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January 13, 2020

Where In Singapore? Yishun: Best Food, Schools & Amenities in the Area

Planning to get a property in Yishun? Read on below to find out what Yishun has to offer!

Of the many towns in Singapore, Yishun may be one that is tucked away in the corner of the island and less often frequented. However, with its many amenities & development coming into fruition in recent years, there may be plenty to look out for in this northern town!


Yishun is never short of places that provides you with your entertainment and lifestyle needs. There is a variety of amenities here like NorthPoint City, KTPH, Safra Yishun, and ORTO.

NorthPoint City also happens to be the largest integrated development in the North and it houses the recently opened Yishun bus interchange as well.

Meanwhile, ORTO is a recreation hub that provides you with activities such as prawning, fishing, entry into the trampoline park and there are also many restaurant to choose from, for you and you family to have a great bonding time together.

An upcoming plan for the residents here to look out for is the HomeTeamNS Khatib Club House. It is located just 5 minutes away from Khatib MRT and has many attractive features such as the largest Home Team NS gym, a tactical simulator where NS men can improve their marksman skills and even an indoor swimming pool, all coming in the year 2020.

[Did You Know?]

Yishun was named after a prominent industrialist who was also a banker, contractor and a general commission agent. 


Here in Yishun, there is definitely no shortage of amazing food. In Northpoint City alone, you will have over 100 different dining options to choose from. 

Yishun Park Hawker Centre, a hidden gem in Yishun itself, serves countless choices of delicious food such as Hai Cheong Gai (Prawn Paste) Chicken, curry noodle and many, many more.

One of the most popular food here in Yishun will be the 928 Yishun Laksa. Each bowl comes with a rich and creamy broth that you simply can’t get enough.

[Did You Know?]

500 turtle and terrapins have found their home at the new Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum which was relocated to Yishun after living for 18 years in Chinese Garden. They now reside in ORTO.


The top primary school in Yishun would be Chongfu School and it is the number 8th most popular primary school in Singapore as of 2018.

[Future Development]

The new North-south Corridor expressway connects the people in Yishun to the city area, an upcoming project due in 2026.

The new expressway is also Singapore’s first integrated transport corridor featuring continuous bus lanes and cycling trunk routes. Cyclists can look forward to cycling through the Park Connector Networks which leads to the city centre.

Watch our Where In Singapore Yishun video here! :