Places To Visit In Kampong Glam

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Here are the top 9 places to visit in Kampong Glam

1. Sultan Mosque Singapore

Sultan Mosque Singapore 4.5 /5

7 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

Majestically standing in the historic district of Kampong Glam, the Sultan Mosque (Masjid Sultan) is Singapore's largest mosque and focal point of the Muslim community in the Lion City. Seemingly pulled out of the Arabian Nights, the enchanting mosque is constructed in the Indo-Saracenic style, the highlight being the huge prayer hall topped by a shimmering golden dome. Both regarding its glorious appearance, and the sheer size, the Sultan Mosque is a must-visit if one is in the Kampong Glam district.

2. Malay Heritage Center

Malay Heritage Center 2.5 /5

7 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

Reopened on September 1st, 2012, the Malay Heritage Center exhibits the culture, history and heritage of the Malay Singaporeans. Malay Heritage Center is located at the Sultan Gate in Kampong Glam and is a museum and cultural centre. It is made up of several magnificent bungalows, set in a beautifully landscaped garden. The original two-storey building used to belong to the local Sultan and was known as the Sultan's Palace or Istana Kampong Glam.

3. Masjid Malabar

Masjid Malabar

7 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

Sitting in a quiet corner with Victoria Street on one side and Jalan Sultan on the other, the magnificent Malabar Muslim Jama-Ath Mosque, or simply the Masjid Malabar, is the only mosque in the multicultural city of Singapore which is under the management of the Malabar Muslim Community. The mosque gets its unique charm from a blue and white facade that is glorified with a golden dome on top making it popular as the ?Golden Dome Mosque.? It is also renowned as the little cousin of the Sultan Mosque because of similar golden domes structures.

4. Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple

Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple 3.6 /5

7 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple is one of Singapore's major Buddhist temples, located at the Waterloo Street. Dedicated to Kuan Yin or Avalokitesvara, the Goddess of Mercy, devotees believe that they are blessed after worshipping at this temple, which makes it important to the Chinese community living in Singapore. Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple is also very popular for its divination predictions, which are claimed to be highly accurate.

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5. Haji Lane

Haji Lane

7 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

One of the narrowest streets in Singapore, Haji Lane is a chic alleyway splattered with colourful independent boutiques, cafes and quirky stores, sitting in the heart of Kampong Glam. The Bohemian street is lined with yoga centres, tattoo parlours, and vintage Egyptian restaurants attracting the young crowd who visit Haji Lane to shop at Singapore's nifty shops or just hang out with friends. The colourful graffiti splashed all across Haji Lane is another major attraction beckoning indie-minded shoppers looking to buy trendy and affordable brands.

6. Arab Street Singapore

Arab Street Singapore 2.5 /5

7 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

Arab Street is a neighbourhood in the Malay-Muslim Quarter of Singapore, north of the Singapore River. It is known for its eclectic mix of exotic stores selling crafts, accessories, textiles, and home furnishing from the Middle East; the trendy stores are frequented by fashion lovers and art enthusiasts.

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7. Bugis Street

Bugis Street 2.6 /5

7 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

Of the many malls and markets that rightly make Singapore a shopper?s paradise, Bugis Street is one of them. This popular shopping destination comprises of over 800 different shops and stalls in all sizes, which offer the latest trends in the fashion industry, and that too at affordable prices! Not only shopping, but the street is also popular for a myriad of other activities too, and enjoying the lip-smacking delicacies here is one of them.

8. Hajjah Fatimah Mosque

Hajjah Fatimah Mosque 3.0 /5

7 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

The Hajjah Fatimah Mosque, located in the Kampong Glam area of Singapore, is one of the only three mosques in Singapore to be named after a benefactress. Fatimah was a Malaccan woman who accumulated huge amounts after taking over her deceased husband's business. The most prominent feature of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah is its minaret, often referred to as "Singapore's Leaning Tower", which is a four-level minaret tilting at a six-degree angle due to moisture seepage. Besides this, this mosque is said to resemble the St.Andrew's Cathedral at the City Hall.

9. Sri Krishnan Temple

Sri Krishnan Temple 3.3 /5

7 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Kampong Glam

Impossible to miss while visiting Waterloo Street, the colourful Sri Krishnan Temple is a Hindu temple in Singapore dedicated to Lord Krishna and his consort Rukmini. Initially established as a tiny shrine under a banyan tree, the temple today comprises of a large prayer hall and a massive four-storeyed annexe, contained within a 1008 square metre compound. Standing in close proximity to the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, Sri Krishnan Temple draws pilgrims and tourists from various religious and ethnic backgrounds.

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