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Tekka Centre

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Address: 665 Buffalo Rd, 210665 Singapore, Singapore 210665, Singapore
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Description: Part wet market, part food centre and part shopping mall, Tekka Centre is...
Part wet market, part food centre and part shopping mall, Tekka Centre is a place where several ethnic communities converge to create a multicultural shopping fiesta. Established in 1915, Tekka Centre moved to its current location in 1982 and is a landmark in Little India.
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For those visiting Singapore, the Tekka Market is worth a visit, especially if you've never seen a traditional "wet market". It is an excellent collection of sights, sounds and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We couldn't get out of here fast enough. There is an overpowering aoma of fish and the cooking area looked fairly flithy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

For those visiting Singapore, the Tekka Market is worth a visit, especially if you've never seen a traditional "wet market". It is an excellent collection of sights, sounds and smells (maybe some of the smells are less than excellent :) You can buy everything from fruit (mangoes are outstanding), various meats, seafood and spices (they will make a blend of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a building locate at the start of Little India. It houses a market in the basement, a hawker centre on the ground floor and there are shops selling clothing materials on the second floor. I know if quite a few people who come to this market to buy their fish for their weekly marketing. The fish are fresh.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

During our 2 week holiday in Singapore, we ate here a couple of times, all the food that we have was excellent, try and get a seat outside so that you can get some fresh air as its very hot there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Deen's Nav Tandoor - North Indian Food, offers absolutely delicious Indian cuisine. Grab a bite there if you can!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We went to this hawker centre looking for the typical flavors and smells of India, only to realise that in Singapore, one can find all Asian cuisines under the same roof. We had naan, roti prata, vadai, chendol and teh tarik. There was so much more to try but our stomachs were already full. Prices are reasonable and the stall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A visit to Singapore would not be complete without a visit to the awesome TEKKA Wet Market It's called Wet Market because in the past they slaughtered beasts and fowl on the spot which they no longer do. Stalls are loaded with fresh produce, meat, fowl and an impressive array of fresh seafood all chilled or on ice. There's another... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

the clothing stalls, have some traditional mendhi drawn on your hand, buy some bangles, watch the tailors - all upstairs. We watched the naan being made and cooked in the portable tandoor downstairs, then partook, yum!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This has a gazillion mouth watering choices and was way more authentic than the China Town hawker centres. Had the best biriyani and loved the number of locals there. Yum. Yum.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The location is very easy and convenient to access, just take MRT and stop at Little India station. There are plenty of cheap stuffs for shopping - clothes, accessories, etc. The food court nearby with variety of food - Malay, Chinese, Indian food, and the cost is cheap - around $2-3 for regular rice/ noodles or $ 5 for bigger... More 

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Additional Information about Tekka Centre

Address: 665 Buffalo Rd, 210665 Singapore, Singapore 210665, Singapore
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Staying in Little India

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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 colored saris patronize retailers from decades past. Peruse streets lined with colorful 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 Center, 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 colorful, lively taste of the subcontinent and is well worth the visit.
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