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Located in the heart of Little India, Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is one of the oldest and grandest Hindu temples in Singapore. It is dedicated to Veeramakaliamman or the goddess Kali, the fierce embodiment of Shakti, and the 'destroyer of evil'.
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Abdul Gafoor Mosque is one of Singapore's most important mosques located in Little India. Gazetted as a protected national monument, it showcases an eclectic mix of Southern Indian, Victorian and Moorish architectural styles. A major highlight is a sundial crowning the main entrance. Each of its 25 rays is decorated with Arabic calligraphy denoting names of 25 prophets.
3 out of 14 places to visit in Little India
The Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple is a Hindu place of worship located along Serangoon Road in Little India. A shrine to Lord Vishnu, the Hindu God of Preservation, this temple is known for its magnificently ornate 20-metre-high Gopuram (entrance tower) which depicts the various incarnations of the deity.
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One of Singapore's oldest mosques, the Angullia Mosque is an iconic landmark in the vicinity of Serangoon Road and Little India. Also known as Masjid Angullia, it has been an epitome of faith and core Islamic values for more than one hundred and twenty years serving the Muslim community of this area in Singapore.
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Tekka Centre is a colourful hawker market located and a dining landmark in Little India. Housing the biggest 'wet' market of Singapore, this brightly painted building also stores a wide array of products from vibrant Indian clothing to biryani!
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The Little India Arcade is a bustling shopping centre nestled in the heart of Little India. The vibrant and chaotic winding alley has a collection of 20th-century shophouses selling jewellery, silverware, silk sarees, handicrafts, traditional Indian clothes and souvenirs.
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Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple is a Buddhist monastery situated at Singapore' Little India. Known for housing one of the tallest Buddha statues, it is also popular as the "Temple of Thousand Lights". The 15 feet high statue and the architecture of the temple are known to be influenced by Thai, Indian, and Chinese styles.
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Leong San See Temple is a Buddhist place of worship located in Little India. First built in 1926, this shrine is dedicated to Guan Yin or Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, the Taoist Goddess of Mercy. Literally translating to ?Dragon Mountain Temple,? it is famed for its intricate, ornate roof carvings and serene locale.
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Situated in Little India, the Indian Heritage Centre is a cultural centre and museum showcasing the culture, heritage and history of Singapore's Indian community. Modelled like a traditional Indian stepwell or Baoli, this four-storey building is home to five permanent galleries.
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One of the grandest festivals in India, Deepavali in Singapore is quite grand. As light triumphs over darkness, the Little India of Singapore comes to life with colourful rangolis and vibrant fairy lights. Prior to the grand Deepavali celebrations in Singapore, the streets of Little India are thronged by families for shopping at the many vibrant bazaars lining the stunningly lit up streets.
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Celebrated by the Tamil population of Singapore, Thaipusam is a two-day festival dedicated to Lord Murugan - the Hindu God of war and epitomizes youth, power, and virtue. It falls on the day of the full moon during the Tamil month of Thai. Celebration of Thaipusam in Singapore involves early morning prayers, asceticism, self-control, processions and piercings.
12 out of 14 places to visit in Little India
Sim Lim Square is a six-storey retail complex known for being the hub of electronic items. Also known as SLS, it offers all kinds of electronic items like mobiles, cameras, laptop, computers, along with offering software updates and the repair and servicing of electronic products.
13 out of 14 places to visit in Little India
Originating in South India, Theemithi or Thimithi is a fire walking festival, celebrated a week-before Diwali. Celebrated in the honour of goddess Draupati Amman or Draupadi, an incarnation of goddess Mariamman, Thimithi is celebrated with big pomp and show at the Sri Mariamman Temple of Singapore.
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Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple is a Hindu Temple located on 555 Serangoon Road of Little India. It is dedicated to Vadapathira and Kaliamman deities, the female counterpart to the Brihadeeswarar Temple located in Thanjavur of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.