Mariamman Hindu Temple, Ho Chi Minh City

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Dedicated to the goddess of strength, Mariamman Hindu Temple is said to work wonders for Hindus who worship the goddess within its walls. The colorful 19th-century temple boasts numerous statues of Hindu deities, both in its exterior and interior. Admire the sacred images of Shiva, Brahma, Kali, Vishnu and other gods and goddesses crowding around the walls and rooftops. The scent of joss sticks, lilies, and jasmine--the most popular offerings--fills the air once you enter. In the center of the temple stands a statue of Mariamman, with two guardians by her side. Notice the two lingams--phallic-shaped representations of Shiva--in front of her. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ho Chi Minh City fast, fun, and easy.
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  • I am Australian so don't really get to see many different religions, so when I am in Asia I love going into temples to have a look. I found this temple very interesting and people were open to...  more »
  • This beautiful small temple is fully functional. Priests are government employees! Devotees are local Vietnamese, probably (mostly) Champa people. History of the temple and about Hinduism and Hindu...  more »
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  • A slightly simpler temple than I've been seeing so far, this temple is nonetheless still very unique and very informative. It has an abundance of English information and explanations alongside the different Hindu gods worshipped at the shrine. Great for a quick stop over, but not a must-see.
  • It was not big. But could see unique design for Hindu temple. Religious place in the busy crowded area. Nice experience to visit there.

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