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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 1 week ago via mobile

Sri Mariamman is the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore. At the first this temple provided a shelter for Indian immigrants. We have to use a proper clothes and shoes if we want to enter this temple. Taking picture inside the temple is not allowed. But...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here a couple of times, it's very touristy, but if you can look past that and see the amazing craftsmanship and appreciate it is still a working temple it is very interesting to visit.

1  Thank heykuri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is located in the heart of Chinatown. When visiting the temple, you need to take of your shoes and leave on the shoe rack outside of the temple. This temple is also a walking distance from Chinatown MRT station. Besides that, this temple...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Chinatown and the temple was a walking distance away from my place.It is a holy place and is quite symbolic for Singapore-Indians. It is near to the Maxwell Center as well.

Thank Rishi S
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Interesting and pretty temple, During a visit a ceremony of praying atarted, with trance singing and playing on drums and other instruments.

1  Thank Wojciech L
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The temple is definitely something worth seeing, Its near China Town, so when you can take a short detour to see this temple when you're around China Town.

Thank NafeeTA
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Pretty temple, there was prayer happening and a ceremony when I arrived. The music playing and got done great pics whilst there. Right at the end of temple road not far from the Tooth Relic temple so good to see both in one visit

1  Thank Hurley18
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Wonderful temple Clean and well Maintained. Its one of the more renowned temples in SIngapore. Its located in Chinatown and clearly visible since its located on the main road. Peaceful and spiritual experience. must see place in Singapore to understand the diversity that Singapore represents.

Thank Glenn P
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

This May be confusing because this temple is in China Town. From what I understand, this is due to having all migrants in this area during the earlier years of history. This may not be a “must visit” place in Singapore but when you get...More

1  Thank DuchessDiaz
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The Sri Mariamman Temple is perhaps one of the most famous temples in Singapore. We've been there on several occasions and really find it to be quite a peaceful experience to be inside the temple.

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Chinatown is a classic combination of colorful sights,
enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The
precinct is unique, however, in its blending of
religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic
mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side
by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as
you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife
areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll
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sharon a
June 26, 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
November 30, 2017|
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Response from Arjan V | 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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