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Tekka Market

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Tekka Ln, Aya Shop, Singapore

Opening Hours

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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"Head to Tekka Market in the morning for the freshest produce and vibrant atmosphere, but don't forget to try the famous Indian-Muslim food stalls for an authentic culinary experience that will leave your taste buds craving for more."

What is Tekka Market?

Tekka Market is a bustling and vibrant market located in the heart of Little India, Singapore. This iconic market is renowned for its wide array of fresh produce, traditional Indian spices, textiles, and mouthwatering street food. With its colorful stalls and lively atmosphere, Tekka Market offers visitors a taste of the rich Indian culture that thrives in Singapore.

History of Tekka Market

Tekka Market has a long and storied history that dates back to the early 20th century. Originally established as a wet market in the 1910s, it served as a hub for the local Indian community to buy and sell their goods. Over the years, Tekka Market has undergone several renovations and expansions, transforming it into the bustling marketplace it is today.

When planning your tours in Singapore don't forget to visit Tekka Market.

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Why is Tekka Market Important?

Tekka Market holds great significance for Singapore's Indian community and is an essential part of the city-state's cultural fabric. It serves as a gathering place for locals and tourists alike, providing a platform to showcase the diverse Indian heritage through its various offerings. Additionally, Tekka Market is a vital economic hub, supporting small businesses and contributing to the local economy.

Things to Do & See at Tekka Market

  • Explore the Fresh Produce Section: Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors and aromas of the fresh produce section, where you'll find a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs. From exotic tropical fruits to aromatic spices, this section is a feast for the senses.

  • Sample Delicious Street Food: Indulge in the delectable street food offerings at Tekka Market. From South Indian dosas and biryanis to local favorites like roti prata and mee goreng, the food stalls here offer a culinary journey through the flavors of India and Singapore.

  • Shop for Traditional Indian Goods: Browse through the stalls selling traditional Indian clothing, textiles, jewelry, and handicrafts. From intricately embroidered sarees to vibrant silk fabrics, you'll find a treasure trove of unique and authentic items to take home as souvenirs.

  • Experience the Cultural Ambiance: Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Tekka Market. Observe the hustle and bustle as locals go about their daily lives, and soak in the vibrant colors, sounds, and scents that fill the air. Don't forget to strike up a friendly conversation with the vendors, who are always happy to share stories and insights.

Tekka Market is a must-visit destination for anyone seeking an authentic Indian experience in Singapore. Whether you're a food lover, a culture enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique shopping experience, Tekka Market has something for everyone. 

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So come and discover the rich tapestry of Indian culture at Tekka Market, where tradition and modernity blend harmoniously.

Frequently asked questions

What is Tekka Market famous for?

Tekka Market is famous for its vibrant atmosphere and wide variety of fresh produce, spices, and traditional Indian food.

What can I find at Tekka Market?

At Tekka Market, you can find fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, spices, traditional Indian clothing, jewelry, and a wide range of authentic Indian cuisine.

What are the operating hours of Tekka Market?

Tekka Market is open from early morning till late evening, typically from 6 am to 9 pm.

Is Tekka Market only for Indian products?

No, while Tekka Market is known for its Indian influence, it offers a diverse range of products and cuisines from various cultures, making it a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike.

Are there any famous eateries at Tekka Market?

Yes, Tekka Market is home to several famous eateries, such as the Tekka Food Centre, where you can enjoy delicious Indian dishes like biryani, roti prata, and thosai.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Tekka Ln, Aya Shop, Singapore

Opening Hours

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

Find it on google maps