An Omani Makeover Of Muscat Street

The lovely alfresco cafés in the Kampong Glam area might have piqued your interest. On your way to several lovely outdoor terraces in the region, you’ve undoubtedly noticed a fresh-up Muscat Street. The Sultan Mosque, one of Singapore’s most historically significant mosques, is located on Muscat Street, which has been restored in a multi-million dollar collaboration between Singapore and Oman.

The Sultanate of Oman’s capital and largest city is Muscat. In 1909, the street was named. The ancient bridge was rebuilt and reopened on November 8, 2012, with two enormous granite arches etched with intricate sculptures and a colourful walkway.

Muscat Street. Image Source (Muscat Street)
Omani landscape in Singapore lane. Image Source (PressReader)

Kampong Glam has figured prominently in Singapore’s history as the Malay royal palace and a trading centre for early Arab traders. The pathways are lined with murals that illustrate Singapore’s maritime and trade ties from the colonial period.

The Muscat Road service road for Arab Street, Kandahar Street, and Bussorah Mall are about 80 meters long. It was built between the 1960s and 1970s to serve residents in neighbouring areas who wished to travel south on Muscat Road.) The Arab presence and influence are evident in several of the street names in Kampong Glam, such as Arab Street, Kandahar Street, and Baghdad Street.

Muscat Street. Was named in 1909 after the capital of Oman. Image Source (Pinterest)
FM | Redevelopment of Muscat Street. Image Source (Feng Ming Construction)

The completion of the renovation of Muscat Street and the newly constructed Malay Heritage Centre might be a stepping stone for the revitalization of older Kampong Glam sections.

Redevelopment of Muscat Street. Image Source (Feng Ming Construction)

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