- 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.
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