Singapore locations that are filmed in the Hollywood flick crazy rich Asians

Author : khush139
Publish Date : 2020-07-09


Singapore locations that are filmed in the Hollywood flick crazy rich Asians

Most of us have heard of or watched the popular movie ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ the first of its trilogy depicting the lifestyle of an extremely wealthy Singaporean family. The movie was applauded by folks from across the globe and has received much love over the years. Would it be interesting if you could explore the actual sites and places that we used to film this amazing movie? 

 

Tourists visiting Singapore for the very first time can most definitely explore the main settings of the movie during the course of their stay. Though the majority of the movie was filmed in Singapore, a good part was also shot in Malaysia. 

 

We’ve jotted down some of the key Singapore locations that are filmed in the Hollywood flick crazy rich Asians just for you. The brief about each one of them is mentioned below.

 

 

 

 

Merlion Park

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Undoubtedly one of Singapore’s most talked-about icons, the ‘Merlion Park,’ makes its appearance with the Marina Bay sands as the backdrop, right in the trailer of the movie. The local tourism board of the region was primarily responsible for the creation of the Merlion Park itself - the half-lion and half-fish symbol. Singapore is filled with multiple and varied merlions all through the island lands, but the Merlion Park, in particular, is the most popular of the lot. 

 

Marina Bay

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The ‘Marina Bay,’ is jotted down as a must-visit in every Singapore travel guide you will find. Depicted as with its epic skyline in one of the many shots of the movie, the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer, and many other iconic structures account for most of the tourist attractions. The skyscrapers in the regions of the Marina Bay Financial District and the Central Business District can also be accounted for. If you’re looking to enjoy a great view, tourists could do so at the multiple viewing spots available here as well. 

 

Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

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Known for its infinity pool, aqua aerobics, and exquisite views, the ‘Marina Bay Sands SkyPark,’ features itself multiple times throughout the movie. Representing the Singapore skyline, This 55-storey-high infinity pool finds guests enjoying the lounge side and quite surprisingly not actually swimming. The Marina Bay Sands SkyPark is a rather luxurious attraction for tourists willing to blow a buck or two. If you’re looking to enjoy some stellar fireworks - New Year’s Eve, Formula 1 Grand Prix are some of the days you could visit this exclusive property. 

 

Gardens by the Bay

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The Chinese themed wedding reception that happens to be one of the most popular shots in the movie, was filmed in the ‘Gardens by the Bay,’ region of Singapore. The gardens formed a great setting for most of this scene and most definitely was a visual spectacle for all of the audience watching the movie. Tourists visiting the garden for the first time can enjoy the stellar light and music shows that place as the sun sets and the evening dawns near. This happens to be one of the most beautiful garden settings in the world, with amazing florals and an ambience that’s worth the visit. 

 

Chijmes Hall

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The movie represents the ‘Chijmes Hall,’ as a great nightlife destination, whereas the traditional book depicts the wedding of Araminta and Colin taking place in this setting. Tourists from across the world visit Chijmes to be a part of their widely talked about restaurants and bars, but tourists also need to be informed of the history behind this place. Chijmes was initially known to be a Catholic girl’s school and the chapel in itself was used as an event location for multiple celebrations and occasions.  


 

 

Bukit Pasoh Road

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The two most famous characters in the Crazy Rich Asians movie, Goh Peik Lin and Rachel Chu, are shown in the movie having a deep conversation and enjoying some food at the alfresco bar table. This exact location happens to be situated on Bukit Pasoh Road and is extremely popular amongst tourists today! The Tanjong Pagar area, on the other hand, is lined with a wide array of boutiques, smaller shops, hotels and so much more. 

 

 

Newton Food Centre

The movie shows the love that both Rachel Chu and  Nick Young have for their hawker centre, as they make their way to the centre as soon as their land in Singapore. The scene shows them along with Araminta and Colin enjoying a great meal at this centre, as the hawker food has been a big part of the culture in this region. 

 

Has the blog gotten you all excited and pumped up to relive your Crazy Rich Asian memories all over again? Would you like to stroll through the pathways and visit the very same locations depicted throughout the movie? Feel free to reach out to expert planners like Pickyourtrail, who are known for their customisable Singapore packages from India, crafted entirely based on your requirements. 



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