Rainbow on the Streets of Singapore

Street of Singapore

Visitors are greeted by this man-made rainbow on the streets of Singapore during the Indian festival of Diwali around the months of October & November. When you are in Singapore during this time, you must not miss taking a stroll in the Little India neighborhood. Streets are beautifully draped in the bright colors, often resembling the splendid peacock.

Apart from so many lights and colors of festivities, this is a good place for value shopping, including your favorite electronic goods in Mustafa Market. When you are hungry, there are a number of good Indian restaurants. I stayed in this neighborhood in October of 2012 when i visited Singapore for a week. You will find plenty of budget hostels and hotels in this area. It is not very far from most of the attractions of Singapore and well connected by metro trains. (More photos and details of Esplanade and Theaters on the Bay here) To reach Little India, hop on the metro train and get down at Little India metro station.

This post is part of Weekly Photo Challenge.

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33 Responses to Rainbow on the Streets of Singapore

  1. quarksire says:

    brilliantly stunning! 😎

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    • You will simply fall in love with Singapore. Its a small but magical place. I am so glad that you love it.

      Thanks for dropping by and for your kind words.


  2. LaVagabonde says:

    Wow, what a feast for the eyes.

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  3. Helen C says:

    Very pretty and colorful!
    By the way, what’s our favorite Indian restaurant in Twin Cities?

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    • Thanks Helen.

      I have not been to any in Twin Cities. But I have been around Richfield and Bloomington. Surabhi in Bloomington is a good one. They serve good buffet over weekends and weekdays as well- lot of items and good too. You may try Persis in Eagan as well, which has good non-vegetarian dishes.

      Enjoy and have a good weekend Helen 🙂 🙂

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  4. Heh, this reminds me of the summer I spent in Malaysia and Singapore. Good times.

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  5. Beautiful pic. So, Diwali is the right time to visit Singapore.

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  6. Aquileana says:

    Those streets really look gorgeous, ¨often resembling the splendid peacock¨, as you say… great post dear Suyash!… Thanks for sharing and all the best to you!, Aquileana 😀

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    • Thanks Aqui for your kind words. I am sure even Argentinian cities must have the colorful look around the time of festivals. Would love to visit Argentine cities some day.

      Have a good week ahead. Enjoy 🙂

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  7. Norma says:

    Wow! this is really colourful. 🙂

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  8. Remember eating South Indian in this locale but wasn’t lucky to visit during Diwali

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    • Yes, This area has few famous South Indian restaurants. Even I had food in one of these restaurants. Did you visit Singapore in recent years? Probably time to visit again during the festival time 🙂


  9. Alok Singhal says:

    Great picture. I have always wanted to visit Singapore…maybe Diwali is the best time then.

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    • O yes, Singapore looks so colorful during Diwali. And don’t forget to visit Little India area. You get a feel as if you are walking in one of the busy streets of Mumbai or Hyderabad or Chennai. Thanks Alok for dropping by and for your kind words 🙂

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  10. Moon says:

    Very very captivating! Great shot!

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  11. Impressive Suyash. It shows a very warm welcome to the country. Great picture!

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  12. ladygrace33 says:

    wow, very colorful. Nice!!

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  13. Ady says:

    What a colorful sight !!!!! Absolutely gorgeous 🙂

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  14. Woah! thanks for making my country look so vibrant and beautiful!

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    • I was quite surprised seeing something like this in Singapore. But I was so thrilled because it made the whole experience unforgettable. Your country is really very vibrant dear. Such a small nation but look at its prosperity and development – unparalleled 🙂

      Thanks dear for dropping by my post. Have a great weekend 🙂


  15. Kat says:

    Wow, brightly coloured 🙂

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  16. FLYNN says:

    Reblogged this on The Blogging Path.

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