Mariamman Temple Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City

Mariamman Temple in Vietnam is a famous Hindu Temple located at Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), the largest city in the country. This 19th century Goddess Mariamman Temple was built by the traders from Tamil Nadu, India known as Nagarathar. Though the temple was built to serve to the Chettiar community in Vietnam, nowadays most of the devotees are Vietnamese or Chinese who experienced the powers of Mariamman.

Temple Architecture and Deities

The temple has seperate shrines of Lord Ganesh and Lord Muruga. The temple rajagopuram is around 12 meters high and contains a number of statues of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Some of the main statues are Goddess Meenakshi, Birmasakthi, Indira Durgai, Birman (Brahma), Samundi, Mageswari, Andal, Lord Shiva, Paramasivam, Kanniga Parameswari, Kaliyamman, Bhuvaneswari, Murugan, and Mahavishnu.

Temple Timings

The temple timings are from 7 AM to 7 PM. Fridays are considered important and holds a special ritual from morning to late evening.

Mariamman Hindu Temple in Vietnam is just 3 blocks west of Ben Thanh Market.

Mariamman Temple Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City


  1. This is facinating... Is Hinduism big in Vietnam?

  2. There are not many Hindu Temples in Vietnam. There were 3 main Hindu temples, however two of them were destroyed during the Vietnam war. Majority of the devotees of Mariamman Temple in Ho Chi Minh City are Chinese and Vietnamese. They are very much devoted to Goddess Mariamma.

    1. I there ....
      There 3 temple
      Mariammah temple
      ALL Are well maint

  3. I see 3 hindu temple on recent visit to HCM..
    Mariammah temple
    Subramaniam temple
    THANDAPANI temple
    All temple is fuction and well maintain


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