Chan She Shu Yuen Clan Association Temple

Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Opened in 1908 to serve immigrants with the surname Chan, this Cantonese-style temple is a beauty. Decorative panels of 100-year-old Shek Wan pottery adorn the facade and eaves, while side gables swirl like giant waves. Inside an altar enshrines the three ancestors of the Chan clan.

A restoration has reinstated grey roof tiles in deference to the original model temple in Guangzhou, China. Return at night to see the building beautifully illuminated.