Monday, January 13, 2020

Life is Colorful in LIttle India

Little India in Singapore offers a wide variety of sights that can be interesting to most people. You can just roam around the place and feast yourselves with the colorful things that this spot has to offer. You can go around this place by bicycles and by simply walking.

There are a lot of religious spots that you can go to in Little India that has been built years ago. There are Buddhist temples as well as Hindu temples and several mosque that you may find very interesting. By roaming around the place, you can feel the vibe and see the colors that India has been known for.

Here are some spots to visit in Little India:

    Mustafa Center

    This is a shopping mall wherein you can find a lot of popular brands that you can buy in such low prices. It is open 24 hours so you can go there even at night till the wee hours of the morning. They offer different types of products and most of the time, this place is frequently visited by avid shoppers. They offer almost everything in this place. If ever you cannot find what you are looking for elsewhere, you might as well check this place up.

    This temple was built in honor of the Chinese Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin. this place if a go to by most of the families visiting the place to pray. They also have an ancestral hall which provides visitors with vegetable dishes. It is somehow a look a like of a Chinese palace that comes with gold and red colors and designs all around the building. You can also find carvings of mythical creatures all around.

    Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

    Probably one of the most beautiful and crowded temples in the location. This temple is said to be built during the 19th century and showcases multipurpose hall and wedding hall. The exterior is full of small colorful statues that is very famous to be a spot for photographs. The interior is quite impressive as well. You need to take your shoes off when entering the temple as well as dress appropriately as a sign of respect.

    House of Tan Teng Niah

    The House of Tan Teng Niah was built during the Singapore colonialization. It is among the few buildings that was left standing over the course of time. A 2 floor villa that was said to have been built in 1900. The local community decorated it with the colors of the rainbow, the main reason why it became so famous over time. It was well maintained and has undergone renovations whenever needed. A perfect place to take your pictures with your family.

    Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

    Mostly being compared to Sri Veeramakaliamman because of some similarities. With bright colors and colorful designs around it, this is also a perfect spot to snap the camera for a family picture. There are also Hindu deities statues placed in the temple.  This temple has a regular worship service everyday during mornings as well as evenings for the local worshipers around the city.

    Directions from Little India to Fortune Credit:

    1. Head southwest on Serangoon Rd toward Dunlop St.
    2. Turn left at Tekka Market.
    3. Ride a train at the Opp Rochor Station.
    4. Alight at Nth Bridge Commercial Cplx
    5. Arrive at Bugis Cube, Fortune Credit is at #02-1A. 

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