Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, Singapore

4.5
#1 of 139 in Historic Sites in Singapore
Religious Site · Specialty Museum
Feel the presence of a sacred religious artifact at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, featuring impressive architecture and a large collection of Buddhist relics that provide it with an air of historical grandeur. You can see the golden stupa that protects the tooth relic from a public viewing area, and remember that only monks can enter in the inner chamber. Take the elevator to the rooftop garden for a moment of quiet surrounded by nature. Dress respectfully in clothing that covers your shoulders and legs before entering the temple. To visit Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and other attractions in Singapore, use our Singapore online trip itinerary maker.
Create an itinerary including Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
6,423 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • Here i come many times and always find chill and zen time i need for my mind and soul, i can just think of nothing  more »
  • Aesthetically this temple is formidable, of course, but the most peculiar characteristic of this worship place is that there actually is… a tooth of Buddha as a relic, as the name underlines! It may.....  more »
Google
  • Well worth a visit a visit in Singapore. Beautiful vibrant and simply stunning. In the heart of China town. Take walk or the lift to the top floor and enter the peaceful rooftop garden and prayer wheel. Surrounded by lovely little coffee shops where you can sit and people watch to your hearts content
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple Buddhist temple in China Town, Singapore. Built relatively recently, in 2007. Since this time, it has become very popular among both local residents (in Singapore, one third of the population, that is, more than a million people are Buddhists) and among tourists. In the basement there is a dining room that is open up to 3PM, which serves vegetarian food for free. Donations are accepted. The main hall of the temple is very beautiful and solemn
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance
Singapore Tourism Board

Message from Singapore Tourism Board

The Chinese Tang dynasty-style building in the heart of Chinatown houses a tooth relic of Buddha, as well as other revered artefacts. This is a fine example of the Chinese Tang dynasty style of architecture in the heart of Chinatown. As its name suggests, the museum houses a tooth relic of Buddha, as well as other revered artefacts. Built in 2007, the temple takes up the complex’s ground floor, and visitors will marvel at the rich interiors comprising paintings, statues & other exhibits related to Buddha and Buddhism. The building also has a roof garden, a library, a vegetarian restaurant in the basement and a bookstore. Visitors can gain more insight into the Buddhist way of life during the “Discovering Buddhism” workshop.