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Sri Mariamman Temple

Gazetted as a national monument in 1973.

The Sri Mariamman Temple in Chinatown is Singapore’s oldest Indian temple. It dates back to 1827 with a simple building put up by Naraina Pillai.

In the Sri Mariamman Temple one can see many statues of cows. The cow is sacred to Indians.

Next to the Sri Mariamman Temple is the Jamae Mosque, built between 1830 and 1835.


Written by victorkoo

30 April, 2009 at 1:00 pm

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