Mariamman Temple

Monuments / Religious / Spiritual in or near Pretoria Gardens, Pretoria in Gauteng, South Africa.

Things To Do in Pretoria GardensMariamman Temple

Monuments Religious / Spiritual Pretoria

Where? 7th Street, Asiatic Bazaar, Marabastad, Pretoria, Gauteng

When? Please enquire.

How? Call +27 (0)12 358-1430

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Pretoria Gardens, in Gauteng

In the heart of Pretoria is the city’s oldest Hindu temple, Mariamman. This temple was built in 1905 and its colourful detail and rich history continue to draw visitors back again and again to see, really experience, its detail.

Mariamman Temple was named after the Hindu goddess of rain, fertility and disease and is dedicated to her. She is believed to be able to cure diseases or illnesses related to heat (like rashes) and is just one of many Hindu gods that is worshipped. The temple is adorned with intricate details and exotic colours, with carvings and textures that are undeniably Indian and intriguingly unique. The detail and eclectic collection of pretty statues really makes this a one-of-a-kind destination for travellers.

The ornate structure is perched at the entrance of Marabastad, a suburb that is locally known as the Asiatic Bazaar. This is a vibrant hub where the culture and nuances of the Hindu religion are celebrated. More than this, the suburb is culturally diverse and an excellent representation of the real, multifaceted South Africa of today.

Pretoria is a fascinating city in its own right, with plenty of political and historical attractions for visitors that want to get a taste of this side of the South Africa heritage. It is about an hour away from the heart of Johannesburg and the international airport here.

Please Note

Business details can change. All information is published in good faith as supplied by the providers. Please check with the provider that the activity/business is still offered as described above, before making any travel plans.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Pretoria

The Wardrobe Guest House

Guest House in Brooklyn

The Wardrobe Guest House

Located in the heart of Tshwane, The Wardrobe Guest House is easily accessible from all main routes and only 3 km from ... more

Castello di Monte

Guest House in Waterkloof Ridge

Castello di Monte

Shrouded by a beautiful garden with lavender bushes and olive trees in the front and lemon trees with a trellised garden ... more

Alpine Attitude Boutique Hotel

Hotel / Self Catering in Menlo Park

Alpine Attitude Boutique Hotel

Situated in Menlo Park inthe heart of Pretoria, is the stunning Alpine Attitude Boutique Hotel. The hotel is in the ... more

Feedback?

Please let us know if anything on this page is outdated or contains inaccuracies. Click here to send us feedback if this is your service/activity.

©Unauthorised use of the
photos is strictly prohibited.

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.

SA-Venues.com © 1999-2017. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap