Teleport Yourself to India with a Visit to Little India Singapore

Little India, also known as “Tekka Market” “Tekka Mall” and “The Verge” is the Indian community in Singapore, where you can relish some authentic vegetarian delicacies from India, shop in some ethnic options for your wardrobe and catch glimpse of India in Singapore. Here the cultures of India & Singapore go hand in hand and thus make it an illustrious point of interest in Singapore. With great options to dine-out, shop, sightseeing and affordable accommodation, little India entices travelers with its unique charm.

Little India originated in the 18th century and some of its inhabitants were originally prisoners sent from India under the British reign, who settled here after the end of their prison time. Also, among the early settlers were some laborers who chose to stay here for jobs. Most of the settlers came from south India especially from the Tamil regions. As a result, little India is home to a large number of Tamil population and also has various cultural elements of the Tamil. These inhabitants also contributed into the construction of various monuments, hospitals and buildings in Singapore. 

The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple located on the Serangoon Road is the oldest and highly visited temple in little India, Singapore. The temple was erected by Tamil laborers in the year 1855. The sacred temple is crowded especially on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The temple was made in honor of Goddess kali, and worships Sri Veeramakaliamman as the main deity, a Destroyer of Evil.

In addition to all this, little India can be your perfect gateway to some heavenly delights especially from South India. Little India becomes a life savior if you travel to Singapore and happens to be a vegetarian. Some famous food joints are here as old as from 60-70 years. Popular food joints here are Komala Vilas, Saravana Bhavan, Sagar Ratna, Countryside Cafe & Bar, Delhi Restaurant, and Selmor Restaurant. Also, lined up for shopaholics are great discounts & prices on ethnic Indian apparels & dresses at Tekka Market, Mustafa Centre, Little India Arcade, and so on.

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  1. wow. This is really very interesting and beautiful article. Pictures are so impressive. Thank you for sharing.

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