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“A Singapore Must Do!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple
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Little India Walking Tour
Ranked #64 of 796 things to do in Singapore
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Owner description: 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.
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“A Singapore Must Do!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

An absolutely fascinating insight into the Hindu religion and a "must do" for any trip to Singapore. Make sure it is combined with some sort of food experience from the many nearby options!

Visited June 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful sight”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013

No trip to Little India is complete without visiting this temple!

I belive this closes at lunchtime, so get thee early

Visited May 2013
Thank Chris C
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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Fantastic Indian Temple and nice location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

Too many idols and great artistic work to see and thats why so many tourists use to come. Location of the place is very good, near to Little India Mrt and it can be combined with other trips very easily (other temple around this location and restaurants like Jungle tandoori, Khansama, Kailash Parbat, Komlas, Muthu's curry and many more)

Priest and temple staffs are very friendly and on special days they provides prasad (dinner) with coffee.

But its very crowded on public holiday and weekends.

Visited May 2013
1 Thank Shona_Deb
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“If you visit just one Hindu temple in Singapore...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

If you visit just one Hindu Temple in Singapore, this should be it ... and you should do it on a Sunday. The place will be packed by devotees on a Sunday, all wearing their nicest clothes, bringing lots of flowers and gifts to their gods. The rituals are well worth watching and admiring. If you are unfamiliar with the Hindu religions, this can be an eye opening and extremely illuminating and informative experience. Highly recommended.

Visited April 2013
1 Thank DincerP
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Tortona, Italy
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“I've only appreciated the wonderful facade.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Unfortunately, during my visit to Singapore because of the renovations the temple was temporarily closed, the only thing that I was able to see was the large entrance door but even more beautiful and evocative sculpture depicting the many statues of Hindu gods and under the other almost to form a sort of pyramid. A very nice image.

Visited March 2013
Thank Magellano81
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