This market has long been considered the best place for local Singaporeans and visitors to come for the best food in the city. Famous for its architecture, in the form of the Malay kampong houses, the market has two levels. The first floor houses the "wet market" - the fresh produce, live fish and spices indigenous to region. It is a wonderful place to visit to see what it available for regional food ingredients. Be aware, however, that if you are a visitor from North America or Europe, that you may not be able to bring these products back home: Check with your national embassies for the laws restricting bringing back raw foods and spices. But don't worry! While you're at the Geylang Serai Market, you can always visit the essential Hawker stalls. Here you can enjoy many the food offered by vendors specializing in Malay and Indian food. Be sure to show up early, because the local residents flock to eat here and many of the shops sell out of food early.