244 South Bridge Rd
At the corner of South Bridge Rd and Pagoda St
058793 Singapore, Singapore
tel: +65 6223 4064
fax: +65 6225 5015
Located in the heart of Chinatown
, the Sri Mariamman Temple is Singapore's oldest Hindu temple, dating back to 1827. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Mariamman, the Goddess of healing. Its distinctive colourful gopuram
towers above the entrance, covered with figurative sculptures of gods, goddesses and mythological beasts. The Theemithi festival (fire walking ceremony) is held here annually in October/ November and draws thousands of devotees and tourists.