Singapore has a number of friendly tourist destinations for Muslim travelers. Check out this recommendation.
Vacationing abroad where the majority of the population is non-Muslim will be a challenge for a Muslim. Because, a Muslim will be difficult to find halal-certified culinary and also a place to pray or worship.
Even so, some non-Muslim countries have made tourism in their countries Muslim friendly, one of which is Singapore. Yes, Singapore has a number of Muslim tourist attractions friendlymaking it suitable as a vacation spot for Muslims.
Recommended tourist destinations in Singapore that are suitable for Muslims to visit:
1. Orchard Road
Orchard Road area Photo: (Titry Frilyani/d’Traveler)
The main street that is popular with tourists when traveling to Singapore has a lot of shopping centers, places to eat, small shops on the sidewalk to luxury hotels. Even so, Orchard Road has a variety of Muslim-friendly tourist attractions.
Such as Muslim salons in Far East Plaza, Al-Falah Mosque for prayer places, and several shopping centers with local brands. Don’t forget to also visit the big malls along the way.
In terms of food, this area also stores several halal culinary delights that can be found along the way. For example, Puncak, Cajun on Wheels, Heavenly Wang to New Sora, all of which already have halal certificates.
2. Kampong Glam
Located between the Kallang River and the major shopping malls of the Bugis area, Kampong Glam presents a well-preserved and beautiful slice of Singapore’s heritage. In this place there is also the largest mosque in Singapore, the Sultan Mosque.
Tourist attractions in Singapore Kampong Glam (budiartiannisa/d’Traveler)
The design of this mosque combines traditional Indian design with a touch of Islamic elements. The architecture also has a bit of a European touch with a golden dome. So, don’t miss the opportunity to come to this biggest mosque.
In addition to the Sultan Mosque, there is also the Hajjah Fatimah Mosque whose design is quite unique. Also visit several places for shopping or culinary foods that have been certified halal, such as at Haji Lane or Bussorah Street.
3. Little India
Little India is one of the Muslim-friendly areas in Singapore. In this place, travelers can find a mix of Muslim and Indian culture, from food to architecture.
There are several places that can be visited in this place, one of which is the Abdul Gafar Mosque which was founded approximately one hundred years ago. With a design that is dominated by green, this mosque is full of Muslim history in Singapore.
This area also has several interesting tourist destinations, such as the Mustafa Center which is a center for halal food, electronics, snacks, and jewelry. There are also several other points of interest such as the Indian Heritage Center, and Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple.
Even though it’s called Chinatown, it doesn’t mean this area isn’t Muslim-friendly. The proof is that there are several halal-certified food places and several large mosques that can be used for worship.
Like the Jamae Mosque, a mosque built between 1830 and 1835 by South Indian Tamil Muslim immigrants known as Chulias. Jamae Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Singapore.
In addition to the oldest mosque, in this area travelers will also see the fusion of Chinese, Muslim, and Hindu cultures into one. Muslim tourists can also visit some of the beautiful temples in this area, you know!
Not only those places, there are many other areas in Singapore that are friendly to Muslims, such as Sentosa Island to Tiong Bahru. So what are you waiting for? Make Singapore a tourist destination, because there are many Muslim-friendly places.
Good news for those who want to visit Singapore, Antavaya provides a ‘Muslim Friendly’ tour package for 3 days 2 nights with prices starting at IDR 5,379,000/pax. With this price, tourists already get a Traveltine/equivalent hotel, breakfast, Orchid Garden entrance ticket, airport pick-up and drop-off, Full Day City Tour Singapore Day 2 and includes 1.1% VAT.
For those who are interested, the booking period for this package runs until 28 Sep 2022. The offer is also valid following room availability. Oh yes, prices can also change at any time following changes in foreign exchange rates and based on availability. Further information can be found here.
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