Places of Worship
As a multicultural society, Singaporeans of different faiths live, work and play beside each other, their religions flourishingly harmoniously despite their apparent differences. Besides visiting the ethnic quarters, a good way to immerse yourself in Singapore's diverse cultures is to step into one of the many mosques, temples, churches or synagogues here. Read about the most popular places of worship, and learn about some of the more unusual practices and beliefs in Singapore. As a multicultural society, Singaporeans of different faiths live, work and play beside each other, their religions flourishingly harmoniously despite their apparent differences.
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The oldest Christian church in Singapore, it features traditional Armenian architecture in its interior and exterior.
Saint Andrew's Cathedral
Visit the Saint Andrew's Cathedral to witness the endurance of this national monument over the years.
Located in Kampong Glam, the historical and picturesque Sultan Mosque is at the heart of Singapore's Muslim community.
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
Visit the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum to experience the spirituality, tradition and history behind the religion and its founder, Buddha, himself.
Sri Mariamman Temple
The oldest Hindu temple in Singapore which presently serves as a house of worship for both its believers and visitors.
Hajjah Fatimah Mosque
This quaint mosque represents a multicultural society with a mix of Islamic, Chinese and European architectural styles.
Bright Hill Temple
Marvel at this majestic monastery adorned with intricate architectural designs and statues of Buddha and Bodhisattva.
Central Sikh Temple
The Central Sikh Temple at Boon Keng Road is the main Sikh Gurdwara in Singapore, boasting exuberant architecture, a rich history and providing warm hospitality for their guests.
Thian Hock Keng Temple
Built in 1839 based on southern Chinese architectural styles, this is one of Singapore's oldest Chinese temples.
Kuan Yin Thong Hood Cho Temple
A traditional Chinese temple known to bring worshipers good luck after praying to Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy.
Maghain Aboth Synagogue
The Maghain Aboth Synagogue serves the small Jewish population in Singapore, observing traditional Jewish services and festivals, and opening their doors to general public all year round.
Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery
Escape from Singapore's city life and seek peaceful sanctuary at this Buddhist monastery, now a National Monument.
Abdul Gaffoor Mosque
The Abdul Gaffoor Mosque is erected as a testament to the early Tamil Muslim settlers, and boasts the infusion of various architectural details from Moorish to Saracenic and Roman designs.
Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple
The temple serves the needs of the Hindus in Singapore and is also the meeting place of Hindu tourists and workers.
The beautiful blend of Islamic, South Indian, Chinese and Western architecture of the Jamae Mosque stands out in the heart of Chinatown, and was designed as a national monument.