Kampong Glam Architecture

I took so many shots at Kampong Glam which is our Muslim quarter. I was just loving the beautiful old architecture here.  What I really love is hardly any building is higher than two stories.


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White buildings always look fabulous in contrast to our pale blue skies. Shot this at Baghdad street.

photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

kampong glam

photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

My eyes were drawn to this old building painted blue.


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arab street

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photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

I tend to like the blue, pink combination.

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I love how majestic Sultan Mosque looks against the watery blue sky.

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Don’t know if you can see it, but the roads were wet from the drizzle.  That’s one of the nice things about Singapore – sunny one moment, and when it gets too hot there comes the convectional rain to cool us down again.

photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

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16 Responses to Kampong Glam Architecture

  1. Nini Says says:

    Dropping by from SITS! All of your pics inspire me even more to visit Singapore! Love following along!

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  3. btlau says:

    i very much look forward to clear pretty blue sky soon

  4. Awe, what a beautiful mosque!

  5. I love your pictures! The building looks so clean .

  6. Kristy says:

    Thanks for sharing those pics. Very cool! Thanks for visiting on my SITS day!

  7. Kaho says:

    Love, love, love the photos! The blue sky is always so nice to see. Singapore has such a colonial feel which we don’t see in Jakarta unless we go to the northern port city of Jakarta. Kampong sounds very similar to Kampung in Bahasa Indonesia, which means village. I wonder if it’s a Malay word. That blue and pink combination of the building is eye-catching.

    • bookjunkie says:

      Thanks so much Kaho 🙂 I liked that blue pink combination too.

      Yes Kampong – it’s Malay and means village. I guess Bahasa Indonesian and Malay are very similar. The Nasi Padang (rice with dishes and curries) I love to eat originates from Indonesia I believe. Do you like Nasi Padang too?

  8. whatsaysyou says:

    Correct me if I am wrong, was Kampung Glam once a Malay village long ago? Anyway, nice shots of that place and keep it up. One more thing though, if you got a chance can you maybe take pictures of anything you could find in a Peranakan Museum in Singapore? Thanks.

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