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Temple of 1,000 Lights (Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya)

336 Race Course Rd., Singapore, Singapore (Rochor)
65 6294-0714
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Ranked #204 of 336 attractions in Singapore
Type: Religious Sites
Description: This Thai-influenced temple features numerous broad-ranging styles of Buddha representation.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

I am looking for it but I don't know what happened to the temple, one of the shop member said it was tear down. What a waste of time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The outside of the temple is simple with lovely Thai decoration along the gable roof line culminating in a dragon on each tip. The front of the building has colourful paintings on the gable and relief statues on the facade above the 3 entrances. Under guidance from my Buddhist friends we used the right hand entrance door stepping over the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

There is a big Buddha statue, and at the bottom, around the statue, the history of Buddha's life is written and illustrated with many other statues. In a small room inside, accessed at the backside, you can find a lying Buddha statue. There is another room at the left side of the statue with 1000 small lights on the wall.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

Interesting temple. No frills, not so modern but that does not stop me from making multiple visits here to worship Buddha.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2004

The person maning the counter make remark in a loud very very unfriendly and very very not courteous way. Me and my partner is very frusrated as we have and oversea visitor with us. She should not lost her temper on the different point of view over religious matter. We didn't quarrel with her, as we know that it will... More

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