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Bussorah Street

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Bussorah St, Singapore

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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"Discover the hidden gems of Bussorah Street by venturing beyond the bustling restaurants and cafes - make sure to explore the narrow side lanes, where you'll find quaint boutiques and charming local shops offering unique souvenirs and traditional crafts, perfect for a cultural souvenir hunt. Additionally, don't forget to indulge in the mouthwatering array of Middle Eastern cuisine at the street's authentic eateries, where you can savor delicious kebabs, aromatic spices, and refreshing mint tea, transporting you straight to the vibrant streets of the Arabian Peninsula."

What is Bussorah Street?

Bussorah Street is a vibrant and historical street located in the Kampong Glam district of Singapore. This charming street is known for its rich cultural heritage, unique architecture, and bustling atmosphere.

History of Bussorah Street

Bussorah Street has a fascinating history that dates back to the early 19th century. It was named after the city of Bussorah in present-day Iraq, which was an important trading hub during that time. The street was originally a part of the Arab quarter, where Arab traders and merchants settled and conducted their business.

When planning your tours in Singapore don't forget to visit Bussorah Street.

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Why is Bussorah Street Important?

Bussorah Street holds great significance as it represents the multicultural and diverse heritage of Singapore. It showcases the harmonious coexistence of different ethnic communities, including the Arab, Malay, and Indian communities. The street is a testament to Singapore's commitment to preserving its cultural identity and heritage.

Things to Do & See at Bussorah Street

  • Sultan Mosque: The Sultan Mosque, also known as Masjid Sultan, is a prominent landmark on Bussorah Street. This stunning mosque is one of the most important religious sites for the Muslim community in Singapore.

  • Kampong Glam Cafe & Bistro: Indulge in the local food scene at Kampong Glam Cafe & Bistro. This cozy eatery serves a variety of delicious Malay and Middle Eastern dishes, offering a true taste of the street's cultural diversity.

  • Boutiques and Souvenir Shops: Explore the charming boutiques and souvenir shops along Bussorah Street. These stores offer a wide range of unique clothing, accessories, handicrafts, and local souvenirs.

  • Haji Lane: Just a stone's throw away from Bussorah Street is Haji Lane, a trendy and colorful shopping street. Browse through quirky boutiques, vintage stores, and hip cafes for a unique shopping experience.

Visiting Bussorah Street is an immersive experience that allows visitors to soak up the vibrant atmosphere, immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage, and indulge in delicious local cuisine. 

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Whether you are a history enthusiast, a shopaholic, or simply looking for a unique cultural experience, Bussorah Street is a must-visit destination in Singapore.

Frequently asked questions

What is Bussorah Street?

Bussorah Street is a vibrant and culturally rich street located in the Kampong Glam district of Singapore.

What are the main attractions on Bussorah Street?

Bussorah Street is known for its diverse range of shops, cafes, and restaurants, as well as its proximity to the historic Sultan Mosque.

Are there any cultural events or festivals held on Bussorah Street?

Yes, Bussorah Street often hosts cultural events and festivals, especially during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Is Bussorah Street pedestrian-friendly?

Yes, Bussorah Street is a pedestrian-only zone, making it a pleasant and safe place to explore on foot.

What is the best way to get to Bussorah Street?

Bussorah Street is easily accessible by public transportation. The nearest MRT station is Bugis, which is just a short walk away.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Bussorah St, Singapore

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

Find it on google maps