One of the more famous neighborhoods in Singapore, Kampong Glam is a preserved town once home to the Malay and Muslim elite that inhabited it prior to British colonization in the early 19th century.

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.

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City Sightseeing Singapore Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 471 Reviews

With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this City Sightseeing tour is the best way to see the ...  Read more

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Duration: Ticket valid for 24 hours from the time of first use

From USD $25.19

Best Singapore City Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

Cycle the bike-friendly streets of Singapore with an expert guide on this fascinating half-day tour available in the morning or evening. Pedal along easy ...  Read more

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 3-4 hours

From USD $70.94

Kampong Glam and Sultan Mosque Morning Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 22 Reviews

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

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $26.78

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