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Uncover the Gems of Little India Singapore: A Feast for the Senses

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  • E-Ticket
  • Group Tour
  • Live Guide
  • 3 hr

If we could sum up the bustling Little India heritage area in one phrase, it would be " a feast for the senses"! Stroll through its streets, and you might think you've been transported to a city in India. Shops overflow with their wares – vibrant flower garlands, beautiful sarees, colourful bangles and intricately designed henna patterns - this is one place where your camera will be put to good use! As you explore the area, you might pick up the scent of fragrant incense or aromatic spices, and hear the catchy beats of the latest Bollywood songs. And as you wander past the shops and eateries, you will probably find it hard to resist the temptation of trying some tasty Indian snacks and sweets!

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Little India's main Hindu temple, dedicated to the Goddess Kali, is hugely popular and bustling with Hindu worshipers and visitors alike. Come listen to the colourful stories behind the temple's deities, and learn about fascinating Hindu worship practices

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Campbell Lane

Explore this charming cluster of shops offering specialty products for the Indian community such as garlands, bangles, incense, henna and sweets. Let our guide take you through some highlights and you’ll gain insights into Indian customs and traditions

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tekka Centre

Tekka Centre is a local institution and a real slice of Singapore life. One floor is a riot of colour from hundreds of Indian sarees and suits on display. On another floor is Tekka's bustling wet market, Singapore's largest, with an amazing variety of fresh produce on offer.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Little India

During our walk, we’ll explore some of the historic streets of Little India and hear about how the Indian community was not actually supposed to settle here, under Raffles’ town plan. What made them leave their originally designated area to come to Little India? Hint: The street names in the area give us some clues. The tour is designed to end at lunch time so it’ll be perfect timing for you to enjoy the specialities of the area – our guide will provide some suggestions.

Duration: 1 hour