Tampines is a significant town in Singapore, having conferred the World Habitat Award in 1991. The district’s stellar town-planning innovations continue to impress two decades on. The area derived its name from bountifully grown Ironwood trees, known as “Tempinis” in the past. Little Steps explored the neighborhood and picked out these family-friendly spots and affordable dining options for your next outing. Relax at Tampines Regional Library with a book, have your kids clamber along one of Singapore's best climbing gyms for kids, or enjoy the go-to hawker stalls - we've got you covered in this Eastern heartland!

How To Get There:

By MRT - East-West Line (Green)

By Bus - Tampines Bus Interchange, 11 Tampines Concourse, Singapore 529543

By Car - PIE, exit 4B, ECP exit Xilin Ave, TPE various Tampines exits