial. Just a stone’s throw away is the Esplanade Theatres By The Bay, you surely can’t miss the eye-catching sight of the 2 durian shaped buildings. Be sure to head to the rooftop for an aerial view of the Marina Bay area.
Address: Along Connaught Drive,Singapore 179682
5. Marina Bay Sands
The Marina Bay Sands Skypark is one of the most filming locations of the movie! Nicholas and Rachel celebrate their engagement at the Ce La Vi restaurant located on the skypark with the likes of fireworks and synchronized swimmers. While you won’t get all that spectacle, you can expect stunning panoramic views of the Marina Bay area. We’d suggest coming near sunset for a beautiful gradient backdrop to your photos.
Klook your Marina Bay Sands Skypark admission and enjoy open dated tickets allowing you to pick the brightest and clearest day to visit. Plus, all you’ll need to do is flash your mobile e-voucher and you can enter directly!
Address: Marina Bay Sands Hotel Tower 3 Level 57 10 Bayfront Ave Singapore 018956
Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-10:00pm | Friday-Sunday: 9:30am-11:00pm
While you’re at Marina Bay Sands, you wouldn’t want to miss a visit to the ArtScience Museum! With Instagram worthy installations like Future World, nothing screams crazy rich asian like taking a stroll around sophisticated art galleries. Plus, these are so beautiful you don’t need to be a history major like Professor Young to understand it. Be sure to Klook your admission tickets to skip the queues.
Address: 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 7pm
6. Gardens by the Bay
You’ll be interested to know that you can actually hold a lavish wedding after party at Gardens by the Bay like Collin and Araminta! Though that probably won’t happen for most of us, we can still enjoy a free stroll amongst the Supertrees! Be sure to come at 7.45pm or 8.45pm and catch the Supertrees light up during the Garden Rhapsody light and sound performance.
If you’d like to be right in the middle of the action, be sure to get your tickets to the OCBC Skyway and you’ll be able to walk along the 128 metre long walkway.
Before that, you should also drop by the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest for a visit! The Cloud Forest is home to a stunning indoor waterfall while the Flower Dome is a massive greenhouse, in fact the largest in the world, with an amazing variety of flora and fauna. Klook your Gardens by the Bay e-tickets for the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest and enter the domes directly!
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am-9:00pm
Didn’t get enough of Singapore’s delicious hawker fare? Drop by Satay By The Bay, located just a stone’s throw away and feast away. Be sure to Klook yourselves some Satay by the Bay food vouchers to enjoy discounts on your food.
7. Humpback at Bukit Pasoh
Photo credit: Humpback
Grab a bite at Humpback along Bukit Pasoh road and be sure to pick a seat outdoors facing the shophouses. If this view looks familiar to you, it’s because this is where Rachel and Peik Lin had a meal! Chow down on some of the freshest seafood and sip on fancy cocktails for the perfect girls night out!
Address: 18-20 Bukit Pasoh Rd, Singapore 089834
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 5pm to 11pm | Friday and Saturday 12pm to 11pm | Sunday 11am to 3pm
8. Ann Siang Hill
The game changing Mahjong scene was shot along Ann Siang Hill. While the actual mahjong parlour is located in Malaysia, you can still channel your inner Eleanor Young and strut down the streets of Ann Siang Hill like a boss. The colorful shophouses now house plenty of cafes, local designers and bars. They also act as the perfect backdrop for your OOTDs.
This small island was featured multiple times throughout the movie. Collin stays at the luxurious Sentosa Cove, one of the most expensive real estates in Singapore, while Peik Lin invited Rachel to a spa on the island. Sentosa is one of Singapore’s most popular destinations and for good reason!
Resorts World Sentosa is home to a casino, Adventure Cove Waterpark, one of Southeast Asia’s largest aquariums – S.E.A.Aquarium and even Universal Studios Singapore, just to name a few. Check out our guide to Resorts World Sentosa for some tips and tricks!
10. Changi Airport
It’s easy to see why Singapore’s Changi Airport is coined one of the best airports in the world. Even Rachel Chu compared it to a tropical resort. With butterfly gardens, high end shops, movie theatres and even kinetic art installations, you’ll definitely want to check in to your flight home early.
Experience the true lux life and spend your time before your flight at the Singapore Changi Airport lounge! Enjoy unlimited food and drinks, massage services and even shower rooms before you head on board your long flights back.
Be sure to Klook your Changi Airport transfer to get to the airport hassle-free! Let the driver take you to your terminal in a comfortable air conditioned vehicle, just like a VIP. While not exactly an open aired jeep, you can even request for the window to be wound down and you too can stick your hand out while holding a whole bunch of balloons.
Other Crazy Rich Asian antics
If all that wasn’t enough, here’s how you can experience life as a crazy rich asian in Singapore. Zoom around the city in a Supercar, dine onboard Singapore’s only luxury tall ship, the Royal Albatross and experience the lux life for yourself!