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Kampong Glam, Singapore

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Cheery promenades bring an eclectic blend of history and culture together at Kampong Glam. Along the promenades you'll find quirky boutiques, international cuisine, and traditional wares such as rugs, perfumes, and clothing. The neighborhood has roots as a humble fishing village and was once known for its production of paperbark trees. The area's rich history can still be witnessed today, evidenced by the prominence of Malay culture and heritage. In 1822 the area was allocated to the Malay Sultan and Muslim community, including Arab and Bugis traders. Using our world travel planner, Singapore attractions like Kampong Glam can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • September 30, 2017
    Good place to take pictures and to pick some souvenirs. Shops opens after 11.00 am, so better to visit in the afternoon.  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Suai Dan Mosque is the largest mosque in Singapore, here is very fine delicate beautiful, very worthwhile to participant view, but some rules on Clothing, can't sleeves blouse and short Trousers Club Med was asked to put on their long gown, please rest assured that the long gown is free of charge
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  • September 22, 2017
    Once an ethnic enclave for the Muslim community, including Arab and Bugis traders, Kampong Glam is now a thriving neighbourhood with the majestic Sultan Mosque, eclectic shopping street Haji Lane and ...  more »

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