Like the Arab Quarter, Singapore’s Chinatown was surrounded by modern highrise buildings. However, within the network of streets that made up this unique area of the city, old buildings were well maintained. Continue reading Chinatown architecture
On the grounds of the Malay Heritage Centre was a small herb and spice garden in the Arab Quarter of Singapore.
In the same block as the Arab Quarter’s Malabar Mosque were both an Old Malay and a Muslim Cemetery. Continue reading Singapore Cemeteries
It was a joy to see that this district had been preserved. Continue reading Old and New in the Arab Quarter
Better known as Sultan Mosque, this place of worship seemed to dominate the Arab Quarter of Singapore. Wherever I walked, a minaret or the golden dome arose above the buildings. Continue reading Musjid Sultan