Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery
Address:184E Jalan Toa Payoh, Singapore 319941
Getting there:A short walk from Toa Payoh MRT Station (NS19).
Operating Hours:Daily from 7.30am - 5pm.
Description: Escape from Singapore's city life and visit the Toa Payoh housing estate to find peaceful sanctuary at this Buddhist/Confucian monastery. As the oldest Buddhist monastery in Singapore, Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery is the only Buddhist monastery that has become a National Monument, emphasising its historical and architectural value to the community. It has three halls, the Hall of Celestial Kings, the Mahavira Hall and the Dharma Hall. You'll find unique architecture of the monastery and intricate detailling of the Buddhas.