Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery is the largest Buddhist monastery in Singapore. The monastery is filled with spectacular architectural designs and famous statues regarding Buddhism. The ambiance of this temple is very much like the ancient China. The main attractions of this monastery are prayer halls, gardens, pagodas, old folk’s home, a turtle pond, a crematorium and many more. The visitors can take a stroll and experience the beauty of the garden, crafted figures of dragons & phoenixes. The best experience of this monastery is the constant sound of the prayer. The monastery also offers many peaceful and stress reduction workshops. The temple of this monastery is used for the purposes of education, healing, study, rest and refuge.
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Timings: Gates 1 & 2 opens daily from 6:00am-10:00pm
Gate 3 opens daily from 6:00am-8:00pm
Gates 4 & 5 opens daily from 6:00am-7:00pm
Address: 88 Bright Hill Road, Singapore 574117, Singapore.
How to reach: The nearest MRT station is Bishan on the North South Line and the Circle Line, and after that board bus no. 410 or 52 that leads to the monastery."