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Thian Hock Keng Temple

158 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068613

Buddhist Temples

About Thian Hock Keng Temple

Thian Hock Keng means "Palace of Heavenly Happiness". It is a temple built for the worship of Mazu, a Chinese sea goddess. It is the oldest and most important temple of the Hokkien people in the country.



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