Little India is a busy, vibrant and colorful district in central Singapore. It is a cultural hub for the South Asian (Hindu & Tamil largely) to shop, eat, pray and socialize but also non-Indian locals and tourist can come in and experience their culture. A historic area that shows a piece of the Indian community in multi-racial Singapore.
Art comes alive in Little India
Discover the amazing colors and artwork of Little India through the murals on the wall of shophouses and behind small alleyways. Interestingly, most of the street art recounts the history of Little India and their culture. They are vibrant and colorful and very instagrammable.
Since 2015, the annual ARTWORK Little India is part of the Singapore Art Week where new wall murals are introduced in the community by a foreign and local artist.
In Hindu culture and tradition, an elephant is a sacred form of an animal. Indian elephants are very important to Hindus because they believed they are the embodiment of Lord Ganesh. Ganesha or Ganesh is a four-hand, elephant-headed Hindu deity who is the Lord of good fortune, remover of obstacles and represents success.
Look for this beautiful elephant installation around Little India.