India Singapore Photo Tour
- Busy, Busy Serangoon Road
Serangoon Road is the main road through Little India Singapore.
Along this road, you'll find uncountable goldsmith shops, two very beautiful Hindu temples and a fascinating range of Indian trades.
cannot miss the jasmine garlands here. You find them on Serangoon Road, as well as on
every side road.
Devotees readily buy them for their temple visits. Garland offering is part of Hindu worship.
|The colours in Little
India Singapore are truly awesome. The Indians have a way of making
fit into colourful patterns.
This shop along Serangoon Road sells colourful necklaces and bangles to the budget-
wealthy, there is also no shortage of jewelery to choose from. The real McCoy glitters
from shop windows throughout Little India Singapore.
There's so much gold in the shops on Serangoon Road. If you smelt them and lay it out, you could pave a road to heaven!
gold is sold by proprietors of all races to customers of all races. See
who's buying in this picture?
Jewellery-loving Singaporeans flock to Little India for a great bargain. Besides, the variety is mind-boggling.
| I am
amazed by the variety of Indian magazines sold here - most of which are not found
elsewhere on the island.
But I am even more amazed that they stock so many copies of each type.
Bollywood has a strong following in Little India Singapore - their music rings from the amplifiers and their images shout at you from every newstand.
you miss the Bollywood frenzy at ground level?
Simply look up - banner upon banner advertising performances by up and coming stars.
late, a couple of more 'upmarket' art shops have sprouted in Little
One of these is Tushiv, at 123 Serangoon Road. A charmingly decorated art-and-collectibles shop.
You'll find some rather curious figurines, religious sculptures, lampstands and the like.
most interesting items in Tushiv, however, are the 3-D holographic sculptures and framed pictures.
As you walk past each portrait, see how the eyes of the subject follow you! Haunting.
It's just an illusionary trick, but nevertheless interesting.
temple in this part of Little India Singapore is the Sri
The temple is a constant buzz of activity and worth a look inside. They welcome everybody.
The majority who come here are Indian devotees.
However, visitors of all races come in the droves, trying to understand the bustle.
Take a look inside.
it gets very crowded on Sundays, Serangoon Road is a wonderful place to
explore on foot.
Soak in its atmosphere. Feel its energy.
There are good pavements to walk on, but expect yourself to make many detours into the shops. Even if you never intended to buy anything.
of my Little India Singapore Photo Tours:
- Tekka Centre Shops - Rare antiques, collectibles & colourful sarees!
- Tekka Centre Wet Market -
Singapore's freshest seafood, meats and vegetables.
- Sri Veerama Kaliamman Temple - faithful devotees, astounding statues, lively spiritual music.
- Buffalo Road and Kerbau Road - street markets, creative framemakers, exquisite sarees.