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Streets and Places · Tan, BonnySri Krishnan Temple (a.k.a Sri Krishna Temple), on Waterloo Street was established in 1870 on the very same site when Hanuman Beem Singh set up an idol of Sri Krishna under a banyan tree. It is the only South Indian Hindu temple in Singapore dedicated exclusively to Sri Krishna and...
Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, BonnyThis 2004 photograph shows Thian Hock Keng Temple in Telok Ayer Street. It is Singapore's oldest Chinese temple recognised as most important to the local Hokkien community. It was designed and built by skilled craftsmen from China according to definite Chinese temple architectural traditions. A close-up of the front of...
Streets and Places · Tan, BonnyThis is a view of the entrance to Sri Mariamman Temple. The Sri Mariamman temple was established by Indian pioneer Naraina Pillai (or Narayana Pillay) in 1827 and is dedicated to Sri Mariamman, the great goddess worshipped for health and prosperity. Built in the South Indian Dravidian style, the elaborately-decorated...
Streets and Places · Tan, BonnyThis photograph shows the church bells outside the church. They are suspended in an open structure with a red-tiled roof. Title devised by Library staff.
Streets and Places · Tan, BonnyThis is a photograph showing an exterior side view of the 75 feet tall RAJAGOPURAM of the Sri Thandayuthapani or Thendayuthapani Hindu temple off Tank Road in Singapore. A gopura is a monumental tower, usually ornate at the entrance of a Hindu temple. It is a typical prominent feature of...
Streets and Places · Tan, BonnyThis is a photograph showing a wide angle view of the Sri Mariamman Temple and its surroundings at South Bridge Road. The temple is shown against a backdrop of clear blue skies, tall apartment blocks and a commercial building. Men and women can be seen walking along the side of...
Streets and Places · Tan, BonnyThe photograph shows a wide angle view of the Sri Krishnan Temple, flanked on both sides by buildings. The temple is adorned with various effigies of religious Hindu figures and is expertly detailed. It has recently been added to the National List of Historic Monuments. n the foreground, under a...