Category: Indian Influenced Buildings

George Town Street View: An Old Indian Temple


Sri Kamatchi Amman Temple is an old Indian temple located along Dato Kramat road.

Penang Isle: Bayan Baru Sivan Temple

The MYR 3 million Sri Visalatchi Sri Vishwanather Temple (Sivan Temple), believed to be the biggest Sivan temple in the northern region, is the latest attraction of the Hindu religious enclave in Bayan Baru, Penang. The Hindu temple is located next to the Charismatic Church of Penang and the Than Hsiang Buddhist Temple.

Penang Isle: Sri Mahamariamman Temple

Located at Queen Street, the Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Penang wich was built in 1833. The temple is also referred as Mariamman Temple or Queen Street Indian Temple. Since 1833, the temple has stood at the same location for more than 200 years. Like other Hindu temples, fascinating sculptures of gods and goddesses can be found over its main entrance and facade. Built in the south Indian Dravidian style, the temple has an impressive gopuram (tower). Rising above the entrance, it features Hindu deities, soldiers and floral decorations.

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The back view of the temple.

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