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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.
158 Telok Ayer Street | Chinatown, Singapore 068613, Singapore
+65 6423 4616
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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

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 2 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 20 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

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

1  Thank PeterLanky
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore. Tucked away in a side street, you really do need to look for it - though there are plenty of street signs. Free admission, and welcomes visitors as long as they behave respectfully. Worth seeking out

1  Thank DadaGee
Reviewed 11 February 2018

If you visit just one temple in Singapore it should be this one. It took us a while to find it on foot, we kept getting lost but in the process came across some great streets full of atmosphere. When we eventually found the temple...More

Thank Katteer
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Interesting to pop in if you are exploring in this part of Singapore that has quaint shophouses and cosy eateries. No entrance fee and visitors are welcome. However as with most place of spiritual worship, visitors are expected to be appropriately dressed and a certain...More

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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.