The country is a popular tourist destination offering a variety of activities that cater to all age groups. One such destination is Kampong Glam, an area situated north of the Singapore River near the urban areas of Rochor and Kallang. The area is formed by its tiny streets which are the focal point of the Muslim and Malaya community giving a traveler an ideal opportunity to experience the true blend of cultures and diversity of ethnic groups that is truly what Singapore is all about.
Kampong Glam is famous for the Sultan Mosque, a holy mosque that attracts devotees from different parts of the world. The area to this day reflects its Muslim influence through the tiny shops that dot the sides of the streets, Muslim restaurants, art galleries and souvenir shops. It is also a one stop solution for religious items such as prayer rugs and skull caps.
Kampong Glam comprises a stir of experiences that satisfy a shopaholic’s need with its bales of gorgeous chiffon silk, cotton georgettes, lace and other luxurious fabrics. You may also pick up antiques, rattan handicrafts and carpets to add that extra touch to your home. If music is your method of choice to wind down after a busy day, Kampong Glam offers The Blu Jaz Café, a jazz outfit recommended for its ambience, crowd and menu.
A truly cultural experience maybe made even more memorable staying at a hotel Singapore. Visitors who wish to enjoy a luxurious stay that will offer the perfect blend of business and leisure needs may pick any of Singapore 4 star hotels. The Orchard Hotel Singapore will cater to your exact need with a touch of cosmopolitan elegance. Each room is equipped with an array of amenities with a personalized IT butler to handle all your IT needs. The hotel’s architecture brings together the east and the west bringing you a wholesome yet balanced experience. The hotel is centrally located and is only 22km from the Changi International Airport.