The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is located right in the heart of Little India and is one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples.
Temple is was built in 1881 and is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, fierce embodiment of Shakti and the god Shiva’s wife, Parvati.
Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple Singapore – History & Hours
The architecture of the temple reflects on the South Indian Tamil temples which reflects the background of the builders of the temple who were migrant workers from Bengal.
Importantly, during World War II, this temple was used as a refuge for citizens of Singapore and the temple remained unscathed from the bombings.
The temple was renovated in 1999 and again in 2014. Today, you can enter the temple and enjoy its colourful statues and the beautiful detail of the architecture.