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Address: Queen Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Colors of George Town Walking Tour
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Private Tour: Half-Day Penang Walking Tour

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We could see into the Temple from the main street, the entrance is one block behind on Queen Street

This must have just reopened recently, everything is bright and festive looking. It was busy and we were glad we kept our long legs on our convertible pants after visiting the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Wilton, California
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Wilton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This must have just reopened recently, everything is bright and festive looking. It was busy and we were glad we kept our long legs on our convertible pants after visiting the mosques. Short sleeves were acceptable. The extensive detailing on the front roof is breathtaking. Each statue is impeccable. A lovely visit.

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Thank ruthandvern
Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a brilliant temple in little India. We were lucky to visit on a special day when the bring out the god in a chariot pulled by two bulls. Thousands of people followed the chariot singing. It was great.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I passed by this temple several times during my visit of Penang. My goal was to compare it with the 2 related temples I saw recently when I was in Singapore. No luck, just took pictures of its outside roof areas full of gods and goddesses.

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Thank LolaGo1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Nice colourful temple on Queen Street at Llittle India area. Can plan your visit with breakfast here. Opposite the temple there is a row of Indian Muslim shop selling indian breakfast, roti canai and chapatti etc.The temple has its own beutiful view for the day time visit and a night time lighted view.

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Thank KianHian L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Built in 1833, the Sri Mariamman Temple has features of sculptures of gods and goddesses over its main entrance and is located at Lebuh Queen, Georgetown. We politely ask for permission from a priest and entered the temple; which was beautifully decorated. The temple is open daily from 6.30 am - 12.00 noon and 4.30 pm - 9.00 pm.

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Thank Gerard R
Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Had trouble finding the temple, as we did not realize it was the building under renovations covered in tarpaulins. Cross it off your list for now, maybe next time.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Nothing to see here. Tarpaulins covering everything. Even peeking inside it doesn't look too special. No point in wasting time for a special visit, and hardly worth the effort of stopping as you explore the vicinity.

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2 Thank KGB777
Steilacoom, Washington
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

This temple is tiny and feels more like a miniature of a real south Indian temple than anything important. I looked inside and it didn't seem any more interesting than the facade. Even when open this place likely would tale less than a minute or two in your tour of Little India

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I was sorry to see that this beautiful Hindu temple was not really accessible to tourists since it was being renovated..should be completed by April 2016 However there was still some morning pujas being performed when we went inside and the brahmin offered us to participate in the darshan, very nice gesture on his part and we truly appreciated being... More 

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Thank Dodger3771
Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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