Sunday, June 14, 2009

Day 7, Singapore National Monuments


The Sri Mariamman Temple is Singapore's oldest Hindu temple. It is an agamic temple, built in the Dravdian style. The temple serves mainly South Indian Tamil Hindu Singaporeans in the city-state. Due to its architectural and historical significance, the temple has been gazetted a National Monument and is a major tourist attraction.

Please wait a sec...Sita and I are going inside to offer prayers to the deities and to receive blessings for the rest of our you want to join us??

OK, come along....but please remove your shoes first.....

Thian Hock Keng Temple, ( Temple of Heavenly Happiness) is the oldest and most important Fukien, or Hoklo (Hokkien) temple in Singapore. The main temple is dedicated to Matsu, the Taoist goddess of the sea and protector of all seamen, while a second temple at the back is a Buddhist one dedicated to Kuan Yin, the bodhisattva of mercy.

Masjid Sultan (Malay for Sultan Mosque; is located at Muscat Street and North Bridge Road within the Kampong Glam district of Rochor Planning Area . The mosque is considered one of the most important mosques in Singapore. The prayer hall and domes highlight the mosque's star features

Thanks to Mika and Mum

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