Kampong Glam is an ethnic enclave for the Muslim group, located along Arab Street. The name “Kampong” refers to compound and “Glam” refers to Paperbark trees that used to be harvested in the area in history.

Kampong Glam is known for its cultural neighbourhood surrounded with entertainment, local delicacies and tradesmen retail stores.

In addition, this is a great spot to learn about the history and culture of Malay as the Malay Heritage Centre showcases traditional Malay costumes, storytelling and interactive activities.

When it comes to fashion, Kampong Glam offers you an unique discovery. Down the street, you will be able to find various textile shops, ranging from high quality silk to batik prints.

If you are looking to experience Malay heritage and arts at the same time, Kampong Glam is a must-go on your list!