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Little India

Little India
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Address: Serangoon Road, Singapore, Singapore
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10:30 - 12:30
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Tue 10:30 - 12:30
Thu 10:30 - 12:30
Sat 10:30 - 12:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

An experience for all five senses. Start at the Tekka Centre, a traditional...

An experience for all five senses. Start at the Tekka Centre, a traditional wet market and food court where fresh meat, seafood, vegetables, fruits and dry goods are sold. Cruise down Serangoon Road to find more groceries, restaurants, teahouses, tailors and Mustafa Centre, a massive department store selling anything and everything. Visit during Deepavali, the Hindu festival of light, held in October or November.

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Visit here...even if only for the food

Imagine stepping out of a bustling metropolis into another world...that is Little India, Singapore. The food is heaven - so much to choose from, the market shops come in a variety... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Cairns Region, Australia
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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Imagine stepping out of a bustling metropolis into another world...that is Little India, Singapore. The food is heaven - so much to choose from, the market shops come in a variety of every type you could imagine from telco & electronics, clothing, shoes, gold, souvenirs and too many more to mention. Then in the side streets you have the old... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Little India is well worth a visit. Not a lot to see other than inexpensive shops selling mainly Indian attire and there are plenty of florists too Also there are is a wide selection of very inexpensive and rather tasty eating establishments, or hawker stalls. We dined for SG$12 for two people The locals are very welcoming

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is truly a Little India with small contribution from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka also. You will not miss India once you are in this area. Famous Mustafa Centre is also located in this neighborhood. The food, the people and the cleanliness around :P all give you the feel of India. There are multiple Indian eating joints here.... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interestin place to visit. It's like being in India with all the shops, people, restaurants and stalls in the area. The odour of spices i the air too reminds you of that. You can even do henna there. However some diffrence is that it's clean. You can even get a variety of things to buy either from the street stalls... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This appears to be an authentic Indian neighborhood with grocery stores and florists dedicated to the Singapore Indian expats.The jewelry stores are legion and the Hindu Temple is a remarkable place to visit (take off your shoes). I was struck by the piousness of those worshiping in this colorful enclave/building. I also found the rituals to be very interesting, but... More 

Kottayam, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This one of famous shopping bazaar in Singapore with great bargain rate. You will get foods, dress shoe fantasy items and some good massage parlors also.

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Tromso, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to Little India during my stay in Singapore. I was quite surprise how dirty the area was. But not a big deal. The Whole area is so colorful and crowded.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this area of Singapore. Colorful flower shops full of beautiful garlands of sweet smelling flowers and Indian music drifts out of shops as you pass by. Should have done more research on prices comparable of sari's and jewelry. Didn't know what a good rang would be and since they were will to bargain.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very first time in Singapore, Universal or Merlion was not the place I thought about. 'Little India', a little community where you guys should visit once when staying in Singapore. This place was so amazing decorated and painted colorfully. not only the place but the people is also nice, they were so natural, truly honest to help you and greet... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to India several times & surprisingly rediscovered Indian lifestyle in this place. Loved beautiful wall paintings around different lanes & aroma of authentic Indian foods here & there. One can experience Indian lifestyle here at Singapore without visiting India!!! Don't miss the chance of visiting this area & enthusiastic travellers could take 'Little India Walk Tours' from... More 

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With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander past traditional barbershops while local residents in brightly coloured saris patronize retailers from decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge. Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts and take in the stalls selling bright flowers, fabrics, and spices. At the 24-hour, four-level Mustafa Shopping Centre, you can shop through the night and find everything from pharmacy and grocery items to Bollywood DVDs and diamond necklaces. Singapore’s Little India offers a colourful, lively taste of the subcontinent and is well worth the visit.
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