Although the town was comprised of a multitude of ethnic groups over the last few hundred years, much of this pristine town has been restored to its former beauty, with strips of colorful shop houses now home to modern businesses.
Among some of its other key features includes one of the most important mosques in the country, the Sultan Mosque. It also has a peaceful pedestrian walk called the Bussorah Mall as well as the recently opened Malay Heritage Center, which contains loads of cultural pieces and history showcasing the lives of Malay Singaporeans.
As a destination for foreign visitors, the town itself now has several local restaurants as well as art galleries textile and carpet shops to peruse.
Tours & Tickets
With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this truly is the best way to see the sights of Singapore. ... Read more
Duration: Ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours
On this award winning tour, visit the ancient burial grounds where the forgotten Tombs of the Malayan Princes rest. Highlights on this walk include the Sultan ... Read more
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)