Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Little India & Kampong Glam

Indian Heritage Centre

Delve into the origins and heritage of Singapore's Indian community at this S$12 million state-of-the-art museum. Divided into five themes, its hundreds of historical and cultural artefacts, maps, archival footage a…
Top Choice Mosque in Little India & Kampong Glam

Sultan Mosque

Seemingly pulled from the pages of the Arabian Nights, Singapore's largest mosque is nothing short of enchanting, designed in the Saracenic style and topped by a golden dome. It was originally built in 1825 with the…
Hindu Temple in Little India & Kampong Glam

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Little India's most colourful, visually stunning temple is dedicated to the ferocious goddess Kali, depicted wearing a garland of skulls, ripping out the insides of her victims, and sharing more tranquil family mome…
Buddhist Temple in Little India & Kampong Glam

Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple

Awash with the frenetic click of chien tung (Chinese fortune sticks), this is one of Singapore's busiest (and according to devotees, luckiest) temples. It's dedicated to the goddess of mercy, Kuan Yin (Guan Yin), a …
Museum in Little India & Kampong Glam

Malay Heritage Centre

The Kampong Glam area is the historic seat of Malay royalty, resident here before the arrival of Raffles, and the istana (palace) on this site was built for the last sultan of Singapore, Ali Iskandar Shah, between 1…
Mosque in Little India & Kampong Glam

Abdul Gafoor Mosque

Completed in 1910, the Abdul Gafoor Mosque serves up a storybook fusion of Moorish, South Indian and Victorian architectural styles. Look out for the elaborate sundial crowning its main entrance, each of its 25 rays…
Hindu Temple in Little India & Kampong Glam

Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

Dedicated to Vishnu, this temple dates from 1855, but the striking, 20m-tall gopuram (tower) is a S$300,000 1966 add-on. Inside are statues of Vishnu, Lakshmi and Andal, and Vishnu's bird-mount Garuda. The temple is…
Market in Little India & Kampong Glam

Little India Arcade

This modest but colourful area of wall-to-wall shops, pungent aromas and Hindi film music is a welcome contrast to the prim modernity of many parts of the city. The arcade has an inside section as well as shops runn…
Hindu Temple in Little India & Kampong Glam

Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple

Dedicated to Kaliamman, the Destroyer of Evil, this South Indian temple began life in 1870 as a modest shrine but underwent a significant facelift in 1969 to transform it into the beauty standing today. The carvings…
Historic Building in Little India & Kampong Glam

Petain Road Terraces

Between Jln Besar and Sturdee Rd is an extraordinary row of lavishly decorated double-storey terraces dating back to the 1920s. They're a gasp-inducing explosion of colour, from the floral-motif ceramic wall tiles t…