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Built between 1908 and 1913, the Hong San See temple, located along Mohamed Sultan Road, was originally located at Tras Street in Tanjong Pagar in 1829. Established by the Hokkien people of the Lam Ann clan, this temple is dedicated to Guang Ze Zun...more
31 Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore 238975, Singapore
The temple is located very close to the Fort Canning/Clarke Quay MRT stations, and despite being in a large urban area, it is not that crowded. The two times I went, there were very few people there aside from a few worshipers. The temple itself...More
Can you find them all?
1. Heavenly Lantern: representing the Jade Emperor
2. Guang Ze Zun Wang: the patron dirty of the temple sitting with his consort
3. Dragon fish: carvings
4. Phoenix guardians: inspired by the temple's name
5. Water buffalo: statues
Having lived in Hong Kong and traveled extensively in Asia I have visited more than a few Chinese temples and whilst in Singapore I thought I'd take a look at Hong San See. Erected by migrants from Fujian province of China over 100 years ago...More
Located at 30 Mohamed Sultan Road among rows of cafes and restaurants, this Nan Ann clan temple was built in 1836 by a Chinese migrant from Fukien province of China. It moved from its original site on Wallich Road to its present site. It is...More
We have visited this little temple while we walked around the river.
It is high above the street level and you need to climb few steps to enter.
Looks similar to many other Chinese temples but still very pretty and peaceful as we were the...More
I was driving my way along River Valley Road to the Buddhist Lodge at Kim Yam Road when I noticed the road signboard indicating this temple. While my mother was busy praying at the Buddhist Lodge, I walked to this temple to have a look....More
I've been walking past this temple on many occasions over the years but have never actually ventured inside until today. It's a pretty structure with a commanding view right in the centre of Mohamed Sultan road. On a weekday the place is almost empty except...More
This place is beautiful, the architecture is just magnificent, place is open daily, closes exactly by 5pm. Buy your joss sticks from the temple keeper and pray. If not interested, you are welcomed to take photos, do not use flash or tripod though. Feel free...More