Arya Dewaker Hindu Temple, Paramaribo

#6 of 11 in Historic Sites in Suriname
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Known as the largest shrine of its kind in the country, Arya Dewaker Hindu Temple sits at the very heart of the city. Designed by Dutch architect Arthur E. de Groot and opened in 2001, the temple serves as the main place of worship for the region's Hindu community. Pay special attention to the intricately carved Om symbols, as well as the Sanskrit and Hindi sentences inscribed on the walls. To visit Arya Dewaker Hindu Temple and other attractions in Paramaribo, use our Paramaribo trip planner.
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  • this is the biggest Arya Dewaker hindu temple, and also the central, there is not must to see inside because the religion is not base on god status, on every sunday they do a hawan, go take a look...  more »
  • This beautiful temple in the caribbean brings a little bit of India with it. It is worth seeing. There is a school and an orphanage located near the temple.  more »
  • Very impresive. It was closed (sunday) but the officer allow us to approach and took pictures and gently offer us to visit monday to saturday until 6pm I will back :)
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