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“Colourful Tamil , Hindu temple”

Sri Mariamman Temple
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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 here every October or November.
Reviewed March 28, 2014

Beautiful Hindu Temple in Chinatown , next to Buddhist Temple. The temple is very busy and has quite a number of visitors both locals and tourists.

Thank Santosh K
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

This is an interesting Hindu temple situated in the heart of Chinatown. There are no signs to explain anything, but you can watch the worshippers and take photos without bothering them. You must remove your shoes upon entering. Other travelers had to pay $3 for a photo permit, but no one ever asked me to purchase a permit and I took photos to my heart's content. It is worth a visit.

1  Thank DarinL
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

Not a huge temple but very colourful and well maintained. Also it seems to be used by the local community giving it an authentic air. Close to Chinatown MRT station and lots of cafes and restaurants.

1  Thank Mandy B
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Reviewed February 28, 2014

situated in china town, lies this beautiful temple. entry is free, only the photo permit costs about 3$. There was and ritual going on when I have been there, what made the experience even better.

Thank Jon P
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

An interesting visit with nice bright statues and art. Bit meaningless with nothing around to explain what meanings these things have to the worshippers and how they are used.
If you are in the area it's worth a visit as it's free, though $3 to use your camera. I took lots of photos to get my money's worth.

2  Thank Lyndaanne16
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