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Visitors who enjoy a little bargaining will find it here among the historic shops selling textiles, perfume and more. Along with traditional Muslim food offerings, some Western restaurants have settled into the area, creating a Singaporean blend of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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48 Arab Street Shophouse the Social Hostel, Singapore 199745, Singapore
Kampong Glam
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the perfect place for the Muslim community to visit. It's cultural and there are lots of preserved heritage buildings worth the experience. There are plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants for you to choose from and chill out. It is constantly very busy...More

Thank Concierge3725
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the top tourist spot for heritage site in Singapore, it is amazing to see how the government preserve the old building amidst of the skyscrapers in the city. Parking rate is quite cheap compare to other places in the city (SGD 1.20/ hour)....More

Thank Sid5515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, the name says it all. Nice area full of small shops, bars, cafes. Busy. A bit touristy, but still nice.

Thank Ksksksksks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a golden mosque, one of the biggest in Singapore. Surrounding the Mosque there are lots of place to eat with different budget. some of them are open until very late. Singapore scene only comes alive after sunset and temperature is cool down.

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's super amazing to find such architecture in a city of skyscrapers. The mosque is really cool to look at and it feels like you're in Aladdin when you're standing next to it. Go for a walk and take a look!

Thank Ilzdilz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great vibe and lovely to walk around H Lane, shop and chill. The mosque is beautiful and definitely worth a visit. If you feel like Middle Eastern food there are a number of options. The Arab quarter was not as busy as China Town or...More

2  Thank Tasneem A
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This is certainly a hidden gem with live music and a great atmosphere. Went here with a few colleagues after work and had a great nights craic. Narrow streets with brightly coloured fronts, a must for a couple of hours if you're in town.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed August 23, 2018

If you expect to find arabs there you will be dissapointed! Probably it was named for arabs situated in the area sometimes ago right after the British colonization of the island or maybe they rather meant Muslims street or area. It's a nice area with...More

2  Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Arab Street- a place with so lively. Many tourists around to snap photo with wall painting. Many carpet and clothes shop houses around. Many good eating shops with reasonable price.

Thank christineliau2015
Reviewed August 19, 2018

in front of Sultan Mosque this was the easy place to get something to bring home for your families. its price are reasonable & affordable.

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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
...More
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Catherine E
December 26, 2017|
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Response from Amila Dananjaya D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Bugis Street MRT Station is just around 500 meters away from Bugis Street. That should be the closest.
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omarfadli
July 3, 2016|
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Response from BulliedbyChangi | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Parkroyal on Beach Rd and the serviced apartments if your staying seven days or more
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Lina C
March 11, 2015|
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Response from jochenulrike | Reviewed this property |
I think you can park in all the surrounding streets. We staid on Sultan street and there was parking available.
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