Popular religious places in Singapore

Here's a list of Popular religious places in Singapore recommended by our experts:

Shopping is a favourite national pastime in Singapore, but this tiny island nation is more than a city of glitzy shopping malls. Treat yourself and your traveller buddies to a taste of religion(s) and a blast from the past when in Singapore – because, it turns out, looking beneath the shiny surface is worth your while! The city is more than extravagant shopping and ultramodern urban experiences. It proudly showcases a great number of religious sites that give you a glimpse and an insight into the city‘s colourful ethnic diversity. Any trip to Singapore must include a tour of the diverse religious sites. Singapore is definitely still full of surprises that have stood the test of time. Singapore has a large number of Hindu, Buddhist and Taoist temples, churches and mosques of striking beauty. These religious sites are some of the most striking assets of the country. Famously multi-religious, freedom of religion is important in Singapore. People of various faiths co-exist in harmony here. The vibrant city features a blend of ethnic groups and their influences which are creatively preserved in the different religious sites. The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is a remarkable four-story temple built in a style based on the Buddhist mandala and integrated with the Buddhism of the Tang dynasty. We have rounded up some of famous religious places in Singapore. Take a look:

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

Temple in Singapore
KidsYouthArt And CultureSpiritual

The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum is a living cultural monument in the heart of Chinatown featuring exhibitions relating to various facets of religious ...

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Temple in Singapore
ArcheologyArchitectureArt And CultureHistory

At the heart of Little India on Serangoon Road, the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is dedicated to the ferocious Hindu Goddess of power, Kali. Her images - often ...

St Andrew's Cathedral

Church in Singapore
Art And CultureHistoryPilgrimageSingles

Situated in the Civic District, the St Andrew's Cathedral is the largest and first Anglican Church in Singapore. Designed by Colonel Ronald McPherson in a Neo-...

Thian Hock Keng Temple

Temple in Singapore
Art And CultureHistoryPilgrimage

Thian Hock Keng Temple, 158 Telok Ayer St,+65-64234616. The oldest Hokkien temple in Singapore, dating back to 1821, although the structure was thoroughly ...

Sultan Mosque

Mosque in Singapore
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Masjid Sultan or Sultan Mosque is located at Muscat Street and North Bridge Road within the Kampong Glam district of Rochor Planning Area in Singapore...

Sri Mariamman Temple

Temple in Singapore
ArcheologyArchitectureArt And CultureSpiritual

Make a quick stop at the Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore's oldest Hindu temple that dates back to 1827. Located in Chinatown, Mariamman Kovil or Kling Street ...

Armenian Church

Church in Singapore
KidsArt And CultureWeekendsHistory

Built in 1835, The Armenian Church on Hill Street is the oldest Christian church in Singapore. Designed by Irish architect George Coleman, the church is ...

Jamae Mosque

Mosque in Singapore
ArchitectureSeniorsArt And CultureHistory

Built in 1826, the Jamae Chulia Mosque was the first of three mosques in Chinatown erected by the Chulias, who were Tamil Muslims from the Coromandel Coast of ...

Temple Of 1,000 Lights (sakya Muni Buddha Gaya)

Temple in Singapore
KidsArt And CultureWeekendsHistory

One of the most prominent and widely visited Buddhist temples in Singapore, The Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple is often referred to as the Temple of 1,000 Lights...

Church Of The Holy Cross

Church in Singapore

This journey to know the Catholic Faith is for all non-Christians and baptized Christians. If you know of someone who is searching for God, who is trying to ...

Siong Lim Temple

Temple in Singapore

Siong Lim Temple, an old and large Buddhist temple, commemorates Lord Buddha's birth and death. In English, Siong Lim Temple can be translated as 'the Twin ...

Palelai Buddhist Temple

Temple in Singapore
Must See

The Palelai Buddhist Temple is located at 49 Bedok Walk which is opposite the Simpang Bedok Post Office. The last time I visited this temple was more than 10 ...

Tan Si Chong Chu Temple

Temple in Singapore

Established around 1876 as the Tan clan's ancestral temple and assembly hall, the Tan Si Chong Su Temple is said to have excellent "feng shui" (Chinese geomancy...