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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice, traditional Indian temple. It is located in a very good spot, easily accessible. The paint on the roof has gone - so the photo in the tripadvisor is not the exact representation. Lots of deities inside. They offer food and free lunch on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Solobackpacker25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fascinating place. Tourists are welcomed and for a small fee you are allowed to take pics inside the temple. Beautiful imageries inside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nikko1974UK
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

A must visit in Chinatown Singapore. The architecture alone on the outside is visually stunning with all the colours. Maintained really well. Modest dress is required if entering the temple so not “western” summer clothes such as singlets or shorts.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MelissaPrue22
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

I went in for dushera celebrations there , they had Navarathri celebrations the whole temple was decorated with flowers and lights , there were rituals being performed , and it’s not too crowded so it makes it worth a visit when ur in Singapore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank arjunvp
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Sri Mariamman Temple, located in Chinatown, is known as the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore. This building is very well-maintained and very beautifully decorated too. It is a good worship place to visit and understand the culture of Hindu religion and culture too. You have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Pretty sure I read about this temple in my high school text book. Fire walkers on certain days in October. Intricate sculptures and carvings. Very colourful. We didn’t stay long as we are not devotees. Please remember to wear attire below the knees and respect...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sinag
Reviewed October 27, 2018

It is an old historical temple in the temple street in China town. It was built in the 1800s and was redeveloped recently. Take off your shoes in front of the temple.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mornings6
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We managed a look at the exterior and a couple of interior rooms while waiting on our Chinatown Walking Tour to begin. The temple dates to 1827 and is the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore. The present structure was restored in 2010 and amazingly, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The Sri Mariamman Temple is considered to be the oldest temple in Singapore. It was built in 1827. It has a great entrance tower. It is located near Chinatown. At the time of my visit, it was quite busy. The Temple is dedicated to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Honesty, the worse and most filthy temple we came across in Singapore. Everything was blocked off except for a small roped part near the entrance. Everything seemed run down and dirty. Don't waste your time here!

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 26, 2018|
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There were no signs stating "no photos". I took a number of pictures as posted them here.
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November 30, 2017|
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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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Ivanhoe3079
Melbourne, Australia
Buddha & Trishaws (5 Replies)
Hi all, I've noticed, from photos on the net, that outside the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Smith Street that there is a queue of empty trishaws winding around the court... are these for hire? We want to visit the temple and also Trengganu Street market and Smith Street food stalls and go on to the Sri Mariamman Temple and Jamae Mosque then up Temple Street... is this a possibility in the trishaws... we would be willing to hire two of them for a couple of hours each. I would be...More
May 14, 2010|
Response fromMe^Only|
It like walking around Swanston, Bourke Street &amp; Elizabeth Street Shopping. The Relic temple is just opposite Maxwell Food centre &amp; all the street are Just around the temple. Have fun.
sonagulab
ontario
SRI Mariamman Temple (3 Replies)
Is this temple open to the public? I did not find any current reviews or articles on it. How far is it from Grand Palace?
August 12, 2011|
Response fromCunningMcFar|
yes, open to the public, no photos inside, small but very lively and colorful in and around the temple. Good cheap Thai food across the street at Krua Aroy-Aroy. It is located on Th. Silom, near Soi 22. From Grand Palace, board the southbound Chao Phraya Express boat at Tha Chang Pier and exit at Central Pier, pretty easy walk from the pier down to Soi 22
vidya_89
Coimbatore, India
Singapore 8days/7nights in April (23 Replies)
This April, my husband and I are traveling to Singapore along with our 3yr old. And the itinerary that we have planned is: Day 1 (Flight reaches at 11.10am) Marina Bay, MBS SkyPark, Merlion Park Day 2 SEA Aquarium, Butterfly and Insect Kingdom Day 3 Zoo, Sri Mariamman Temple Day 4 (Saturday) GBTB, Flyer, Marina Barage, Helix bridge Day 5 (Sunday) Botanical Garden, Orchid Garden and Mac Ritchie Tree Top Walk Day 6 Bird Park and Night Safari Day 7 Universal Studios, Wings of Fire Day 8...More
February 06, 2016|
Response fromvidya_89|
Thank you @KeithT_sg for your suggestions and links. I had not thought about the order. Thanks for sorting it. Would like to know if i would be able to walk the helix ridge that night along with the other attractions mentioned. How long would it take? Will consider Fort Siloso. And skywalk in sentosa? And i am planning to rework the itinerary adding buddha temple along with mariamman temple.