Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Singapore  /  Singapore  /  Neighborhoods  /  Kampong Glam
Kampong Glam, Singapore
(4.2/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Kampong Glam and other attractions in Singapore, use our Singapore trip itinerary maker.
Create a full Singapore itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Singapore

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Singapore by other users

4 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM NORWAY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Singapore, Pattaya & Bangkok BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Malaysia & Singapore BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, kids, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Phuket, Bali & Singapore BY A USER FROM EGYPT February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Kampong Glam is Singapore’s Malay enclave but hidden inside it is a trendy energy that’s almost raw. The trendy neighbourhood of Haji Lane and its hidden gems have shops that sells trinkets and avant-...  more »
  • Adapted from a post on my blog “Singapore virtually painted by Tan Choon Hong”. Kampong Glam is no kampong now. The old kampong (Malay for “village”) of idyllic living under swaying coconut palms is l...  more »
  • This is a unique part of Singapore, a place to wander, look, explore and taste the food. It is a place where you feel so safe and welcomed. People want to talk with you and find out from where you com...  more »