It's an Indian District, with lots of stalls selling vegetables, shops selling Indian music CDs, Indian Clothing and gold.
I stayed in this area for 2 nights. During my stay, I've never experienced any hassling. It's a peaceful area where you can see the daily life of the Indians. They are so hard working, shops open till after mid-night!
Another great thing is the Indian food here, cheap (compared with other food in other areas) and yummy!
Go there and walk around, you'll be impressed -- by the buildings, the food and the people!
This temple, close to the bus drop for the S'pore-K.L. express buses, is known as the Temple of a 1000 Lights. However, it is not the lighting that will catch your eye upon emtering this temple. It is the 45 foot high standing, gold Buddha. The name derives from the lighting that is draped over the Buddha. The building has an attached worship shrine to its left, and I was able to ask the worker a few questions about Buddhism, with a very enthusiastic response.
From Rochor Canal to Lavander Street you can find Little India. Seraggon Road has multitude of shops selling flowers, spices, textile, trinkets and Bollywood videos.
you will be really in india, restaurants, shops people and everything is indian ... everything with many many colour. And a beautifull temple Sri Veerama.
Bus: 64, 65, 111, 97 or 85 from Orchard Road.
This very nice temple is in Little India, I think every place is nice to see it full of people. Its not the same see a place empty than full of people praying and making feel you something very special and really wellkome. Built in 1881, this temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali, the consort of Shiva. She is known as the Goddess of Power and the name "Veeramakaliamman" means "Kali the Courageous". Tuesdays and Fridays the streets are full of devotees on their way to pray. Close from 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Little India is a compact area full of Indian restaurants, shops, and wonderfully colorful temples.
The main street is a short walk from the Little India MRT stop. It gets quite busy and hectic at night, so for a quieter stroll, try going before noon.
The different groups in Singapore seem to
get along (same as in Malaysia) at least that is what the government wants to portray with happy ads and annoucements in the different languages.
Well, the name says it all... a tiny part of India in tiny modern Singapore. There's a MRT to this place "Liitle India" station, and a brisk 5 minutes away will bring you to a distinct India flavored Singapore. Lots of good food, sights and shopping here, a blend of old shophouses and modern malls. Sunday is a jam packed day in this place, where all foreign workers and local Indians congregate in a happy get-together. Watch you wallets though, pickpockets may thrive when the crowd is large.
To me, it is areas like this that give Singapore its heart and soul. The modern buildings, in my opinion, are quite soulless.
Just walk around taking in the sights, sounds and smells of another culture.
I loved little India - a very exotic part of the city. Beautifully decorated streets and splendid temples, and Indian products in all the shops. A really must-see in Singapore!
A very live and nice street full of indian stores selling fruits, cloths and other indian souvenirs.
Very close to metro station NE7.
This is the largest Hindi temple in Little India. It's a bit of a walk from the main tourist area but well worth a visit.
Little India is an enclave set up by Raffles that still exists as a distinct Indian Community today.
Come and walk along the streets of Little India and absorb all the cultures of the Singaporean indians. I enjoyed this street quite a bit...
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From a small garment shop in the 1970s, this mall has become a shopping paradise for bargains. Specialty: Open 24 hours.
It's enjoyable to walk through this part of town, looking at the various stalls, and eating some good curry. I recommend taking an hour or so to stroll through this part of town.