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Temple of 1,000 Lights (Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya)

336 Race Course Rd., Singapore, Singapore
+65 6294 0714
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This Thai-influenced temple features numerous broad-ranging styles of Buddha representation.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
23 Nov 2016
“Beautiful People in a Peaceful Place”
23 Apr 2016
“A very different temple from the usual ones in Singapore”
336 Race Course Rd., Singapore, Singapore
+65 6294 0714
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

My second trip to Singapore necessitated a second visit to The Temple of 1,000 Lights. A modest temple, it features a 45-foot statue of a Thai-inspired Bhudda.When the attendants realize you are not a look-i-loo but someone generally interested int their faith they give generously...More

Thank mrshippie
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The temple was renovated by the Aw Boon brothers (of Tiger balm and Haw Par Villa fame), leaving marks of their involvement in and around the temple, like the Tiger and Jaguar at the entrance each representing one of the brothers. The temple is simple...More

1  Thank JoChabanis
Reviewed 11 July 2015

If have love for the sacred and the eastern philosophy - you must visit . The location is not too ideal but if you have a taste for The old monasteries this place is worth your time . Not for a hurried traveller with constraint...More

1  Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Located almost opposite a Taoist temple, this Buddhist temple contains a very large statue of Buddha. Footwear needs to be left outside, but didn't seem to be any objections to taking photographs inside. Wasn't too busy when I visited early on a Saturday afternoon. Worth...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 20 December 2014

This temple is very different with other Buddha Temple in the world. If you are a Buddhist, this is a very worthy place to discover. If you not, you also should visit it because of its beautiful construction.

Thank SamSingWee
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

The Temple Of 1000 lights is a Buddhist temple with Thai influence. He highlight of the temple apart from the huge Buddha statue at the enterance is the sleeping buddha at the back. If you take a walk around the temple you can see the...More

Thank Pravin L
Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

I am looking for it but I don't know what happened to the temple, one of the shop member said it was tear down. What a waste of time

Thank Sazzad S
Reviewed 21 September 2013

The outside of the temple is simple with lovely Thai decoration along the gable roof line culminating in a dragon on each tip. The front of the building has colourful paintings on the gable and relief statues on the facade above the 3 entrances. Under...More

2  Thank 35yrdream
Reviewed 5 April 2013

There is a big Buddha statue, and at the bottom, around the statue, the history of Buddha's life is written and illustrated with many other statues. In a small room inside, accessed at the backside, you can find a lying Buddha statue. There is another...More

2  Thank Culturetraveller12
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Interesting temple. No frills, not so modern but that does not stop me from making multiple visits here to worship Buddha.

5  Thank FireSpitter
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