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Capture Stunning Photos at These Instagrammable Spots in SG’s Little India

Capture Stunning Photos at These Instagrammable Spots in Little India

The multicultural city of Singapore is famous for its towering buildings and upscale malls, but on the flip side, it’s also home to a multitude of picturesque spots that will keep you cultured. One of them is Little India, a quaint neighbourhood with a handful of Instagram-worthy temples, mosques, and street art tracing the relationship between Singapore and India. If you’re in search of historical sites and stunning attractions to add to your social media feed, these charming spots in Little India won’t disappoint.

Tan Teng Niah

Tan Teng Niah House Little India

Tan Teng Niah is a vividly coloured house in Little India that looks like it could pass off as a shooting location in a Wes Anderson movie. Its exterior is painted with rainbow colours with Chinese-style calligraphy and patterns that are too eye-catching not to post on Instagram. Both youngsters and oldies will fall in love with this striking tourist spot, so make sure to take your family and friends with you.

Location: Tan Teng Niah, 37 Kerbau Road

Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple
Photo by Website/www.sspt.org.sg

One of the first structures built in Singapore is Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, a historical site boasting intricately carved statues of India’s gods and goddesses. Inside the temple complex lies a wide hall that housed some of the city’s iconic Hindu weddings and handover events. Whether you’re using a professional camera, a cellphone, or a disposable cam, this vibrant temple will please the eyes of your Instagram followers.

Location: Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, 397 Serangoon Road, Little India

Little India Arcade

Little India Arcade
Photo by Website/www.visitsingapore.com

Owned by the Hindu Endowments Board, Little India Arcade comprises a cluster of neoclassical structures and shophouses that stood the test of time. Officially opened to the public in 1995 after undergoing construction, this iconic landmark is home to eateries and boutique shops offering delectable treats and cute souvenirs. Make sure to snap photos with your loved ones as you traverse the maze-like Little India Arcade!

Location: Little India Arcade, 48 Serangoon Rd, #02-07, Little India

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple
Photo by Facebook/Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Constructed in 1881 AD, Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is one of the first structures ever built in the vibrant district of Little India. It features sculptures of gods and goddesses including Kali, a “great and loving primordial Mother Goddess in the Hindu tantric tradition.” If you have a hankering for Hindu traditions and history, this stunning temple is worth adding to your to-go list.

Location: Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, 141 Serangoon Road

Abdul Gaffor Mosque

Abdul Gaffor Mosque
Photo by Website/www.roots.gov.sg

A national monument, Abdul Gaffor Mosque is one of the most important attractions in Little India. Showcasing a mix of Victorian, Moorish, and Southern architectural styles, the decades-old structure features Arabic calligraphy indicating the names of 25 prophets including Muhammad. Bring the entire family and strike a pose in front of this captivating work of art.

Location: Abdul Gaffor Mosque, 41 Abdul Street, Little India

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