Temples and Religious Sites in Singapore

Singapore is a city that is home to many different faiths and thus the host to many religious sites. This fusion of differing faiths, cultures and ethnic backgrounds gives the city a distinct and unique feel. When visiting Singapore, an exploration into these different religions can be a very educational experience. There are many different sites to see spread throughout the city and many are open to the public during non worship hours. When in Singapore these sites are without question a must see and there is no shortage of interesting churches, temples, and other religious sites to explore throughout the city.

Top Religious Sites to See in Singapore

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum - Without question this temple is the biggest tourist draw of any of the religious sites on this list. The extravagant temple is several floors tall and houses a place of worship and a museum. Located right in the center of China town, this is an excellent place to come and learn more about the Buddhist faith and view the Buddha Tooth Relic.

Buddhist Temple Singapore

Sri Veerama Kaliamman Temple - Along with Sri Mariamman, this is one of the most popular Hindu temples in Singapore. The temple is open to the public, though you must remove your shoes to enter. A very interesting little temple to see when in Little India and a great location for those who are familiar with the Hindu faith.

Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple - Located in the Little India district of Singapore this temple. The colorful temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples and the statue and ornate decoration is impeccable. Definitely a great site to visit when strolling through Little India, as guests is even allowed to enter the temple and pray if they first remove their shoes. With free entry and the ability to explore the temple, this is a great religious site to visit.

Hindu Temple Singapore

Thian Hock Keng Temple - This old Taoist Temple is beautiful and remarkably well preserved. Near the waterfront and close to many other attractions, the temple is well located and admittance is free. This is a great place to get a feel for the Far East and the religions that exist here. Though right in the heart of a busy area the temple is quiet and serene and makes a great place to visit when in the area.

Masjid Sultan Mosque - This massive Masjid Sultan Mosque is impressive to those of any faith. The Muslim mosque towers over the surrounding structures and is a main attraction for those exploring Singapore. The Mosque is open to the public and entry is free.

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