Singapore Sights

Malay Heritage Centre

  • 85 Sultan Gate Map It
  • Kampong Glam
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 02/03/2016

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Set at Sultan Gate of Kampong Glam, this large cultural center is inside the sultan's Malay-style palace, which is more like a big house than a palace. It was built in the 1840s on the site of an even simpler thatched building; the structure may have been designed by George Coleman. Next door is another grand royal bungalow: the home of the sultan's first minister. Notice its gateposts surmounted by green eagles. The center serves as a heritage institution for the local Malay community.

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85 Sultan Gate, Singapore, Central Singapore, 198501, Singapore

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Published 02/03/2016


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