Friday, July 8, 2011

Skywatch Friday - Shuang Lin Monastery

Main Hall in Shuang Lin Monastery

Two dragons and a mini pagoda on top of roof.

Lotus shape urn for putting lighted joss sticks as offering to the Gods.

A shrine near the main hall of the temple

Dragon Light Pagoda
Remember to visit the majestic Dragon Light Pagoda which is located at the end of the temple near the Goddess of Mercy Hall. The pagoda is seven storey and about 29 m tall.

My little niece - a blogger in the making. Great that she share my interests in taking photography.

Wind Chimes hanging from the corner of the pagoda and they made beautiful songs when the wind blows.

Address: 184E Jalan Toa Payoh
Take a quick bus ride or 15-minute walk from the Toa Payoh MRT station or a short taxi ride
You might get lost so best ask around
Visiting Hours: 8.30 am to 5 pm

Telephone: 6259 6924
Admission: Free
You can find the temple in this map
If you want to try their vegetarian meal can visit during the 1st and 15th of every chinese lunar month, a small donation is appreciated. You can visit the official website for more information.

For other sky watchers, please hop over to Skywatch blog.


Thomas Lee/Lee Lip Pang said...

That's a nice pagoda.


escape said...

oh wow! when i had the chance to went up a pagoda in vietnam... it was fun and the view was nice.

Anonymous said...

It's lovely. I notice a lot similarities in the architecture to the temple I saw in Singapore. Not too surprising, I guess!

Indrani said...

Great structure, looks magnificent against the sky.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful shots of the monastery. The carvings are beautiful.