Singapore Little India Self Guided Walking Tour

Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Destination: Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Singapore
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Welcome to Little India, Singapore. Also known as 'Tekka' by the locals, this is the place to be if you want to eat and dive in a little bit of history.
We can help do just that. This is a GPS enabled professionally-narrated walking tour! You’ll dive into the heart of this community to understand the diversity that defines both Singapore and India.
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After a successful booking, we will share the app for your iPhone or Android, and the password. Use the password to download the tour on your phone.
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Benefits of booking our tour:

Each point of interest along the tour has a narrated story, narrated directions, and helpful images. As you walk along the path and approach a pin, it’s story will automatically play.
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Engaging and entertaining stories about each point of interest-professionally narrated and prepared by local guides
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Travel at your own pace: No scheduled tour timings-no crowded groups and no rush to move along past stops that interest you.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: House of Tan Teng Niah, 37 Kerbau Road Gholia's Village Gholia’s Village, Singapore 219168 Singapore

Visitors will be able to witness the brightly-colored former house of Tan Teng Niah

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Little India Art Wall, little india art wall, Singapore

Right in front of you should be a sign reading “Little India Arts Belt” This “Art Belt” space has murals, exhibits, and sculptures displayed on a temporary and rotating basis. Each piece is connected to Singaporean culture or Little India history.

The art pieces often depict cattle


Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Shree Lakshminarayan Temple, 5 Chander Road Little India, Singapore 219528 Singapore

Shree Lakshminarayan Temple is a tall red and white patterned building that was originally a residential complex before the North Indians in Singapore turned it into a Hindu temple.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Foochow Methodist Church, 90 Race Course Rd, Singapore 218577

This church has a unique and powerful story. In the late 1800s, Chinese settlement in this area was growing. Poor Christian migrants from Foochow, China moved to Singapore and worked as rickshaw-pullers and barbers. As their numbers grew, so did the need for a dedicated space for worship. They were able to buy this building in the mid-1900s. By the late-1900s, the thriving church was able to buy the building next door, which functions as a kindergarten and social programs space.


Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Little India Arcade, 48 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 217959 Singapore

Indoor market in a 1920s building housing a range of small traders selling all manner of products.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Maxi-Cash, 61 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 217982

Serangoon Road is a major road in Singapore, running from Little India to Kallang. It is a one-way road, with Jalan Besar and Bendemeer Road running parallel to Serangoon Road in the other direction.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, 3 Race Course Road, Singapore 218731 Singapore

This is the monument that was unanimously approved in Mahatma Gandhi's honor by the Indian community in Singapore.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, 141 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218042 Singapore

The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, the fierce embodiment of Shakti and the god Shiva's wife

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Masjid Angullia, 265 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 218099

What’s this mosque’s history? Well, Mohammed Sallah Eussoof Anguilla emigrated from India in 1850. He was a Gujarati-speaking Sunni Muslim who wanted to expand his family’s spice trade business here. Anguilla successfully developed a network stretching throughout Southeast Asia. He bought this land in 1890 and began building a mosque. The Anguilla family continue to be trustees of the mosque today.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 145 Syed Alwi Road Mustafa Centre, Singapore 207704 Singapore

Now that you’ve turned onto Syed Alwi Road, you’ll see a long, five-story building ahead and to your left. That’s the famous Mustafa Center. Walk towards it until you see an entrance.

For such a large enterprise, Mustafa Centre’s origins were quite modest. It grew out of a simple stall that sold only handkerchiefs!


Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 1 Kampong Kapor Road Kampong Kapor Methodist Church, Singapore 208673 Singapore

The white, many-layered building is the Kampong Kapor Methodist Church. Sophia Blackmore was the first female Methodist missionary in Singapore. In 1890, she set up a church for about 20 Chinese-Malaysians in her home. This little group became the foundation for the massive Kampong Kapor Methodist Church in front of you today.

Duration: 5 minutes

Inclusions
  • Self-Guided Audio Tour Guide APP & ONE TIME PASSWORD for iPhone and Android
  • The one time password will be your name exactly as displayed on the ticket.
  • Please allow 20 minutes for the system to activate your password.
  • The Password is Case and Space sensitive.

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Little India MRT Station, Singapore


Departure Time

5/10/2019 - 9/1/2021

Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM


Return Details

26 Clive St, Singapore 209781

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

2 to 3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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