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06 Best Places To Visit Near Little India In Singapore – Curry, Sights and Sounds!

Part of Singapore's soul, Little India is the hub for Singapore's Tamil community. The place is a lovely blend of colourful old shop-houses, bustling teashops, busy shoppers and plenty of those lovely cafes serving exotic dishes. Here are the best places to visit near Little India, Singapore.


The Beautiful Singapore Botanic Garden

Located in the East Jurong district of Singapore, the Botanic Garden is found on Cluny Road. The country's oldest garden also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this park is home to a wide variety of both indigenous and endangered species of tropical foliage. Wander around the lush surroundings to discover majestic trees, colourful shrubs, wide open spaces and herb gardens. Cluny Road is very close to hotels near Mapletree Business City Singapore one of the best locations for exploring Little India and the listed attractions. Look for the finest like Park Hotel Alexandra just 10 minutes from the Botanic Garden.


The Futuristic Gardens By The Bay

You will find the futuristic Gardens By the Bay right next to the Marina Reservoir; one of Singapore's most popular attractions this modern marvel is not to be missed. The park occupies 101 hectares and consists of an enchanting garden layout guaranteed to leave you in awe! Designed on the holistic lines of a Zen garden, Gardens By the Bay is home three waterfront parklands the Bay East Garden, Bay Central Garden and Bay South Garden. Make sure to visit the Super-tree Grove which is an architectural spectacle of modern out of this world design.


The World Largest Observation Wheel – The Singapore Flyer

Built atop a three storied complex this is the world's biggest observation wheel! For the best birds eye views of the country, book yourself a seat on the giant wheel; travelling at a speed of 0.21 miles per second the flyer gives you enough opportunity to experience that 'top of the world' feeling.


The Exotic Sri Veeramakaliamman Kovil

And what good is a hotel in Singapore located close to Little India if it's not a short distance from an exotic kovil. The Sri Veeramakaliamman Kovil built to honour the Goddess Kali is a colourful complex with hundreds of statues depicted on the façade. The inside smells of incense while the tinkling of little bells heralds a traditional ritual ready to take place.


The Vintage Church of True Light

An iconic attraction in Little India the Church of True Light is very popular amongst tourists visiting the shrine to say prayers. The vintage church is very well known in the area and one of the holistic places you can go to spend a few minutes in quiet contemplation.


The Vibrant Tekka Market

Popular amongst tourists and the locals, Tekka Market is a shopping precinct housed inside a colourful old warehouse. The place is home to a range of restaurants and shops which you can browse leisurely while sampling the local fare. Go there for shopping, dining and experiencing the happy vibes.

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