Katong, also called Tanjong Katong, is a property neighbourhood in the eastern portion of the Central Area of Singapore, within Marine Ceremony planning area. It used to be located by the sea, however land has been redeemed all the way to East Shore Park to give even more land for housing and also entertainment purposes because of the scarcity of land in the late 1960s after Singapore acquired self-reliance.
Katong was the place of numerous villas as well as manors of the rich elite in the late 19th to the mid-20th centuries. They made their ton of money in the Far East as well as constructed seaside hotels, vacation homes as well as mansions along the beachfront of Katong, starting from Katong Park throughout of the East Coast.
Katong’s rich social mix has actually contributed to its one-of-a-kind food. Katong is popular for its restaurants serving Peranakan food and specifically, a spicy Straits Chinese noodle soup called Katong Laksa.