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Its major landmark, the Sultan Mosque, sits in the heart of this enclave and is open to all visitors, as is the nearby Malay Heritage Centre, where you’ll learn about Malay history and culture.
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Kampong Glam, Singapore, Singapore
Kampong Glam
+65 6391 0450
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Kampong Glam is a historical place. Used to house the Malay population and now is bustling with bars, middle eastern restaurants, the beautiful Masjid Sultan and shops. Also home to the famous Blu Jazz Cafe. Lots of live music places. It is one of my...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This street does not require much introduction. Highly recommended for any tourist coming to Singapore. Visit the Sultan Mosque and try the unique cafes and restaurants sprawled around the area!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great area to visit and sightsee. With the mosque as a backdrop and great restaurants and the history is a must see place to visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots and lots of small modern shops situated in old buildings in the area it has modernised the whole surrounding with a lot of young people coming to buy and eat. A very food use of old buildings, very upmarket and trendy.

Thank weeezoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have the pleasure of writing a review for Kampong Gelam area - perhaps one of the last, or the last jewel of heritage in Singapore. Kampong Gelam has a tremendous amount to offer if you look closely enough - from its generational Muslim food...More

Thank Christopher_SNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Near the commanding edifice of the Sultan Mosque, Kampong Glam is a delightful and lively shophouse area with an array of boutiques and cuisines on pedestrian-friendly streets. We’ve been coming to Singapore for decades, but never made it to Haji Lane or Arab Street before....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walking around the area lots of lovely shops with turkishplates and lights heaps of places to eat.Mosque was lovely they are very welcoming to visitors during right open hours vety worthwhile and interesting

Thank blamon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited kampong glam which offered an exotic mix which was different from the urbanized city centres.

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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Worth a trip to see all the little restaurants and shops, plus one megge Mosque. Photo opportunities everywhere.

Thank Rikuc57
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We wandered through Kampong Glam anfpd decided on lunch at a small Turkish restaurant where they didn’t tout for business. We loved the quirky shops in Haji Lane, some unique wares.

Thank Mandy B
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Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers
an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk
down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block
over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly
coloured fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for
a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids
play traditional games along the lane. Also home to
the Malay Heritage Centre and one of Singapore’s most
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March 27, 2016|
Response from Jordan B | Reviewed this property |
I've never been at night, but I would assume it is just as safe as anywhere else in Singapore, which is to say that it's probably safer than wherever you live now. I would say it is a tourist trap in the morning too if you... More
January 14, 2015|
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Response from pilgrim6789 | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 15 - 20 minutes from your hotel (Hotel Parc Sovereign) to reach Kampong Glam either via foot or public transport. You can either google the route yourself or enquire the directions from your hotel's... More