The tiny island of Singapore is hailed as a top tourist destination due to its iconic cityscapes that pulse with state-of-the-art technology and a variety of other mind-boggling attractions. It is difficult to grasp that some parts of this vibrant country remain largely unexplored.
Known as Tekkain the Indian-Singaporean community, Little India is an ethnic district where multiple ethnic groups live in harmony. This bustling Indian commercial zone is also home to several temples and mosques. The Tekkacentre at this neighbourhood is particularly famous for its spicy Indian dishes as well as several halal varieties as well.
Haji Lane is one such place where you just have to be camera-ready! With hundreds of decorative street arts and incredible murals adorning its alleys and roads, you will surely be spellbound by the sheer creativity of it all. The many shopping outlets at this place have blended into this colourful galore as their doorways have been prettified with vibrant swirls of patterns.
With its olden charm still intact, the Wessex Estate still seem to reminisce of its golden days with its vintage photographs and décor. You can take a stroll through the semi-detached apartments, which were surely built for the British officers in the 1940s. The present times have converted these places into studio spaces of a small enclave of artists who also resides at them.
Lying close to many hotels near Mapletree Business City Singapore, Books Actually is a haven hidden amid the hustle of the busy metropolis of Singapore. It is literally a treasure trove for all the book lovers out there as it also reserves shelf space for out-of-print-titles. Keep an eye out for their impressive collection of hand-stitched notebooks, which are to die for!