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Kampong Glam, Singapore

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#5 of 19 in Neighborhoods in Singapore
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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  • Nice neighborhood with many low-rise. Beautiful mosque and it lives in the evening. Great music and great food. Convenient to visit. Recommended.
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  • These days, one of the hot places and lots of pretty shops, especially in the middle of the mosque is a feeling of just having a lot of different atmosphere with stylish Singapore was also good. Arab culture related things on the periphery, and huddled in a Middle Eastern food restaurants.
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  • Very lively street, nice shops were you can buy Persian carpets , lovely light, good selection of restaurants nice street art and the icing on the cake is the Sultans Mosque with its golden dome  more »
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