Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple


Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Singapore

The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum is a Buddhist temple and museum complex located in the Chinatown district of Singapore. The temple is based on the Tang dynasty architectural style and built to house the tooth relic of the historical Buddha. It is claimed that the relic of Buddha from which it gains its name was found in 1980 in a collapsed stupa in Myanmar. Since opening, the temple has become a popular attraction within Chinatown. Simple vegetarian fare is served in the basement of the temple, though donations are accepted.

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103.8421275°N, 1.2816070°E

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Overall Rating:4.5


  ‘5‘ out of 5

“So grand! Fully air conditioned. Very convenient. Thy have lift to Level 4 where the tooth relic is. But no photo inside. I love the meditation area. My parents did a short meditation sessions. Zen”

  ‘5‘ out of 5

“A stunning place of reflection, worship and awe. Cover up and enter to witness a beautiful and well maintained historical temple. Within walking distance from Chinatown or Tanjong Pagar if you don’t mind the heat. ”

  ‘5‘ out of 5

“Very impressive Buddhist temple. Excessive for being Buddhist, so it might not be the typical Buddhist temple but it is well worth a visit. ”

  ‘5‘ out of 5

“This is one of the most impressive Buddhist temples I’ve seen so far. It is so inspirational! The temple is located in charming and lively China Town.”

  ‘5‘ out of 5

“Amazing temple must visit for any local or visitor alike. I go there often to eat great veg food at their cafe in the basement.”

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 4, 2016


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