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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Singapore

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Feel the presence of a sacred religious artifact at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, featuring impressive architecture and a large collection of Buddhist relics that provide it with an air of historical grandeur. You can see the golden stupa that protects the tooth relic from a public viewing area, and remember that only monks can enter in the inner chamber. Take the elevator to the rooftop garden for a moment of quiet surrounded by nature. Dress respectfully in clothing that covers your shoulders and legs before entering the temple. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Singapore holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Buddhist temple of wood that will impress you see inside, is filled with Buddhas covering the walls. Has 4 plants, in the main you will find to a lot of monks praying next to enough people, is curious view as read. In the upper floors is the Museum with the relic of Buddha in the basement you can eat in a restaurant vegetarian, very rich and cheap, we ate rice, rolls and chicken, with drink for €8 (we were 3)
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  • The temple is located in the area of Chinatown and basically the coolest object in this part of the city. With out an interesting architecturally, and inside the throbbing glow of gilding. Really impressive interior. It is worth here and spend a few minutes in silence. I highly recommend it.
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  • The temple is a landmark in Chinatown. It was very busy but not overcrowded. This is an active temple with several different areas to explore. The tooth relic is not on the main floor and is not easy ...  more »
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  • A PIOUS PLACE OF PEACE.WONDERFUL PAINTINGS /PICTURES OF LORD BUDDHA WHICH MAKE US TO REALIZE THE MEANING OF LIFE.UNIQUE PLACE OF WORSHIP. EVERYBODY SHOULD VISIT THIS PLACE AND TRY TO UNDERSTAND & FOLLOW WHAT LORD BUDDHA PREACHED TO THE WORLD.THE STATUTES ARE AMAZING WHICH MAKE US TO FEEL THAT THEY ARE REAL.
  • This temple is really beautiful and well-maintained. The entire place is very calming (air-conditioned no less), and there is even a chamber on level 4 with elevated areas near the windows for you to do some mediation/self-reflections (cushions provided). Do check out the roof garden too which is beautifully adorned with many plants, and also houses a giant prayer wheel for you to spin.
  • Typical Buddhist temple. Houses over thousands of Buddha idols each of different styles and postures. Their prayers are very soothing to hear. And this is the only temple where I have seen people are allowed to go inside without having to remove your footware
  • Easily accessible, doesn't require queuing or anything like that, just a very good insight to the Buddhist culture and their worships. Worth a trip to visit. Also fully air conditioned and very majestic sculptures. Just remember not to wear hats or revealing shorts as it is a religious place.
  • A stunning new build temple set in an old style. Sort of retro futuristic in a weird way? In any case, this place is beautiful serene, calm and peaceful. There are many photo opportunities to be had here, though it's best to be mindful of how snap happy you get. The walls are adorned with different Buddhas, and the room at the back provides enjoyment for finding the Buddha that matches the year of your birth and animal. Definitely worth a visit when in Chinatown