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Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

141 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218042, Singapore
+65 6295 4538
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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.
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141 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218042, Singapore
Little India
+65 6295 4538
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved it here - it was quite interesting and one of the oldest Indian temples in little India. It is quite ornate both inside and out. There are many offerings and you can even go for a blessing. It was a bit crowded...but so...More

Thank holeinone44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one good way to see their culture and see how they worship. tuck in Little India, this temple would not be missed as it is located in a very busy road, Serangoon.

1  Thank Phie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the older Indian temples in Little India area. A huge temple complex area consisting of main temple, seperate area for conducting marriage and rituals, dining area etc. After having darshan, one can take the free prasad consisting of Kesari Sheera and...More

1  Thank coolabhi08
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The first thing that struck me about this temple was the ornate decorative features inside and out. This was soon overtaken by the complete reverence shown by worshippers and visitors that this temple commanded. It was truly amazing. Inside you can witness blessings, offerings and...More

2  Thank paug178
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Drums beating and trumpets flaring. Bells ringing and clanging. The high decibel is on par with a jackhammer. You wouldn't want to risk your ear drum bursting to step inside the arena. The temple could have make soothing music instead of pure noise to appease...More

1  Thank JohannQAw
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A little temple in little India. Inside it looks 'exactly' like you are in India. The temple was quite busy on the day we walked in. Many Hindu's came to celebrate a special day with a lot of offerings. As they have those days often...More

1  Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It's a nice South Indian temple. It has lot of idols of different gods & goddesses. It almost felt like any temple in Chennai. Quite authentic. Definitely recommended if you are near Little India.

1  Thank Soumya S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

having never been to India I could be forgiven in believing I have ,the sights the smell the surrounds and the obvious Indian community .walked by this place which was near the hotel I was staying at ,and was busy at all hours .if you...More

2  Thank scottjb29
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a lovely temple to walk past as you walk down Serangoon road. But I wouldn't go out of your way, unless you are going to go in. It is intricate, and in the heart of Little India. There are shops close by too.

1  Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed 26 March 2017

It doesn't take long to check out but it's worth doing so. It's very colorful and quite a sight to see.

1  Thank Frank S
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 coloured saris patronize retailers from
decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful
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,
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What time can we visit the temples? Last time we visited Little India we were told the temples were closed, but it seems they are open early and all day. I don't want to miss them this time. Thank you
11 November 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
The temple is open all the time, but at some times of the year, such as when Muslims are preparing for the Haj, it is very busy and tourists are not as welcome as they are at less busy times.
Hello, Can anyone indicate whether there is entrance fee to the temple? Are we allowed to take pictures? 30 minutes will me fine to stop over? Thanking you in advance
27 August 2016|
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Response from GOKL P | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fees and free to take pictures inside the temple..except.the idol in the main parts ( Where priest doing prayer).You can take pictures of the architecture,corridors, entrances and arts...etc.,.. For any further... More
Hi, What time would you recommend us to go to the temple?
2 November 2015|
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Response from Daxster | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We were there as early as 7 AM. They open pretty early, so you can come there anytime of the day. I am not really sure if they have held any celebrations and stuff there tho'.