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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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  • This district is what used to be known as the Muslim Quarters and many of the sights, landmarks and streets give testimony of its former name. Some of the best landmarks and sights in this area...  more »
  • I did a walking tour here and they were able to explain the history of the area, showed you the best places and where to take great photos  more »
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