Religious Sites in Singapore

Religious Sites in Singapore, Singapore

Religious Sites in Singapore

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  • CK R
    Singapore, Singapore207 contributions
    Situated next to the Maxwell MRT and the Maxwell Food Centre is this oasis of peace. We walked into this temple without knowing its significance. But when we entered it, we suddenly felt a feeling of inner bliss which lasted even after we walked out. The many stories of the Buddha depicted on the walls in the form of statues were quite illuminating. Finally, we reached the main prayer hall, where despite us, we folded our hands and prostrated before the idol. What an elevating experience!
    Written 20 November 2022
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  • Chang Percy
    Taipei, Taiwan49 contributions
    This is an iconic landmark of Singapore! The building is gorgeous, impressive and well maintained. The ambience is calm and clean.
    Written 14 October 2022
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  • TheOExpress🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇭🇰
    Hong Kong, China4,153 contributions
    …plus very welcoming of non-worshippers. The frieze above the door is very impressive and makes this temple worth seeking out if only for a brief glance.
    Written 18 October 2022
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  • Chelsea B
    Milton Keynes, UK1,914 contributions
    There was a ceremony going on so we didn't feel comfortable entering the temple but there was lots to admire from outside. On top of the temple sits 6 tiers of brightly coloured Hindu Deities, making it one of the most impressive looking temples I've seen. 
    Written 15 July 2020
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  • Chang Percy
    Taipei, Taiwan49 contributions
    This large historical temple is situated near the Telok Ayer MRT station. It is easy to find. The decorations on its ceilings and rooftops are convoluted and colorful. The building is well maintained.
    Written 14 October 2022
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  • Nathan1000
    Melbourne, Australia1,014 contributions
    It is the general feel of the area that enhances this place. Numerous street stallholders, well-ordered and well-stocked, made us feel quite relaxed.
    Written 12 February 2022
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  • Merlion Singapore
    Singapore, Singapore34 contributions
    Been here many times especially during Wesak day and New Year for offering and Blessing. A spacious area with a few hall building and nice scenery. The cute things is little monk statue.
    Written 8 December 2019
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  • Chang Percy
    Taipei, Taiwan49 contributions
    This Hindu temple is located near the Farrer Park MRT station. The main gate is intricate and ornate. Statues are colorful and convoluted.
    Written 17 October 2022
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  • Chelsea B
    Milton Keynes, UK1,914 contributions
    The main cathedral in Singapore and a stunning example of the architecture of the area which I so adore, so striking and clean.
    Written 13 November 2020
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  • SharonJS2016
    England, UK59 contributions
    I went via taxi from another temple site but had problems getting one when leaving. However a lady in the office called one for me. The site looks big but it was easy to negotiate. The buildings were beautiful and you are free just to wonder at leisure there didn’t seem to be any facilities there? No toilets or place to get drink, so take water. If you like temples then it’s certainly worth trying to fit a visit in, there is no charge
    Written 31 October 2019
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  • shanks123
    Singapore, Singapore569 contributions
    Sri Krishnan temple is in Waterloo temple in the Bugis region in singapore . Very close to national library . This temple was established in 1870 and one of the oldest temple in singapore and the only temple for lord Krishna in singapore . It has recently undergone extensive renovation . Temple is always glowing like gold and is well attended .
    Written 16 March 2019
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  • Grover R
    Pensacola, FL16,956 contributions
    At the base of Ft. Canning hill in the colonial district you will find the oldest church in Singapore just edging out St. Andrews. Built in 1835 shortly after the creation of Singapore, it is an Armenian Church and built in Greek revival style, beautifully painted clean, white. Its exterior looks like so many early 19th Century churches in the US. However, inside it is a very interesting circular nave and sanctuary, still in a very historic setting. While we peeked in we could not take pictures due to an event. However it is a great structure to visit. Exterior alone is beautiful.
    Written 10 March 2020
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  • i_am_zim
    QC144 contributions
    I’ve been meaning to visit the temple for a while now. The carvings of the facade and their colors, from what i glimpsed from the main road looked quite interesting. I decided to drop by this very sunny morning. The light and the backdrop of blue skies resulted in some really great pictures.

    Pls make sure to wear proper attire - no shorts, no short skirts so that you can enter the temple. The staff were friendly and accomodating.
    Written 9 September 2020
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  • Lost In Asia
    Singapore, Singapore2,489 contributions
    The temple was originally set up by Venerable Vutthisara of Thailand. The present premises are located at Race Course Road in Singapore.

    The Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple is one of the most prominent and widely visited Buddhist temples in Singapore, often referred to as the Temple of 1,000 Lights. It features a 15-meter high statue of a seated Buddha, which weighs nearly 300 tons, as well as many smaller Buddha images and murals depicting the life of Shakyamuni Buddha. The large central statue is surrounded by a stylized aura made of numerous light bulbs—often lit during evening hours—from which the temple derives its nickname. In a small room beneath the altar is an image of a reclining Buddha, Buddha towards the end of his life, under a Yellow Saraka Tree.

    On Vesak Day, the annual holiday celebrating the birth and enlightenment of the Buddha, devotees donate money to the temple and in exchange are allowed to place gold leaf onto a small statue of the Buddha. As the day wears on, the Buddha is almost entirely covered in a fresh layer of gold leaves.

    The temple is open between 8.00 am and 4.45 pm daily.

    Admission is free.
    Written 29 December 2019
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  • Wandering Traveler
    Bridgeboro, GA2,651 contributions
    It's a beautiful facility and it was a pleasure to look at it. I was there during services and was unable to see the inside.
    Written 8 June 2017
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