Located at the heart of Singapore’s Little India region, The Verakaliamman in one of the country’s oldest Hindu temples. Read on to know about this wondrous place of worship.
The temple is dedicated to goddess Kali or Veeramakaliamman who is regarded as the destroyer of evil. The temple boasts a magnificent outlook with a towering gopuram (the decorated tower that is present in most of the Hindu temples) The temple is visited by hundreds of devotees every day and in thousands during festivals and religious dates.
The temple was built by the early immigrants who wanted a place of worship to feel safe in a completely foreign land. Over the years the temple was renovated and expanded with funds from its devotees and today it stands tall magnificently projecting its positive aura in and around its premises.
A magical experience
Adorned with intricate sculptures, and scented by incense sticks, the temple premises boasts a surreal ambience which is ideal to relax your mind. Regardless of your religion or beliefs, everybody is welcome to visit the temple but make sure that you are dressed modestly before entering inside. You also have to remove your footwear before you enter the temple.
Located at proximity to a reputed Hotel Near Bugis Junction Singapore such which is the Destination Singapore Beach Road, the temple is easily accessible by taxi. You can also reach here by bus or train.