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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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  • A lovely area for wandering about,its got little narrow lanes packed with cafes and small boutiques.Parts of the area you feel like your in Turkey with the building decor and all the colourful tiles.....  more »
  • There are a number of interesting streets and colourful shops to wander around in this historic trading part of the city. Easily accessible by bus from the main parts of Singapore  more »
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