What to Do in Bugis and Kampong Glam

All Bugis and Kampong Glam Attractions A to Z

Bugis and Kampong Glam are two colourful districts, full of shops, restaurants, bazaars and markets located north of the Singapore River and not far from the city centre. Arab Street in Bugis is famous for Muslim and Middle-Eastern food as well as Arab-style shisha water pipes and mint tea.

Neighboring Kampong Glam is a haven for shoppers of all ages and those who like to explore flea markets and bazaars will enjoy shopping here. There are quite a number of cultural structures here, including Sri Krishnan, Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho, Sultan Mosque (Masjid Sultan) and the Malay Heritage Centre.

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5 Best Things to Do in Bugis and Kampong Glam

5 Best Things to Do in Bugis & Kampong Glam

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5 Great Stores on Haji Lane

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Sultan Mosque in Singapore

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Hajjah Fatimah Mosque

Hajjah Fatimah Mosque was built in 1846. It was named after a charitable Malay woman who donated money to build it, which resulted in a beautiful landmark whose design is a mix of Malay and colonial styles. At the back of the Mosque are a number of old tombstones including Hajjah Fatimah's own.

  • Location: 4001 Beach Road, Singapore 199584, Singapore
  • Tel: +65 6297 2774
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Bugis Street Market

You can enjoy a wonderful shopping experience in the Bugis and Kampong Glam area. Think cheap T-shirts and tourist knick-knacks on Bugis Street and at a flea market by the name of Sungei Road Thieves Market. They're also fun places to spend an afternoon, especially at weekends.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 10pm
  • Location: 3 New Bugis Street, Singapore 188867, Singapore

Sri Krishnan Temple

Sri Krishnan Temple is right next door to Kwan Im Thong Hood, making it a great cultural landmark sightseeing spot. This Hindu temple dates back to 1870 and is dedicated to Sri Krishna and his consort Rukmini. Check out the impressive statues above the main entrance.

  • Location: 152 Waterloo St, Singapore 187961, Singapore
  • Tel: +65 6337 7957
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