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Sri Mariamman Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore. Built in 1827, the temple is dedicated to Goddess Mariamman, known for her power in curing epidemic illnesses and diseases. Located in the heart of Chinatown, the temple’s kitschy and ornamental tower entrance or gopuram, has been a landmark to generations of Hindu worshippers and Singaporeans alike. The fire walking ceremony is held annually at Sri Mariamman Temple in October or November.

Address: 244 South Bridge Rd., Singapore
Opening hours: Daily 7am-12pm & 6pm-9pm
Directions: Metro Line 6 to Chinatown Station
Phone: +65 6223 4064

Photo credit: Andrea Schaffer (Flickr CC), PrettyKateMachine (Flickr CC)