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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum

The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum is a Tang-Styled Chinese Buddhist Temple in the heart of Chinatown. The temple features many facets of Buddhist arts and culture of Singapore. It also houses what the Buddhists regard as the Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic in a stupa weighing 3.5 tonnes and composed of 320 kg of gold donated by devotees.

The building was conceptualised and designed by the temple’s Chief Abbot Venerable Shi Fa Zhao, aided by a team of local and overseas consultants. Its grand design is based on the elements and history of Tang Dynasty and the Buddhist Mandala, the latter which is a representation of the Buddhist universe. So expect to find lots of references to both aspects. It also houses other sacred relics of the Buddha, such as bone and tongue relics. The temple prides itself on the research done to ensure accuracy and authenticity on the design and architecture found here. Other highlights found in this temple include the Buddhist Culture Museum, Eminent Sangha Museum, Sacred Light Hall, and a Theatre which holds cultural performances, talks and film screening.

Essential information

Opening hours
Viewing of Buddha Tooth Relic
Daily 9am - 6pm

Buddhist Culture Museum
Daily 9am - 6pm

Eminent Sangha Museum

Daily 7am - 7pm
Admission fee
Free admission
Features
Free admission, Family friendly, Tours & Trails, AM, PM
Good for
Culture, History, Local Flavour
Recommended for
Buddhist Culture Museum, Eminent Sangha Museum, Sacred Light Hall

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Where

Address
288 South Bridge Rd Singapore 058840
Phone(65) 6220 0220
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