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Singapore Temples

Looking to indulge in a diverse culture and have fun by visiting some notable places in Singapore? Singapore has been a growing sensation especially for a number of beautiful temples and shrines.

For those who are interested in visiting an ancient area of spirituality, you may want to consider the many temples located in Singapore.

Singapore Buddhist, Hindu & Chinese Temples, Opening Times, List & Map




The Sri Mariamman Temple is one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples. This magnificent monument of architecture is located in the downtown area of the Chinatown district. This building mainly serves as a temple for Singaporeans who profess the Hindu faith. Founded in 1827 by Naraina Pillai, this temple has become a site of national significance that is rich in history.

The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum was built to house the Buddha Tooth Relic in a stupa made out of gold and contributed to by its followers. Chief Abbot Venerable Shi Fa Zhao designed it with his local and foreign advisers relying on the style from the Tang Dynasty.

The Thian Hock Keng Temple is one of Singapore’s most important Hokkien temples. Located on what used to be the shoreline, it was a must-stop destination to thousands of Chinese immigrants in the past. It was built using southern Chinese aspects and was dedicated to ‘Mazu’, who was known by Taoists as the protector of seamen in their voyages ever since 1821.

There are so many temples to see whilst you are in Singapore. Make sure to check out the links below to view all the major Chinese, Buddhist and Hindu temples.



Leong San See Temple

Leong San See Temple

Kallang, Singapore

The Leong San Temple is a Chinese Buddhist temple that has been around since 1917. It was established by the Reverend Chun Wu, who came to Singapore in 1913 carrying just a statue of the Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin, and...

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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple And Museum

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

Outram, Singapore

The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum is located in Chinatown. It was built to house the Buddha Tooth Relic in a stupa made out of gold and contributed to by its followers. Chief Abbot Venerable Shi Fa Zhao designed...

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Sri Mariamman Temple

Sri Mariamman Temple

Outram, Singapore

The Sri Mariamman Temple is one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples. This magnificent monument of architecture is located in the downtown area of the Chinatown district. This building mainly serves as a temple for...

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Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

Kallang, Singapore

The Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple is an old temple built to worship the god Vishnu. It’s one of Singapore’s earliest religious monuments, whose history dates back to 1855. Originally known as the Narasinga...

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Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple

Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple

Outram, Singapore

The Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple has a long and rich history dating back to 1920. Back then, the government first acquired the temple land, which was initially intended to be used as part of a hospital extension...

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Yueh Hai Ching Temple

Yueh Hai Ching Temple

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Yueh Hai Ching Temple is one of the oldest Chinese temples in Singapore. Sometimes referred to as the Wak Hai Cheng Bio, this temple is tucked amongst the massive modern skyscrapers within the Central Business...

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Thekchen Choling

Thekchen Choling

Kallang, Singapore

Thekchen Choling is a small Buddhist temple in Singapore, which promotes non-sectarian Buddhism with an emphasis on Mahayana and Theravada teachings. The origins of the temple date back to 1999 when the late Geshe Lama...

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Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple

Kallang, Singapore

The Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple is one of the most prominent and popular Buddhist temples in Singapore. Located in the picturesque Indian Quarter, Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple was founded by a Thai Monk who visited...

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Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple

Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple

Kallang, Singapore

The Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple was erected as a tribute to the Hindu deity named Kaliamman; recognised as the Destroyer of Evil. It started as a modest shrine in 1870 but has undergone several renovations. Today...

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Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery

Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery

Bishan, Singapore

Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery is one of the most sacred places in Singapore. The monastery which dates back to the early 20th century and is the largest Buddhist temple in Singapore. Under the leadership of...

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Thian Hock Keng Temple

Thian Hock Keng Temple

Outram, Singapore

The Thian Hock Keng Temple is one of Singapore’s most important Hokkien temples. Located on what used to be the shoreline (before the land reclamation work began in the 1880s), it was a must-stop destination to...

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Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Rochor, Singapore

The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is located right in the heart of Little India and is one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples. Temple is was built in 1881 and is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, fierce...

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Sri Thendayuthapani Temple

Sri Thendayuthapani Temple

Museum, Singapore

Your visit to Singapore is simply not complete if you haven’t visited the Sri Thendayuthapani Temple. Also known as the Chettiars’ Temple, it was constructed in 1859 making it one of the oldest temples in...

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Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple

Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple

Marine Parade, Singapore

An exquisite example of cultural exchange, the Sri Senpaga Vinayagar temple sits in the Ceylon road of Singapore. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Hindu god of prosperity (also known as Vinayagar) the temple is a...

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Sri Krishnan Temple

Sri Krishnan Temple

Rochor, Singapore

Visitors and tourists to Singapore, especially those visiting Waterloo Street, will find it impossible to miss the Sri Krishnan Temple. Established in 1870, this spectacular religious temple was initially a tree...

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Maghain Aboth Synagogue

Maghain Aboth Synagogue

Rochor, Singapore

The Maghain Aboth Synagogue, which means ‘The Shield of our Fathers’, was constructed in 1878 by Manasseh Meyer, and is one of the oldest Jewish structures that still stands in Southeast Asia. It is located...

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Lian Shan Shuang Lin Temple

Lian Shan Shuang Lin Temple

Toa Payoh, Singapore

At the heart of Singapore sits a beautiful Buddhist temple known as the Lian Shan Shuang Lin Temple. This temple is located in the suburb of Toa Payoh and its name roughly translates to “The Twin Groves of the...

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Hong San See

Hong San See

River Valley, Singapore

Hong San See is a Chinese temple located along Mohamed Sultan Road in Singapore. The temple, whose name means, “Temple on Phoenix Hill”, is dedicated to the God of Fortune, known as Guang Ze Zun Wang. Hong...

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Sri Sivan Temple

Sri Sivan Temple

Geylang, Singapore

The Sri Sivan Temple is a Hindu temple in Singapore built to worship the god Shiva. Its original location was in Potong Pasir, although it was relocated thrice before its current location. Sri Sivan Temple, Timings...

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Loyang Tua Pek Kong

Loyang Tua Pek Kong

Pasir Ris, Singapore

The Loyang Tua Pek Kong Temple is one of the few temples found in Singapore with Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist religious deities for worship under one roof. Devotees from all religions and walks of life are welcome to...

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Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple

Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple

Rochor, Singapore

The Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple is a historical Buddhist temple dedicated to the worship of the Chinese goddess of mercy, Guan Yin. It’s one of the oldest temples in Singapore, having been built back in 1884 and...

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Central Sikh Gurdwara

Central Sikh Gurdwara

Bendemeer, Singapore

The Central Sikh Gurdwara is an important place of worship for Singapore’s Sikh community. It was originally known as the Queen Street Gurdwara when it was built in 1912 due to its previous location on Queen...

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Sasanaramsi Burmese Buddhist Temple

Sasanaramsi Burmese Buddhist Temple

Novena, Singapore

The Sasanaramsi Burmese Buddhist Temple is the only Burmese Buddhist temple in Singapore. Also known as the Maha Sasana Ramsi, this temple is the oldest Theraveda establishment in the country, as its origins date back...

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