Lonely Planet Writer

Famous temple becomes Singapore's latest national monument

Sri Thendayuthapani Temple.
Sri Thendayuthapani Temple. Image by Allen Brewer / CC BY 2.0

Singapore’s Sri Thendayuthapani Temple has become the city-state’s 67th national monument. Established in 1859 by south Indian merchant traders known as the Nattukottai Chettiars, it’s Singapore’s third Hindu temple to be gazetted by the National Heritage Board. Dedicated to the six-faced Lord Subramaniam (Lord Muruga), the colourful temple on Tank Road has been recognised for its cultural, historical and architectural significance. Read more: straitstimes.com