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“Wonderful Shopping” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Little India

Little India
Serangoon Road, Singapore, Singapore
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Ranked #89 of 278 Attractions in Singapore
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“Wonderful Shopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We got some wonderful bargains here. If you don't like crowds and getting amongst things - stay away. I loved the atmosphere. There is not a lot of room in the alley ways but I found that an experience also. If I was taller than average I think you might hid your head on a lot of things they have dangling. Enjoy!!!

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“Love love loved it!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

You get off the MRT and you are right in the middle of it. Smells and sounds are fantastic. Loved the food and surrounds.

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“Reminded me of India!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

First - I LOVED India when I visited a few years ago and have been dying to go back. Little India in Singapore has all the best of India, without the smell and the grime! The shopping is a blast and the food is incredible - don't spend a lot on food. My hostel was in the area - the first night I spent way too much on food - by the last night I learned I could eat for much less (<10SGD full meal).

I was there during Deepavali - so the street was decorated with lights. The tented markets were up (I don't know if they are year round or for the festival). The atmosphere was fun.

Went on Sunday night and it was jam packed - between the fire-walking festival and the fact that Sunday nights are always the busiest - it really had a very authentic India feel to it!! Avoid on Sunday nights if you don't like crowds - almost impossible to move around.

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“More Indian than India”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Since Indians form 7% of Singapore population, it is expected to get some real authentic taste of India here. This place which is a small area of Indian shops, clothes and delicacies is a great way to spend some time in Spore. Shop at Mustafa complex (open 24 hrs) or eat at many of the joints or visit a temple...there are loads of ways to enjoy this place.

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“Indian Food and Culture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Lots of things to do here but the food draws me. Chicken Briani at Allahuddins in Tekka Center ($4.50) is best I have had anywhere at any price. Mustards and New Everest are also great.

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