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Singapore Chinatown Temples recorded by Leon Comber

In Dr Leon Comber's book “Chinese Temples in Singapore”, 10 of the recorded temples were located in Singapore Chinatown.

We list the temples here and also mention there's status as of 2008. Temple number indicates the number reference as used in the book. 

Temple 2: Tan Si Chong Su, Po Chiak Kung 陈氏宗祠, 保赤宫
Location: Magazine Road
Status: National Monument

Temple 3: Ning Yeung Wui Kuan 宁阳会馆
Location: South Bridge Road
Status: Relocated to Geylang

Temple 4: Thian Hock Keng 天福宫
Location: Telok Ayer Street
Status: National Monument

Temple 5: Fu Tak Chi 福德祠
Location: Telok Ayer Street
Status: The original building now an exhibition cum retail space

Temple 6: Wak Hai Cheng Bo 粤海清庙
Location: Philips Street
Status: National Monument

Temple 7: Fuk Tak Chi 福德祠
Location: Palmer Road
Status: unchanged

Temple 20: The Temple of the Buddha who saves souls
地藏王古庙
Location: Narcis Street, off Tanjong Pagar Road
Status: Cease to exist

Temple 21: Golden Lotus Temple 金兰庙
Location: Narcis Street, off Tanjong Pagar Road
Status: Relocated to Kim Tian road

Temple 22: Po Toh Temple 普陀寺
Location: Narcis Street
Status: unchanged

Temple 23: The Temple of the City God 都城隍庙
Location: Peck Seah Street
Status: unchanged

thian hock keng
Thian Hock Keng
fu tak chi
Fu Tak Chi 福德祠, Telok Ayer Street
wai hai cheng
Wak Hai Cheng Bo 粤海清庙