KAMPONG BAHRU ROAD TEMPLE - SERIES OF SHOTS OF OLD TEMPLE WHICH EXISTED AT THE BACK ENTRANCE OF THE GENERAL HOSPITAL. LISTED BY DR LEON COMBER IN HIS BOOK "CHINESE TEMPLES IN SINGAPORE" AS ONE OF THE OLDEST TEMPLES HERE, IT WAS BURNT DOWN IN MAY 1992 AND WAS LOST FOREVER. IT HAD AN EXTREMELY INTERESTING GROUP OF STATUES.
Heng San Teng temple at Silat Avenue near Singapore General Hospital. It was built in 1828 as a cemetery temple for Teong Lama (old cemetery) and was gutted in a fire on 11 May 1992. The main deity of this temple for the Hokkien community was Tua Pek Kong.
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