Farrer Park, Rochor
Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon, The Great Madras by Hotel Calmo
City Square Mall, Mustafa Centre
The most popular hotels booked by tourists are Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon, The Great Madras by Hotel Calmo, RedDoorz Hotel Premium @ Serangoon , Aqueen Heritage Hotel Little India (SG Clean, Staycation Approved), Philip Hotel (Staycation Approved), CherryLoft Express, Kerbau, Check-Inn @ Little India, New Asia Star Hotel, 7 Wonders Hostel @ Upper Dickson
Currently, there are around 62 hotels that you can book in Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple
Have you ever heard about Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple? If you have not heard about the place, it is one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples. It is located at the famous area of Singapore: Little India, which is well known as one of the most cultured areas in Singapore, beside the Chinatown and Kampong Glam. That’s why, people might look for a hotel near Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, not only to be close to the temple, but also to experience the rich culture of Little India.
The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple can be said as the most well known temple located in Little India. There are still other temples available in Little India, such as Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Leong San See Temple, and more.
Seeing that the area has so many tourist attractions, no wonder that there are so many best
Before we take a look at the recommendations of hotels near Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, let’s learn more first about the place.
Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is a Hindu temple located in the middle of Little India in the southern part of Singapore. Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple at 141, Serangoon Road is one of the oldest temples in Singapore. Built by Indian pioneers who came to work and live here, the temple was the first in the Serangoon area and became a focus of early Indian Social Cultural activities there. The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, a fierce embodiment of Shakti and the god Shiva's wife, Parvati. Kali has always been popular in Bengal, the birthplace of the labourers who built this temple in 1881.
The building is constructed in the style of South Indian Tamil temples common in Tamil Nadu as opposed to the style of Northeastern Indian Kali temples in Bengal, where Her worship is extremely widespread, but the style of temple construction differs considerably. The choice of Sri Veeramakaliamman as the chief deity of the temple is significant. Referred to as a powerful goddess and Destroyer of Evil, her presence answered an important need of the early migrants - the need to feel secure in a new land. It seems that in the early days worship at the temple began at a small shrine with carvings and inscriptions. From these beginnings, the temple was gradually built. According to one account, Hindu residents in the area helped to build the temple. According to a 1969 report by J.P.Milaret, Bengali workers were involved in the building of the early temple structures. However, there are no temple records which confirm this report.
From the temple's earliest days it was associated with the Indian workers. In the old days, the temple came to be known as the "Soonambu Kambam Kovil", that is, the temple at the lime village. This was because many Indians who attended the temple worked in lime kilns in the area. (Lime formed part of the mixture that was used for buildings in those days). Many of the devotees were daily-rated workers of the Singapore Municipality. By the end of the 19th century, there was daily worship and regular religious functions held at the temple. As the Indian population continued to grow, the temple was increasingly the focus of religious, social and other cultural activities. Initially, there was a part-time 'pujari' to officiate at the temple. By the turn of the century, the amount collected from temple services and charity-box collections made it possible to engage a full-time priest.
Conveniently located in a prime district, visitors to Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple in Little India can choose to board bus 23, 48, 56, 57, 64, 65, 66, 131, 139, 147, 166, 170, 1N+, 3N+, 5N+ or 6N+.
Nearest MRT stations to Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple are Little India MRT Station, Farrer Park MRT Station and Rochor MRT Station.
You may not know that Little India once had a racecourse, cattle herders and brick kilns. But while these places and people are gone, time stands still in pockets of this historic district. Olden-day trades sit next to newer businesses: flower-garland vendors, modern eateries, boutique hotels, as well as arts groups. In the 1840s, Europeans lived here mainly for the racecourse, where they met and mingled. When cattle trading took root, it became a mostly Indian trade as traders hired Indian migrant workers. Certain goods and services took off, and mosques and Hindu temples were built. Little India today is one of Singapore’s most vibrant districts. As you walk down Serangoon Road and neighbouring streets, explore their mix of Hindu and Chinese temples, mosques and churches. Fill your tummy with South Indian vegetarian food, North Indian tandoori dishes and local fare like roti prata (round pancakes) and teh tarik (pulled tea in Malay). Try to spot the brewers ‘pull’ the hot milk tea—it’s amazing showmanship. Don’t forget to shop. The 24-hour shopping mall Mustafa Centre offers everything from electronics to groceries, or take your pick from open-air Tekka Centre, goldsmith shops and sari stores. With its proximity to the city and a bohemian vibe, many artists also call Little India home. Do visit during Deepavali (usually October or November) and Pongal (mid-January)—the joyous celebrations are wonderful to observe.
Location: 3 Belilios Road, Little India, Singapore, , 219924
Only steps away from the temple,
The amenities you will get from this hotel will definitely make your stay more comfortable. You will get the WiFi connection for free, the free parking, the non-smoking rooms, the business centre, and the room service plus all the friendly staff that are ready to serve you. Recreational facilities are available too, such as the outdoor swimming pool and the gym.
The on-site restaurant at Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon is called The Garden Grille. This is where you will spend your breakfast buffet. It is located on the eighth floor of the hotel’s building and serves local and international favorite dishes.
There are so many room types here, like the King Guest Room, King Deluxe Room, King Deluxe Room with City View, King Deluxe Room with Balcony, King Room with Sofa Bed, Twin Guest Room, Twin Deluxe Room, Twin Deluxe Room with City View, and Twin Deluxe Room with Balcony. With these many options, you can pick one that suits your specific needs.
Location: 22 Belilios Lane, Little India, Singapore, , 219962
Only three minutes from Little India MRT Station, you can find another recommended hotel near Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple called
Only at a very affordable price, you will get the best facilities from the hotel, including the friendly service from all the staff, the comfortable yet stylish rooms divided into 5 categories that will suit your specific needs, and surely the complete in-room amenities.
From travelling alone to travelling in groups, Aqueen Heritage Hotel Little India is ready to accommodate you. For your room options, there are 5 categories that you can pick: Cozy Room, Comfy Room, Family Room, Courtyard Room, and Roomy Room. When you travel all by yourself, for a business trip perhaps, you can pick the Cozy Room. But, if you travel in groups, you can choose the Family Room that has 1 queen bed and 1 twin bed, or the Roomy Room that can accommodate 3 to 5 people. All of the rooms have the in-room amenities including the in-room safe, complimentary WiFi connection, complimentary local calls, complete bathroom amenities like soap and shampoo, smart TV, work desk, coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer, and bedroom slippers.
Location: 195 Serangoon Road 218067, 195, Little India, Singapore, , 218067
With the proximity of 165 metres away, you can find another hotel near Sri Veeramakaliamman that also has a very affordable price. It is
Broadway Hotel was already established from 1975, and it can be considered as one of all pioneer hotels in Serangoon Road. The hotel provides you with the clean and comfortable rooms, and also the friendly service from all the staff. The rooms are all non-smoking rooms and already equipped with air conditioning as well. You can make this hotel your place to stay, whether you are having a staycation or business trips.
The options of the rooms are only Twin Room, Double Room, and Family Room. The Family Room has 1 double bed and 1 single bed, very fit for you that travel in groups, both with friends or family. You can enjoy all the in-room amenities that they prepared for you, such as the flat-screen satellite TV, the en-suite bathroom with shower, personal safe, and easy access to the WiFi in each room. If you want to make coffee or tea, don’t worry, they already provide you with the coffee and tea making facilities on each floor. Well, it is not in your room, but it is still pretty easy to get them, right?
Other than the free WiFi connection for all the guests, you can enjoy the laundry and dry cleaning service that will be very helpful for you that need to stay for more than a day, and the free car parking.
Location: 60 Kerbau Road, Little India, Singapore, , 219184
This eye-catching hotel near Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple named
Park 22 Hotel Little India is dominated by the black and white color, and it is said that they are inspired by the old black-and-white houses in Singapore. The uniqueness of this hotel is making it very Instagram worthy. Each room here has its own uniqueness that cannot be described. You need to experience it on your own. There are The Dempsey and The Nassim, The Observatory, The Gathering, The Cosy, and The Snug. The good news is that whatever your occasion is, the hotel can accommodate you. The Snug, for example, is a room that fits for a solo traveller with 10 sqm for the size. On the other hand, The Gathering is a family room that is made especially for people that travel in groups, both with family or friends. It connects two of The Observatory rooms. See? Every of your needs are accommodated here!
Its strategic location is making the hotel surrounded by so many eateries in the neighbourhood. So, if you like to walk around and experience the Little India area more, this hotel is the best decision for you!
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