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Kampong Kelam, the charming old town of Singapore

Kampong Kelam, the charming old town of Singapore

Kampong Kelam “Kampong” is a Malay word meaning village, while the word “Gelam or Kalam” means a long-leafed samad tree. Which in the past that can be found everywhere in this area. And it is use in shipbuilding, medicine making and cooking. Kampong Kelam was originally