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Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

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Little India
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Address: 141 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218042, Singapore
Phone Number:
+65 6295 4538

Built in 1855 by Tamil labourers, the temple has a South Indian...

Built in 1855 by Tamil labourers, the temple has a South Indian architectural style. The gopuram or tower, a common element in South Indian temple architecture, was built at a height so that it can be seen from a distance.

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Hindu Temple

Its a beautiful Hindu Temple located in Little India .Was in the nearby area so thought to visit the same and was worth it

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in little india throughout my vacation in Singapore, so its an opportunity for me to visit places around to observe culture and worship. This is the nearest temple to most of the establishment in little india. The Indians invited me to get inside the temple and join the worship. I was amazed by their rituals, and they're praising... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small and beautiful temple in Little India area with significant decoration. Many local residents and tourists visit it. You can take stunning view from here together with walk around to enjoy the great architecture. Learning about the story was also great!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a beautiful Hindu Temple located in Little India .Was in the nearby area so thought to visit the same and was worth it

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, two children and I visited Singapore in June 2016. The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is on Serangoon Road in Little India. This is a typical Hindu temple. You have to take your shoes off before you can go inside. I think you can visit this temple in about 15 minutes and then continue your walk on Serangoon Road.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very busy temple and full of life. There is a lot going on around you so just take the time to enjoy what is going on around you. Remember to walk around the outside of it as part of your enjoyment.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is on a busy road in little India- if you are in the area its worth a quick visit to see the ornate roof. There are lots of tourist - when I was there a school party was looking around the temple so it gets very busy on the paths around. Cross the road and opposite you will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is another lovely temple that can be visted nice ornation and good location. You are able to walk around inside

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a Hindu temple located in the heart of Little India. One of the oldest Indian temples in Singapore, it is intricately detailed and colourful and dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali. Visitors should have appropriate dressing and removal of shoes before entry as a mark of respect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Views from outside are beautiful, with colorful gods and goddesses! The same is true inside where I saw more statues that Hindus pray to. I slowly and quietly walked around, taking pictures of the statues, observing the priests and people praying. Entrance is FREE. Worth my time, unlike that similar one located in Chinatown!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The temple will certainly catch your eye from a distance. It is visited by locals and tourists. Beautiful. You must take off your shoes before entering.

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Little India
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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