20 Jun '15, 8am

Sempatkan diri Anda ke Kampong Glam ketika bulan puasa & rasakan nikmatnya kuliner berbuka -B

Sempatkan diri Anda ke Kampong Glam ketika bulan puasa & rasakan nikmatnya kuliner berbuka -B

Some say Kampong Glam really is glam (a local term meaning ‘glamorous’). The area has an eclectic blend of history, culture and a super-trendy lifestyle scene. See if this is true on your Kampong Glam journey. Start from the landmark Sultan Mosque , and wander through the many side streets. A Malay enclave Kampong Glam has its origins as a fishing village at the mouth of Rochor River. The Malay word 'kampung' means 'village', and the area was known for the gelam tree (or Paperbark Tree) that grew here and was used for building ships. In 1822, Sir Stamford Raffles allocated the area to the Malay Sultan Hussain Mohammed Shah and others in the Muslim community, including Arab and Bugis traders. Delights aplenty Today, the grounds of the 'Istana' ('palace') is home to the Malay Heritage Centre , where you can get to know Malay history and culture better. You’ll love the culina...

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