A favourite tourist hotspot in Singapore, especially for adventurous and curious backpackers, is the Kampong Glam area, located in the city area of Singapore.
Kampong Glam of Singapore
Kampong Glam was originally a fishing village. Later, it became an area for the Malay royalty in Singapore.
The most popular tourist attraction is Sultan Mosque, the largest mosque in Singapore, where Singaporean Muslims gather to pray.
Sultan Mosque in Singapore’s Kampong Glam
Just across the street, Kampong Glam Cafe serves delicious local food for tourists to try. Famous Malay Singaporean food include roti prata, nasi lemak and mee rebus.
Kampong Glam Cafe in Singapore
After enjoying a lunch of the best Malay food in Singapore, tourists in Kampong Glam like to appreciate traditional malay art at the Malay Art Gallery, a 3 minute walk from Kampong Glam Cafe. The Malay Art Gallery showcases artefacts and artists’ works from Malays in Asia.
Malay art at Kampong Glam
The shops that line the roads of Kampong Glam sell textiles with traditional Malay patterns and designs that make great tourist souvenirs. If you have time to spare, you could buy some cloth and tailor make a traditional Malay costume for yourself.
Malay textiles at Kampong Glam
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