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Thian Hock Keng Temple

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158 Telok Ayer Street | Chinatown, Singapore 068613, Singapore
+65 6423 4616
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The Thian Hock Keng Temple was erected in 1821 by seamen grateful for safe passage, and stands where Singapore's waterfront used to be, before the land was reclaimed.
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158 Telok Ayer Street | Chinatown, Singapore 068613, Singapore
+65 6423 4616
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thian Hock Keng is a beautiful Chinese temple primarily in the Taoist tradition.This Temple is one of the oldest in Singapore, but now restored and quite beautiful. The current building was constructed in 1839.

Thank jobinchry
Reviewed 27 September 2017

A couple of my guides and tourbooks said that this was a top 10 place to see, so I actually stayed nearby and went there on my tour of this part of Singapore which included Chinatown as well. It is just down from the MTR...More

1  Thank finesilver
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is the temple located on the CBD of Singapore. The architectural design is magnificent. The religious decor and ambience of the setting is very sensitive and serene. Great photo opportunities on another Singapore street of restaurants and shops. This visit was worth a trip...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Saw this as part of Chinatown walking tour. Lovely small temple with interesting carvings. Keep an eye out for the bats that live in the rafters of pitched roof

2  Thank BusinessBear
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a beautiful chinese temple in the middle of the business district. Very well kept, and has a neighbouring temple that is amazing too!

Thank Pranav N
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It is the oldest Chinese temple in Singapore and is dedicated to Mazu (Goddess of the Sea). It is known the Temple of Heavenly Happiness a quite serene walking around the temple. There are a number of detailed carvings, dragon sculptures and deities. The architecture...More

Thank Darice S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This beautiful little temple is a most see when in Singapore, there is peace and quiet and very many details to dug into, so I will recommend it.

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you've never seen a Chinese temple before, its was very enjoyable wandering around looking closely at the expressions on the faces of the gods. Look up at the rafters under the roof. Burn a stick & make a wish.

Thank saxondean
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Disappointed it was close in the middle of day. At the internet everybody writes that is open from 9-21 hour. But we visited it 18.00 o clock and it was closed. They must fix this because many tourists can't see it because of this

1  Thank Greco S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We visited here on our Chinatown walking tour and if our guide had not have point them out we wouldn’t have seen or know about the bats. Be that the ones in the stonework or the live ones that make their home here. A very...More

Thank Adrian T
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Response from Oylin65 | Reviewed this property |
The Augmented Reality functions are found in the LocoMole app. It is the Telok Ayer trail in the app.