Lau Pa Sat

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Lau Pa Sat
Telok Ayer Market, Jan 06.JPG
Coordinates1°16′50″N 103°51′01″E / 1.280629°N 103.850396°E / 1.280629; 103.850396Coordinates: 1°16′50″N 103°51′01″E / 1.280629°N 103.850396°E / 1.280629; 103.850396
Built1 March 1894; 129 years ago (1894-03-01)
Governing bodyNational Heritage Board
Designated28 June 1973; 49 years ago (1973-06-28)
Reference no.4
Lau Pa Sat from above

Lau Pa Sat (Chinese: 老巴刹; pinyin: Lǎo Bāshā; literally: "Old Market"), also known as Telok Ayer Market (Malay: Pasar Telok Ayer; Chinese: 直落亚逸巴刹), is a historic building in Singapore. At first, it was located near the waterfront, where it was built as a fish market, in 1824. It was later rebuilt at a different location, again to serve as a market. It currently is a food court.