Thian Hock Keng Temple, entrance, 2004 : general view


This 2004 photograph shows the Thian Hock Keng Temple in Telok Ayer Street. It is Singapore's oldest Chinese temple recognised as being the most important for the local Hokkien community. It was designed and built by skilled craftsmen from China according to definite Chinese temple architectural traditions. This is a view of the front of the temple with the carved dragons on the ornate roof silhouetted against the blue sky. Title devised by Library staff.

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All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2004.

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  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Religious Buildings
  • Temples, Chinese--Singapore--Photographs
  • Architecture, Chinese--Singapore--Photographs
  • Arts>>Architecture>>Religious buildings
  • Thian Hock Keng (Singapore)--Photographs

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