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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
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+65 6423 4616
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Right in the heart of Chinatown district, lies the oldest chinese temple in Singapore. Originaly built to honour "Mazu", the chinese goddess of the sea, by the local fishermen and visiting sailors. It is now a National monument of Singapore. Other chinese deities are worshiped...More

Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a beautiful, old Buddhist Temple that's well worth a visit. if you go don't forget to have a walk down Amoy street behind the temple where you can see one of Yip Yew Chong's fabulous murals on the Temple's back wall. If this...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

For temple lovers or even if your just sight seeing this is a very beautiful temple not as big and different to the Buddha tooth relic but still worth a visit your going to get some nice photos.

Thank 38Russ
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of the oldest temple in Singapore. It is situated in Telok Ayer Street with preserved stretch of shophouses preserved by the government. It houses various god and goddess so a great place for you to learn their story as there are explanation...More

1  Thank Peggy T
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I decided to see this temple on way ,its lovely and free to pop in to see,not a very big area though

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This temple is not to be missed. It’s an UNESCO site, filled with history and culture. It is a working temple and always active and you can experience how it is used today. Stunningly beautiful it allows you to see old and new Singapore together...More

Thank CherelynHY
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The attention to detail and care taken with the temple is inspiring. Even the grates on the sidewalk are ornate and well maintained.

Thank Karina B
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I think this is the most exciting Taoist temple with Singapore, located a little off the Chinese Quarter, but walking is worth it.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I suppose it depends on what you are into..., we had a limited time in Singapore so sort this place out whilst in China Town, it is worth a visit as the building is very nice, but you will be in an out within 30...More

1  Thank agill2407
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Located on Telok Ayer St, it is very close to two other religious buildings so makes an interesting part of a mini temple tour. The building was originally on the sea front in Singapore, so just being there gives an insight into how Singapore has...More

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The Augmented Reality functions are found in the LocoMole app. It is the Telok Ayer trail in the app.
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