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Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Temple

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Address: 88 Bright Hill Road Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, Singapore 574117, Singapore
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+65 6849 5300

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Solemn Quiet Meditative walk

Came here by chance as it was near the Bishan MRT The place is well kept, clean and very quiet. Place for worship and contemplation, not just for a photo op. Make sure to look... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here by chance as it was near the Bishan MRT The place is well kept, clean and very quiet. Place for worship and contemplation, not just for a photo op. Make sure to look up amd observe the different stories and artwork on the walls and ceilings.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful temple located approx 15 minutes drive from the CBD. A must see for everyone destination for all ages.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Kong Meng Shan Phor Kark See Monastery (KMSPKS) also known as Bright Hill Temple is just like any place of worship and prayers. You would feel relax, mindful and tranquil after your visit. Today, it is the most significant and renowned monasteries in Southeast Asia in my opinion, housing several gigantic Buddha statues. Many come to the Medicinal Buddha, requesting... More 

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

It was very easy to find by car. There is free parking available. I was by myself so I wasn't sure if I was allowed to go in an explore. From the outside it looks beautiful. I recommend going to see this.

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Thank Lawriesj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We visited this pagoda in June 2016. This is the largest pagoda in Singapore with beautiful gardens, fish lakes, temples. MRT Bishan, then change to bus 410W ($1.4/pax, please prepare the money and the driver will not exchange money), will arrive in 3 stops. Return with bus 52.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

I hope this place remains less touristic, because it is a holy place and a place where devotees remember the dead.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This is a huge temple complex. Very peaceful. Abit tricky to reach with mrt and bus. Unless you just want to take a cab. Very beautiful.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This is a large temple well worth a visit. It is very nice to walk around the temple grounds and admire the architecture. There are lots of Buddha statues and Buddhist areas to see. The grounds are excellently kept and you can spend over an hour walking around finding inner peace. We had a very sunny day which showed up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is our 3rd visit in Singapore so we were looking for somewhere we had not visited and chose this temple. It is outside of the centre but the journey was well worth the effort as this was an excellent choice. Take MRT in direction of Jurong East to Bishan MRT. Exit via exit A to bus interchange. Take bus... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We visited on the first day of Chinese new year and wow, what a lot of people. The normally quiet place was buzzing with people. Remember to cover your knees and shoulders and be respectful. It's a bit out of the way but definitely worth it!

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