Images of Singapore places of interest

Istana Kampong Gelam

The Istana Kampong Gelam is nine galleries on two floors. This building tells the story of the Malays of Singapore and their beginnings, aspirations, triumphs Malay_Heritage_Centreover adversity and the role the Malays have played in the nations building process. In the Malaya Heritage Centre's the cultural programs offered to show the culture, and the many blends of dance, music and literature that make their lives so fruitful in their beliefs.

Many visitors enjoy the rich colours and traditions of the Malay customs. They can also perform in the Angklung and learn the Malay dance steps and gestures used in the ritual. The centre is Singapore's way of educating the public on the beauty of its culture and the beliefs of its residents.











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