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Sri Mariamman Temple

Queen Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Queen Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Sri Mariamman Temple had a lots of name called by the local. Well this temple normal close at 6.30 day. It is located at Little india queens street.

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The access of the temple is closed for the moment we can t visit it. However it is very difficult to find it in little india

2  Thank LocaDom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Maybe it is a 5 star attraction. But it is still not open, seems to take a long time. They told 'next month' open, but that is what they told long time ago also. Advice: make your tour, include in your walking route. If you...More

2  Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 8 July 2015

During our recent stay in George Town, we discovered that the Sri Mariamman Temple is presently closed for restorations, meaning no visits at this time (as of July 2015). This important Hindu temple was built in 1833 and is dedicated to the goddess Mariamman. Today...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 3 July 2015

It is the oldest hindu temple in penang. It was built sometime in 1833. it is currently under renovation. Everything is closed up. It will be reopened maybe by the end of the year.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia and was built in 1833. A small temple, it is located in the heritage enclave of Georgetown. Lots of amazing sculptures of devas and gods. This temple is normally packed with devotees during festive periods like Thaipusam...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Try to get money out of you anyway possible. Nice but no photos inside. Still along walking tour and in little india. All good

Thank James_KK9185AX
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately upon arriving I was greeted with an array of scaffolding. The front door was chained shut and there were paint cans and other various construction materials lying around. The roof carvings are nice - likely awaiting to be painted. A lot smaller than I...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 12 November 2014

I took a quick trip to George Town during a business trip to Singapore. I saw much nicer Hindu temples in Singapore; with that said, this one was the only one I saw in George Town, and if you are not familiar with Hindu temples,...More

Thank SkyKing23
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

I'm sure that this temple is usually stunning. It looks like it is from the pictures. However, when we visited today, it was under renovation. As a result, it is all white, ready to be repainted and you cannot go in. Therefore, it was not...More

Thank Karianne D
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