This temple situated in Chinatown was built in 1873 and is the oldest Hindu temple in the city. It has intriguing designs and decorative features such as intricate carvings of Hindu deities, precious stones and hand-painted motifs depicting stories from early Hinduism. Malaysia's tallest Hindu silver chariot is kept in a vault in the temple and is brought out once a year for the Thaipusam celebrations. The temple's shape resembles a human body lying on its back with the head facing west and the feet pointing east. The tallest structure in the temple is the gopuram (tower) which corresponds to the feet of the body. The dramatic 23m-high pyramid-shaped gate tower is decorated with statues of Hindu gods created by artisans from southern India.

01 Gate tower 02 Gate tower 03 Roof detail decorated with gods and goddesses statues 04 Roof detail decorated with gods and goddesses statues 05 Roof detail decorated with gods and goddesses statues 06 Hindu gods statues
07 Temple interior 08 Hindu goddess statue 09 Hindu gods statues 10 Hindu gods statues 11 Hindu gods statues
12 Elephant god statue 13 Altar 14 Altar 15 Black Hindu god statue 16 Inner shrine and guardian statues
17 Inner shrine 18 Roof detail decorated with statues of Hindu gods 19 Roof detail decorated with statues of Hindu gods 20 Shrine and worshippers 21 Statues of lions and Hindu goddess 22 Roof detail decorated with statues of Hindu gods
23 Roof detail decorated with statues of Hindu gods 24 Flowers
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