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sailors temple

interesting historic temple. was founded as a place for sailors between china and singapore to... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Dazzling restoration of early Chinese traders' landmark temple.

Nestled among the soaring office towers of the CBD, this beautifully restored temple is an elegant... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2015
Wendell D
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New York City, New York
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26 Jan 2018
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30-B Phillip Street Wan Hai Cheng Bio Temple, Singapore 048696, Singapore
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

interesting historic temple. was founded as a place for sailors between china and singapore to pray. has many interesting features that will keep you amused for an hour or two

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The fresh smell of lacquer lingers behind the incense. Beautifully restored by Chinese craftsmen. What is somewhat missing now is the old family of "priests" who performed the Duke Jupiter ritual yearly. It's now a DIY affair and some of the magic seems lost.

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Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

This is a small temple located just a short walk from Raffles Place. Closes at 5pm but doesn't seem to get too buy on weekdays. It's worth a quick stop if you happen to be lunching in the vicinity: provides a nice contrast to all...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2015

Nestled among the soaring office towers of the CBD, this beautifully restored temple is an elegant testament to the early Chinese traders who helped found the city. Make sure to walk through the courtyard and enjoy the intricate sculptures on the roof and temple walls...More

1  Thank Wendell D
Reviewed 4 April 2012

Wak Hai Cheng Bio Temple is definitely a place worth visiting, then again visitors should not expect to see a huge temple. Currently the temple is under some renovation work, and I do hope that after that it will not lose its original "touch", as...More

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