Bugis is histroically known as the Malay heritage area and cultural centre. One of the best places to hang out at in Singapore to get your fix on either hipster boutique shopping in the rows of shophouses or a night out at one of the outdoor bars, it really has the perfect setting and completely transforms itself well with good vibes from the day to night. You will also be spoilt for choice on which aesthetically pleasing brunch spot you should pick for the day. If you head towards the mall area - you will come across affordable shopping on Bugis Street, and not to forget the iconic art-deco building, which gives off Gotham City vibes, also noteworthy is that the building houses one of the best bars in the world. Bugis is best known for its hipster cafes and quirky food ideas such as 'Selfie Coffee' - a coffee shop where you can get your selfie printed on edible foam! The best Malay food has to be found in Jalan Pisang, Hjh Maimunah serves up the best Malay & Indonesian cusine you'll ever taste! If murtabak and Indian influences sound more like your thing - try some murtabak at Zam Zam, the most popular eatery loved by locals and tourists.
Arab Street & Sultan Mosque
The grand Sultan Mosque is the gem of Kampong Glam and the Muslim community. It was constructed in 1824 for Sultan Hussein Shah - the first sultan of Singapore. The street leading to the mosque - otherwise known as Arab Street; is best known for its historic shops selling textiles, and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Haji Lane & Bali Lane
One of the best places to hang out at to get your fix on boutique shopping in the rows of shophouses or a night out at one of the outdoor bars, it has the perfect setting and transforms itself with good vibes from day to night. Be spoilt for choice on which aesthetic brunch spot you should pick for the day.
Bugis Village & Bugis Street
Heading towards the mall area of Bugis - you will come across the buzzing district of shopping on Bugis Street. From affordable manicures, souvenirs, to creative clothing. Bugis Village is a haven for a huge range of fun buys and is a maze of a shopping centre that will be a game in itself to figure out.
Bugis Stn(01113), Opp Bugis Junction(01112)
Take the MRT and alight at Bugis station (Blue/Green line), take Exit B and walk 7 minutes to the hipster shophouses of Haji Lane, or take a 3 minute walk to pay a visit to ATLAS Bar - reigning No.8 on the World's 50 Best Bars list 2019.