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Relatively Quiet

The temple is located very close to the Fort Canning/Clarke Quay MRT stations, and despite being in... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
The_Traveling_Expat
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Chicago, Illinois
Treasure Hunt

Can you find them all? 1. Heavenly Lantern: representing the Jade Emperor 2. Guang Ze Zun Wang... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
shinraemonsam
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Sydney, Australia
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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
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

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 6. Burners:...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

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

Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 12 September 2016

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

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Reviewed 1 October 2015

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

1  Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

This is the place for a quiet prayer. The temple is rather small but the design is more intricate than other temples. There are hardly any visitors so I guess it is more for locals.

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Reviewed 8 August 2015

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

1  Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 29 December 2014

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

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 29 December 2013

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

2  Thank karhonleong
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