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Kandahar Street is a quaint little street lined with a row of colorful restored shop houses that is home to a number of restaurants and cafes. Shop houses on Kandahar Street reflect either Late Shop house or Art Deco style architecture.

Late Shop house styles on Kandahar Street were in 1910 and display elaborate ornamented exteriors. The restaurant, Bumbu is located in such a shop house. Art Deco style shop houses on Kandahar Street were built between 1930 to 1960 and display a mixture of classic and geometric designs with Rumah Minang Makan as an example.

Kandahar Street runs from North Bridge Road to Baghdad Street and offers free evening parking. An entrance to the Malay Heritage Centre is located here, opposite Rumah Minang Makan. Bumbu and Le Pont De Vie are popular restaurants found here.

There are a number of businesses also located here including a bridal boutique. Kandahar Street is generally quiet during the day but comes alive in the evenings.

Type of place: Street
Location: Kampong Glam, Singapore
Street address: Kandahar Street
Nearest public transport: Bugis





Kandahar Street Reviews

grace
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12-05-2010
by grace
A colourful row of shophouses that has elaborately-designed exteriors.
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grace
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12-05-2010
by grace
A handful of well-known restaurants are located here.
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grace
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12-05-2010
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Free evening parking
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12-05-2010
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Easy to locate.
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grace
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12-05-2010
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Crowded in the evenings and especially on weekends.
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