Little India once had a racecourse, cattle herders and brick kilns. Now, olden-day trades sit next to newer businesses: flower-garland vendors, modern eateries and arts groups. The historic area shows off the best of Singapore’s Indian community from the vibrant culture to incredible shopping.
Distance from Hotel:8
Time (By Metro):25
Time (By Taxi):16
Mustafa Centre and Tekka Centre
Sample the many delicious South Indian delicacies in Tekka Centre or wander through the market that offers freshly grated coconut, Indian spices and Indian saris. Mustafa Centre is your one-stop for 24-hour shopping. It offers everything from electronic goods to goldsmith shops – a paradise for bargain hunters and hardened shopaholics.
Just off Little India, Jalan Besar has seen a recent influx of hip cafes and bars. The quiet and understated neighbourhood is where the artsy locals gather for a cup of single origin coffee or craft beers.