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Thaipusam Festival

397 Serangoon Road | Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Singapore 218123, Singapore
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Respectful for the Thaipusam Festival

I have been aware of Thaipusam Festivals in various parts of South-east Asia for many years but had... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
EDWARD M
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London, United Kingdom
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simply amazing and a must do!

Words cannot express how amazing Little India is, the food, the overall entertainment and attitude... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2017
lianne y
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Living in multicultural and multi-racial Singapore gives us the chance to witness and celebrate different religious festivals. Celebrated by the Hindu devotees, Thaipusam is an annual festival held over two days, where devotees offer thanks and seek blessings. The event is traditionally a colorful affair, where devotees carry pots of milk or wooden 'kavadi,' decorated with flowers and peacock feathers balanced on their shoulders. To catch a glimpse of the Thaipusam Festival, station yourself anywhere between Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple at Serangoon Road and Sri Thendayuthapani Temple at Tank Road, where devotees will walk the four and a half kilometers.
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397 Serangoon Road | Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Singapore 218123, Singapore
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

I have been aware of Thaipusam Festivals in various parts of South-east Asia for many years but had only ever seen the dramatic photos or brief video clips of elaborate processions and frenzied music/dancing. While in Singapore in February, I had my first chance to...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Words cannot express how amazing Little India is, the food, the overall entertainment and attitude. Little India is the centre of a large Indian community in Singapore and is one of the most colourful attractive places to visit in Singapore. I came here for dinner...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2016

Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated annually on the full moon of the Tamil month - Jan/Feb. We felt very lucky to have seen this festival in Singapore. Similar events are held in KL and other areas but can be very busy so difficult to...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2016

The best place to view Thaipusam is not on the parade route, but rather at the start at the temple where people prepare, meaning, insert hooks and rods into themselves prior to the parade. To put it tritely, this has to be seen to be...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2016

這此旅行,正好遇到這特殊的節慶及遊行,整個小印度區都擠滿了人,還有免費的餐點供人食用.每個主角身上都有很驚人的裝飾,用針刺進皮膚,以支撐裝飾品,或是以針刺穿舌頭及臉頰,實在驚人,能看到這印度的重大節慶,也算是此次旅遊的一大收穫.We met the spacial holiday in little India. It's so amazing. I was so glad I could see the parade.

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