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  • Sri Mariamman Temple

    1. Sri Mariamman Temple

    Chinatown | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Singapore's oldest Hindu temple has a pagoda-like entrance topped by one of the most ornate gopurams (pyramidal gateway towers) you're likely...Read More

    Sri Mariamman Temple
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

    2. Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

    Little India | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Dedicated to Vishnu the Preserver, the temple is easy to recognize by its 60-foot-high monumental gopuram, with tiers of intricate sculptures...Read More

    Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple
  • Sultan Mosque

    3. Sultan Mosque

    Kampong Glam | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The first mosque on this site was built in the early 1820s with a S$3,000 grant from the East India Company. The current structure, built in...Read More

    Sultan Mosque
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple

    4. Thian Hock Keng Temple

    Chinatown | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This structure—the Temple of Heavenly Happiness—was completed in 1842 to replace a simple shrine built 20 years earlier. It's one of Singapore...Read More

    Thian Hock Keng Temple
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  • 5. Abdul Gaffoor Mosque

    Little India | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This mosque was completed in 1910 and has recently been restored. Though it has none of the exotic, multicolor statuary of the Hindu temples...Read More

  • 6. Al-Abrar Mosque

    Chinatown | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    In 1827 when the original thatch hut stood here, it was one of Singapore's first mosques for its Indian Muslims. Also known as Kuchu Palli ...Read More

  • 7. Armenian Church

    CBD | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Also known as the Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator, this is one of Singapore's most elegant buildings. Built in 1835, this is the republic...Read More

  • 8. Chettiar Temple

    Clarke Quay | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Also known as Sri Thendayuthapani Temple, this southern Indian temple, home to numerous shrines, is a replacement for the original, which was...Read More

  • 9. Hajjah Fatimah Mosque

    Kampong Glam | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    In 1845 Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy Muslim woman married to a Bugis trader, commissioned a British architect to build this mosque ( hajjah is...Read More

  • 10. Jamae Mosque

    Chinatown | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Popularly called Masjid Chulia, this simple, almost austere mosque was built in 1826 by Chulia Muslims from India's Coromandel Coast, on its...Read More

  • 11. Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Temple

    Clementi | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The Bright Hill Temple, as it's commonly known, is Singapore's largest Mahayana temple. It's in a relatively modern complex of Buddhist temples...Read More

  • 12. Kusu Island

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Less than four miles southwest of Singapore, Kusu is one of the Southern Islands. The island, whose name means "turtle" in Chinese, is known...Read More

  • 13. Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple

    Bugis | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The dusty, incense-filled interior of this popular temple has altars heaped with hundreds of small statues of gods from the Chinese pantheon...Read More

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  • 14. Leong San See Temple

    Little India | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This temple's main altar is dedicated to Kuan Yin—also known as Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara—and is framed by beautiful, ornate carvings of flowers...Read More

  • 15. Malabar Muslim Jama-Ath Mosque

    Kampong Glam | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    In 1848 the sultan granted this land for use as a burial ground to the Jawi Peranakan community, which was made up of the offspring of Indian...Read More

  • 16. Nagore Durgha Shrine

    Chinatown | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This odd mix of minarets and Greek columns was built by South Indian Muslims in 1830. Inside it's now decorated with tiny lights. ...Read More

  • 17. Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

    Little India | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Dedicated to Kali the Courageous, a ferocious incarnation of Shiva's wife, Parvati the Beautiful, this temple was built in 1881 by indentured...Read More

  • 18. St. Andrew's Cathedral

    CBD | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The first church at this site was constructed in 1834, but was demolished in 1852 following two lightning strikes. Some suggested that before...Read More

  • 19. Wak Hai Cheng Bio Temple

    CBD | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Built in 1826 by Teochew Chinese from Guangdong Province and dedicated to the goddess of the sea, this is one of Singapore's oldest Taoist temples...Read More

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