Located in the heart of Chinatown, the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple showcases Tang style architecture. It was built in 2007 to house the tooth relic of Buddha. Other sacred relics of the Buddha like bone and tongue are also housed in the temple. The architecture of the temple is a mesmerizing combination of the elements and history of both the Tang Dynasty and the Buddhist Mandala. The temple is a must-visit for its architectural brilliance and also features exhibits of Buddhist culture.
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Thian Hock Keng Temple is known as a Temple of Heavenly Happiness. It is also reckoned as the oldest Hoklo temple of Singapore. Thian Hock Keng Temple comprises of main temple, which is dedicated to Mazu. The other temple is a Budhist temple and is dedicated to Kuan Yin. In July 1973, Thian Hock Keng Temple was declared a national monument.
Thian Hock Keng Temple is constructed very much like southern China’s Thian Hock Keng. The architectural style is almost same.
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Chinatown Heritage Center is located in Singapore. It is incorporated in a three storey vertical and attempts to recreate the Singapore of 1950s. The museum gives a glimpse of the heritage of Singapore. The visitors can also see insightful videos in the museum.
Apprises About Chinese ImmigrantsIt is a museum narrating the touching story of how immigrants once lived in the most unpleasant conditions. These immigrants or 'sinkheh' had chosen to come to Singapore from China to earn a living and settled here. The mu... read more
The oldest Hindu temple of Singapore, Sri Mariamman Temple is situated at 244 South Bridge Road in Chinatown district. The temple is built in Dravidian style and reckoned as an agamic temple. The temple has claimed its name to fame because of its architecture and historical significance. It is a National Monument and managed by Hindu Endowments Board.
The temple is decorated with sculptures of Hindu deities. It is also adorned with ornamental decorations and bevy of figures.
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Thien Hau Temple is situated in Cholon/Chinatown district of Ho Chi Minh City (1092 kilometers away from Singapore). As the name of the temple suggests, the temple is dedicated to the Lady of the Sea called Thien Hau. Many also call Thien Hau as "Mazu".
The interior of the temple comprises of a courtyard that has been covered partially. There is also an altar to Thien Hau at the end of the courtyard. There are various exposed portions in the courtyard too and these comprise of incense burners... read more