Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

Buddhist, architect, architectural designs fan, historian, traveler or tourist—if you classify yourself in any of these words mentioned when you come to Singapore, the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum is a good place for you to visit.


Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum is located in Chinatown here. It is built during the Tang Dynasty, and in it dwells the tooth relic Buddha, hence the name of the museum. The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum has five floors plus the rooftop and the mid floor of the building. Before even entering the museum, make sure to have a good look on the architectural design of the building exterior. It is built having the traditional design of Chinese temples in history.

The highlight of the first floor is the Hundred Dragon Hall and the Avalokitesvara Hall. In the mid area of the museum, one can find the Dharma Hall. Getting a glimpse and knowledge about the place can be achieved through the Eminent Sangha Museum where prints and pictures of known Buddhist personalities can be found here.


Refreshment can be found in the second floor where Lotus Heart Tea House is. Food for the brain is also here through the Aranya Gallery. Manjushri Hall is also in the second floor. Another museum can be found in the third floor, Nagapuspa Buddhist Culture Museum. In this floor as well as in the fourth floor lies the tooth relic of Buddha. Relax and mediate in the rooftop where Ten Thousand Hands Pavillion is.


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