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If you’re looking to visit a grand temple in Singapore, stop by the famous Lian Shan Shuang Lin Temple in Toa Payoh, which has an elaborately decorated gateway, reached by a bridge, which opens into a courtyard.
184E Jalan Toa Payoh Siang Lim Sian LI Buddhist Temple, Singapore 319941, Singapore
I would really recommend anyone who loves arts and culture to this place. Take an hour or two to be immerse in the history of this place, it is 120 years old but very well-maintained.
It is my first visit to the monastery, even though...More
I was not sure what to expect when I decided to walk 1h30 to get to the monastery, but I saw it while crossing by taxi during my stay and was very drawn to it. I do not regret going, it was beautiful, enlightening, an...More
A beautiful Chinese temple lots of colourful buildings and ornate design.
A bit off the beaten track and when we were there there were no other tourists, unfortunately photographs were not permitted inside the temples
We took the 139 bus from orchard road which dropped...More
Way off the tourist trail but worth a visit. In the Toa Payoh area its behind a housing estate. Its only a short walk from the nearest bus stop. Interesting pagoda and temples and nice garden area. We seemed tp be the only tourists there....More
Today is my first visit to Lian Shan Shuang Lin Temple. I have been residing nearby within 10 minutes walking distance but never paid a visit in past 8 years.
Reminded by my dad who really loved this place, today finally I am making a...More
Monastery is in the middle of housing estate and not far from where I live. Found out beauty is right on my doorstep and no need to fly all over Asia to find a nice temple like this one. Is very big with many features....More
This is right off the tourist radar. Aside from people who've come for prayer or contemplation, you'll have the entire place to yourself. Beautiful statuary, buildings, pagoda... all in the Hokkienese style. Leave a donation and light a joss stick! Relax and enjoy the serenity....More
Wow! How glad we were to have gone. This temple is completely untouristy. We were the only Westerners. It’s quiet, huge, beautiful and super interesting. Unique glimpse into a functioning monastery in a totally local neighbourhood. Not mentioned in any guidebook. Go early morning.
This Buddhist temple reside at the heartland of Toa Payoh Housing Estate. When you drive in you will first come upon an old Taoist temple. You need to drive a little inner to Shuang Lin Temple. It’s majestic building is well decorated with colourful artwork...More
This Lian Shan Shuang Lin Shi (temple) are more than 100 years of history and culture.Different building and different prayer hall with historical and painted panels,culture statues.please take note that modest dress is encouraged (no revealing tops for ladies or mini skirt) .