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Sri Maha Mariamman Temple

Postal Address:
Lebuh Queen,
George Town, 10200.
Telephone: 60 4 262 0202

Temple from 1833 , it features an entrance of colorful four-tiered crown and relief sculptures of 38 statues of Gods and Goddesses and four swans featuring the Hindu Goddess Mariamman in her many incarnations. It houses the Hindu God, Lord Subramaniam statue, which leads the chariot procession during the annual Thaipusam festival.

The temple's premises are usually quiet and serene if not for the flock of pigeons on the temple's facade and grounds. Visitors can witness prayers and rituals which are usually conducted by priests in the morning. Permission must be sought prior to entry.