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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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Palace of Heavenly Happiness aka. Thian Hock Keng Temple is an old Chinese Temple located just a little bit outside of the busiest part of Chinatown. It was built to worship a Chinese sea goddess Mazu. Entrance to the Temple area is free.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank aleksileo
Reviewed 27 October 2018

In Singapore, it is very common to find different place of worships and Thian Hock Keng temple really stood out. It is one of the oldest Chinese Temple in the heart of Chinatown. It is definitely worth the visit and also to snap a couple...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheConciergeSupreme
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank karinam78
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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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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