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  • 13 Keong Saik Road

    13 Keong Saik Road

    Dedicated to the 18-armed Cundhi Bodhisattva, Cundhi Gong (准提宫) was built in 1928 in the Nanyang style which incorporates Hokkien and shophouse-styled architecture. The temple was important to the celibate Cantonese majie (妈姐) community, who worked in Singapore as domestic workers, as it was the place where they made their vows of celibacy.

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    Community & Religious
  • Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha

    Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha

    Established in 1918, the Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha has been in existence as a religious association in Singapore for over 100 years. It testifies to the growth of Singapore’s Sikh community, from its earliest days to the present day.

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    Community & Religious
  • Nanyang Sacred Union Building

    Nanyang Sacred Union Building

    The Nanyang Sacred Union Building is open to members only and opens its doors to the public once a year in an elaborate affair for the annual celebration of Confucius’s birthday.

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    Community & Religious
  • Seng Wong Beo Temple

    Hidden behind red gates at the heart of Tanjong Pagar area, Seng Wong Beo Temple (都城隍庙) is one of only two temples in Singapore that continues to conduct the Chinese Ghost Marriage ritual.

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    Community & Religious
  • Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple

    Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple

    Under the stewardship of a group of distinguished moneylenders, the humble metal-roofed temple has evolved into a grand edifice that stands in Chinatown today.

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    Community & Religious
  • Sharifah Rogayah Keramat

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    Also a marked grave, this keramat is said to commemorate Sharifah Rogayah, who was said to be the granddaughter of Singapore’s famous Muslim holy man Habib Noh. However, it is said that the shrine does not hold her body, and the shrine’s origins remain unknown.

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    Community & Religious
  • Sree Ramar Temple

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    Having begun as a shrine at the foot of a tree, the Sree Ramar Temple has become the spiritual centre for the Hindu community in the east of Singapore. It is the only temple of its kind in South East Asia dedicated to the worship of the Hindu god Rama.

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    Community & Religious
  • Saint Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah)

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    Built in the 1846 by French missionaries, St Joseph’s Church later went through several renovations to cater to its budding parish. It was also where the passionate Father Joachim Teng served for two decades during the post-war era.

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    Community & Religious
  • Tong Whye Temple

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    Tong Whye Temple was established in 1932 by Hokkein migrants from southern Fujian in China. The migrants, who settled at the 10.5 milestone of Jurong Road, named the temple after their hometown temple in Quanzhou.

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    Community & Religious, Culture & Community
  • Church of the True Light

    Church of the True Light

    The Anglican Church of the True Light originally served mainly Chinese trishaw riders.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, Community & Religious, Community, Educational, Sites & Structures, National History
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