Sheraton Towers Singapore

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Culture & Heritage

Discover Singapore's distinctive multi-cultural identity by exploring the traditional ethnic enclaves of the Chinese, Malay and Indian communities.

Multiculturalism in Singapore

Little India
Home to Singapore’s Indian community, the vibrant district of Little India offers a myriad of experiences for locals and tourists alike. Kickstart the day with breakfast at the wet market, Tekka Centre, and take a walk along the stretch of heritage-rich shop house followed by a temple run at Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples.

Get fancy with traditional henna tattoos, browse for affordable buys at the 24-hour mega mall, Mustafa Centre, and end the day off with a spread of authentic Indian cuisine. 
Kampong Glam
Widely known as a Malay enclave, there’s more to the lively ethnic district of Kampong Glam than the iconic beautiful landmark, Sultan Mosque, and the Malay Heritage Centre. Hidden within the lanes are rows of quaint cafes, fashion boutiques and cool wall murals, perfect for an #ootd opportunity. During the fasting month of Ramadan leading to Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the streets come alive with buzzing activities and vendors.

Don’t miss a weekend binge at Kampong Glam with a gastronomic tour of Middle Eastern and traditional Malay fare. 
Where old meets new, the enchanting neighborhood offers fascinating experiences that are sure to delight all ages. Find moments of tranquility at the historic Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum and trace the footsteps of Singapore’s early Chinese Immigrant community at the Chinatown Heritage Centre.

Immerse in the Chinese culture and indulge in sumptuous treats along the bustling streets lined with local street hawkers, chic bars and restaurants. 
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