Places of Worship
Singapore might be a small country but it is home to a wide variety of people from different cultures, religions and races. From temples to churches to mosques, these places reflect the diversity of the communities who live and worship here.
Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple
One of the oldest and popular Buddhist temples in Singapore, amongst devotees of Guan Yin, the Chinese goddess of mercy. Its architecture is that of the late-19th-century Chinese.
Loyang Tua Pek Kong Temple
One of the few temples in Singapore that has Hindu deities worshipped alongside Chinese deities. It is known for its 2m high statue of Ganesha - believed to be the largest of its kind here.
Pronounced ‘chimes’, this building was once a school and chapel. It retains its intricate plasterwork, wall frescoes,
and stained glass
An iconic landmark in the Kampong Gelam district, the mosque has massive golden domes and a huge prayer hall. It is a place dear to the Muslim community of Singapore.
Thian Hock Keng Temple
Builtin traditional southern Chinese style, this temple
is dedicated to Mazu, the Goddess of the Sea, as it
used to face the