Cheng Huang Temple

Temple in Northern & Central Singapore

The Cheng Huang Temple is constantly buzzing with locals paying their respects. Dedicated to a god who administers justice in the netherworld (must explain the crowd), the atmospheric interior of the 1912 structure soars up to red- and ochre-hued ceilings, thick beams stained with decades of incense smoke. Next-door is the awe-inspiring Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery, with majestic halls and a seven-storey pagoda.

The monastery and temple are about a 1km walk east of Toa Payoh MRT station.


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