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“haji lane”(86 reviews)
“sultan mosque”(57 reviews)
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Visitors who enjoy a little bargaining will find it here among the historic shops selling textiles, perfume and more. Along with traditional Muslim food offerings, some Western restaurants have settled into the area, creating a Singaporean blend of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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48 Arab Street Shophouse the Social Hostel, Singapore 199745, Singapore
Kampong Glam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great vibe and lovely to walk around H Lane, shop and chill. The mosque is beautiful and definitely worth a visit. If you feel like Middle Eastern food there are a number of options. The Arab quarter was not as busy as China Town or...More

1  Thank Tasneem A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is certainly a hidden gem with live music and a great atmosphere. Went here with a few colleagues after work and had a great nights craic. Narrow streets with brightly coloured fronts, a must for a couple of hours if you're in town.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you expect to find arabs there you will be dissapointed! Probably it was named for arabs situated in the area sometimes ago right after the British colonization of the island or maybe they rather meant Muslims street or area. It's a nice area with...More

2  Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arab Street- a place with so lively. Many tourists around to snap photo with wall painting. Many carpet and clothes shop houses around. Many good eating shops with reasonable price.

Thank christineliau2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

in front of Sultan Mosque this was the easy place to get something to bring home for your families. its price are reasonable & affordable.

Thank azmiapeng
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fun place with lots of shopping. They have a lot of Turkish shops so if you like Turkish hand painted tiles, lamps, bowls and plates then this is the place for you. Lot of good food options and you can walk to the Singapore Flyer...More

Thank Farzanaf28
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Buy affordable luxurious fabrics, textiles, carpets, porcelains, buttons and ribbons! Enjoy delightful eateries too!

Thank chrisk82018
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Liked it so much in the day decided to back for dinner and was not disappointed. So much worth once you are in Singapore

Thank arcloe
Reviewed 26 July 2018

CYC+CG ( 18.07.15 ) My family visited this area on our way go Sultan Mosque. The way to mosque was shorter than I think, but the mood was good like as Arab. Many arab restaurant was operating, and we enjoyed this mood.

1  Thank CanisHan
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Whilst interesting to see and walk down I did gain the impression that if you are a tourist the you were ripe to be fleeced by high prices for items perhaps of questionable quality. I wouldn’t be spending my cash in the street and I...More

2  Thank tranzactnow
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Nearby
Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers
an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk
down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block
over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly
coloured fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for
a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids
play traditional games along the lane. Also home to
the Malay Heritage Centre and one of Singapore’s most
...More
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Catherine E
27 December 2017|
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Response from Amila Dananjaya D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Bugis Street MRT Station is just around 500 meters away from Bugis Street. That should be the closest.
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omarfadli
3 July 2016|
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Response from BulliedbyChangi | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Parkroyal on Beach Rd and the serviced apartments if your staying seven days or more
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Lina C
11 March 2015|
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Response from jochenulrike | Reviewed this property |
I think you can park in all the surrounding streets. We staid on Sultan street and there was parking available.
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