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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  • This is one of the oldest temple in Singapore. It is situated in Telok Ayer Street with preserved stretch of shophouses preserved by the government. It houses various god and goddess so a great place ...  more »
  • I took pictures from outside, were preparing for a party, there was a ban on taking pictures so I'm not even entered.
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  • I decided to see this temple on way ,its lovely and free to pop in to see,not a very big area though  more »
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  • One of the tourist attraction in Singapore. Unfortunately, I can't take pictures in the premises. Can only show you the exterior of the temple that is in the heart of our busiest CBD area.
  • This the mural on the wall of the temple compound. It is situated at the rear , outside the temple. Often missed by visitors. Worth a look of a bigone Singapore.
  • Please go there before 5.00 pm Go to the behind the building.. you can see the painting on the wall. So beautifull.. and there is a park.. in there have few statues for take some pictures..
  • A place where every tourist visit the temple for good fortune...! Artistic and historical oriented place and quite calm...
  • This is a wow place, just beautiful and very old, you should visit there during the day hours and enjoy the smell and butifule colors
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