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Singapore’s oldest Hindu temple is also one of the most popular thanks to its proximity to Chinatown and its colorful exterior. Admission is free, though a donation is requested of those taking photographs. An annual fire-walking ceremony is held...more
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244 South Bridge Road Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore 058793, Singapore
Central Area/City Area
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very old temple with huge doors but the music is too loud when the prayer started. Would be nice if the music can tone down a bit

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank georgeorg493
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hindu temple inside china town, beautifully constructed,have dress code,can't visit wearing shorts,Bermuda or short skirts or bare shoulder.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rahul2604
Reviewed 31 August 2019

The oldest Hindu temple in Singapore is conveniently located in Chinatown. It is a cream building with red trimmings and a blue-toned roof and domes with many decorative figures. Entrance is free though a donation is requested. Payment is required if you want to take...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SusanC4948
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

This is a very popular Hindu Temple, which is located in China Town. This is very close to metro. The temple is devoted to the deity Mariamman, tamil goddess. This is the first hindu temple of Singapore.

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed 18 August 2019

In 2017, I came to know about Maraimman temple in Silom Street, Bangkok from one of my Thai friends. Immediately I did a google search to study about the temple and eventually on early morning of 9 December 2017, I visited the holy place. During...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank aniruddhahomr
Reviewed 22 July 2019

It looks like they haven't really kept it up in awhile. The paint is highly faded to what you see in their profile pic. There were birds everywhere and their excrement was too. I felt dirty walking around without my shoes on... and I had...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

This Hindu temple is right by one of the entrances to Chinatown, and it is worth stopping by just to admire the exquisite and ornate exterior. Be sure to take a picture from across the street as well. We did not go inside, as I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kaymtravel7
Reviewed 5 July 2019 via mobile

Iconic Indian temple smacked right in the middle of Chinatown. I’m sure that is a long history about this temple with the number of devotees visiting each day. I have never entered the temple but only admiring the architectural beauty from the outside.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 21 June 2019

The Sri Mariamman Temple is the oldest hindu temple. The temple was built in the Dravidian style. Sri Mariamman Temple was allegedly founded in the years 1819-20 through the efforts of Narain Pillai, 8 years after the British East India Company established a trade settlement...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 475vladimirm
Reviewed 15 June 2019 via mobile

Worth a visit near Chinatown. Dates back to 1827 see photo for history. Like all temples you need to take shoes off,can leave socks on. Quiet a bit of history.

Date of experience: June 2019
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26 June 2018|
Response from ITRT | Reviewed this property |
There were no signs stating "no photos". I took a number of pictures as posted them here.
Etta L
1 December 2017|
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Response from 734arjanv | Reviewed this property |
My experience is that when the doors are open, you can go in. No specific hours, but ask to be sure to get in. People are friendly an willibg to help
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5 June 2016|
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