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“Nice place to spend a hot afternoon” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum
288 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058840, Singapore (Chinatown)
+65 6220 0220
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Ranked #11 of 680 things to do in Singapore
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum (BTRTM) was founded in 2002 by Venerable Shi Fazhao. It was registered by the Registrar of Societies in 20th February 2003, and as a charity under the Charities Act in 8th January 2004. The Temple is dedicated to the Maitreya Buddha, which means 'The Compassionate One', and also called 'The Future Buddha'. Weekly Free Guided Tour of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum BTRTM is pleased to offer a 1 1/2 - 2 hrs long guided tour of the Temple every Saturdays at 2pm. The tour will be conducted free-of-charge in English by the temple's Volunteers guides. Limited slots are available per weekly session. Confirmed registration is based on first-come-first-serve basis. Things to take note : * Avoid wearing hats, shorts or revealing tops * The organizer reserves the right to cancel the tour due to unforeseen circumstances. In such instances, registrants will be notified via their mobile phones.
Atlanta, Georgia
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“Nice place to spend a hot afternoon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Though recently constructed, this place is a nice tourist spot specially on a hot afternoon (as it is air conditioned). It is a very tourist friendly place and hence doesn't give the authentic feeling...but hey you can't have both ways :-). Visitors can take snaps - even with a flash. Though cut sleeve and shorts above knees are not allowed, they give you clothes to cover your body. All levels have something different to offer. Luckily we were there at 1:30pm for afternoon chants and prayers. It was a very peaceful and calming experience.

Visited November 2012
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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Stop by during a Buddhist service if possible (my wife and I were lucky enough to stop by during an investiture of Buddhist nuns. The entryway elevator leads to an excellent balcony view of the interior. One block from the Maxwell Food Court and in the southern corner of Chinatown.

Visited May 2012
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wales
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“Calm and Tranquility in such a busy city”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We visited several temples during our stay and we must admit the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple was the most stunning of the temples we visited,it is situated over several floors and the architecture and decoration is beautiful. well worth a visit

Visited November 2012
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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

This place is so beautiful and serene. It is a must to explore each and every floor to fully appreciate the marvellous statues and background stories to Buddhism and Buddhist related topics.

Visited November 2012
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Brigantine, New Jersey
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“cultural experience for western visitors”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

100s of devout worshipers; giant golden figures and eye catching sacred altars, incense burning. Wonderful experience and an easily accessible during your Chinatown visit.

Visited November 2012
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