Foto Friday: Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Singapore

Foto Friday: Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Singapore

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels.

This week’s photo is from Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Singapore.

One of my favorite parts of Singapore was getting to explore all the different religious temples and shrines. Since we were staying at a hotel in Chinatown, I of course had to check out one of the most famous temples– the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. Even though this giant temple is less than 10 years old, it was built in Tang Dynasty architectural style and houses what Buddhist leaders believe to be the Sacred Tooth Relic of the historical Buddha.

Visiting around Chinese New Year, the temple was covered in even more festive decorations, which added to the popping colors of the temple.

Singapore - Jan 2013

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4 Comments

  1. July 18, 2013 / 1:36 pm

    Thanks Beth for sharing information about this temple. Actually, I am going to Singapore with my family by the end of this year to celebrate Chinese New Year and here, you have mentioned the beauty of this temple especially during this eve.

    • Beth Williams
      July 21, 2013 / 1:17 am

      Singapore was really great to travel to during Chinese New Year… and I happened to travel there on accident during this time! (I had no idea they begun celebrating weeks before actual CNY)

      I hope you have a great visit!

  2. July 13, 2013 / 2:19 am

    Zomg, I just blogged about that today! We loved that temple! I was seriously enamored with all the beautiful colors and how much I learned on each level. Amazing and insightful place to visit for sure. =)

    • Beth Williams
      July 17, 2013 / 5:40 pm

      It’s such a beautiful temple! I especially enjoyed visiting while it was all dressed up for Chinese New Year :)
      How long have you been in Singapore for?