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Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Temple

88 Bright Hill Road Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, Singapore 574117, Singapore
+65 6849 5300
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This would be our No 1 place to visit in Singapore

It is a series of buildings with incredible roofs and the insides are even more stunning. We made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lindahollins
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Poole, United Kingdom
Chinese New Years Eve day visit

This place was a feast for the eyes. We happened to be there late morning on the Lunar NY Eve, and... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Michaela
,
El Dorado Hills, CA
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88 Bright Hill Road Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, Singapore 574117, Singapore
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+65 6849 5300
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"in south east asia"
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"grand buddha"
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"gigantic buddha"
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"vegetarian noodles"
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"festive days"
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"worth a visit"
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"worship"
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"crematorium"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a series of buildings with incredible roofs and the insides are even more stunning. We made our own way there on a Friday and never saw another tourist. Easy to get there by bus. We took the 162 bus from Esplanade to Bright...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This place was a feast for the eyes. We happened to be there late morning on the Lunar NY Eve, and it was so fascinating. All of the people rushing around to bring offerings to their ancestors and to pray. The monks were actively preparing...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Located away from the tourist trail is this amazing temple. Particularly loved the stream and pond with turtles and fish. They have a great vegetarian restaurant.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Bright hill temple,the biggest buddhist monastery(university) in south east asia. the grand buddha,lotus buddha(观音普萨)and the little buddha are one of the landmark of temple

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Singapore biggest monastery . A must to visit. Lot of Instagramable buddha and temple halls. Very delicious free flow hot free vegetarian noodle soups. Clean and quiet hall with incense burning. It not the oldest temple but worth a visit.

1  Thank Kean L
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing complex of buildings in a beautiful park built in the early 20th century. Easy to reach and worth to see. It is a working Buddhist monastery open for visitors and worship. Very clean and well maintained.

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is such a beautiful and peaceful place away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Even though it is right in the heart of Singapore, it feels like a million miles away. You cannot help but be transported when you gaze upon...More

1  Thank Susan J
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place is also called the Bright Hill Temple. At the entrance there is the beautiful Buddha with the past, present and the future Buddha statues where one can offer candles and incense sticks. Just beside the entrance is a flight of stairs to another...More

1  Thank keentraveller27
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I love Bright Hill Temple! It was so beautiful. It included the Biggest Buddhist Monastery in South East Asia! I loved it! The only thing was, the religion I respected but the people were awful always shoving us. I guess that is due to the...More

1  Thank freddiemgreen
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Buddhist University/Monastery with a fascinating campus. First stop has to be to see the Grand Buddha on the 4th floor of the Main Temple . As this was part of an outside tour we were given detailed escort through the grounds. The Lotus Buddha, Bodhisattva...More

1  Thank Montreal61
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