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Arab Street

48 Arab Street Shophouse the Social Hostel, Singapore 199745, Singapore
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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 cultures. Make sure to stop at the island’s largest mosque, the Sultan Mosque, a landmark in the Kampong Glam Malay Heritage District.
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“haji lane” (86 reviews)
“sultan mosque” (57 reviews)
“fabric shops” (37 reviews)
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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"haji lane"
in 86 reviews
"sultan mosque"
in 57 reviews
"fabric shops"
in 37 reviews
"turkish food"
in 21 reviews
"middle eastern food"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful mosque"
in 18 reviews
"murtabak"
in 13 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 22 reviews
"kampong glam"
in 39 reviews
"shop houses"
in 24 reviews
"little india"
in 55 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 38 reviews
"walk around"
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"textiles"
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"shopping"
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"material"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You would be mistaken thinking you perhaps in middle East wondering this street as restaurants are middle Eastern

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arab Street has so much character and is a great place to spend some time. The tight streets are absolutely laden with cool bars, cafes and restaurants. We loved it as we got to eat some good Arab and Turkish food

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Arab st, we feel hungry so had a snack /meal at the Turkish restaurateur on Arab street. We had the three course meal, very nice to eat , reasonable priced as well as well as a very good service from the staff. All...More

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are going by Mrt stop at (Bugis) the blue line and continue walking after the Raffles hospital till you reach Sultan Mosque which is a very nice architectural mosque.Beside it is the Arab st.You will find textiles shops, souvenirs shops and alot of...More

Thank May M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a quick look at Little India we walked here and enjoyed the visit. Various interesting shops and we had a great middle eastern lunch at the Beirut Grill in nearby Bussorah St. Many other eating options in this area.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a tour here on our last visit, after many previous visits on our own. Well worth doing. The walk was gentle and the history explained well to us. Many small shops selling touristy items- silk shoe bags, wine bottle holders, serviettes, slippers, hats...More

Thank 740Elly48
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved walking through this area and checking out all of the shoppes and restaurants. So many of the buildings are beautifully painted and make the area that much more interesting. The material stores are just so fascinating.

Thank IndySig
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit to Arab Street on a sunny day was great. There are number of carpet and rug shops and also shops selling embroidered fabric. Small souvenirs with good bargain techniques can be grabbed. Food was great. I ate in a Lebanese restaurant (Derwish), the taste...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just for the good food and neighborhood place. Good to go in the nites for the light setup and dinner . apart from that nothing great !!

Thank H053R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The arab street and haji lane, they have few murals that are nice and everyone take pictures there. But i dont find the shops particularly interesting. And the have lots of bar, but if you want coffee and cake type of thing, with comfy seating...More

1  Thank LarasSwania
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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
26 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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