Thian Hock Keng Temple, Singapore

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One of the oldest and most important Hokkien temples in the city, Thian Hock Keng Temple was built in the mid-19th century by the clan as a place of prayer for Chinese immigrants. To understand the temple’s stature in Indonesian history and culture, survey the plaque presented to the clan by the Qing Dynasty Emperor Guang Xu in 1907. The temple’s structure, steeped in a tradition of Ancient Chinese architecture, was built without nails. The clan used stone, tiles, and wood to craft the intricate, ornate carvings of dragons and phoenixes that adorn temple. Make Thian Hock Keng Temple a centerpiece of your Singapore vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Singapore trip maker website .
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  • The attention to detail and care taken with the temple is inspiring. Even the grates on the sidewalk are ornate and well maintained.  more »
  • I think this is the most exciting Taoist temple with Singapore, located a little off the Chinese Quarter, but walking is worth it.  more »
  • I suppose it depends on what you are into..., we had a limited time in Singapore so sort this place out whilst in China Town, it is worth a visit as the building is very nice, but you will be in an ou...  more »
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  • 19th century Chinese temple, dedicated to Mazu, the Goddess of the Sea, lovingly restored. Free entry, great temple ambience
  • Great Chinese architecture.... only admired from the outside.
  • one of the oldest temple . really serene and peaceful. love coming here whenever in singapore.
  • The place is very quite and peaceful, and you are not allowed to take pictures inside.
  • Busy during festive season by visiting tourist of all race & creed
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