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Jln Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very old, ornately decorated Chinese temple. Sitting on a foothill and has spectacular view of the waterfront and part of the city. It occupies quite a spacious area up there. At the back of the temple the visitors can buy joss sticks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sy3717
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Very small temple . Mainly for locals to pray so please be respectful of photos etc if people are praying.. Pretty architecture and is pretty old i’m sure. We did the whole thing in 3mins whole the cab driver drove around the block lol

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed May 31, 2018

rather small but has ornate ceramic carvings especially on the roof. A typical Taoist temple and a quick visit will suffice. Easily accessible from waterfront.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

It might be small but it’s one of the most worth visit places in Kuching city after you’ve heard about the history of it. Situated in the heart of the city, it’s a well-preserved temple. Believed to be the oldest temple started in the 1800s.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank milkigin
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We were there just at the en of the new year celebration. Interesting to watch all the observances including burning "money" in large fireplaces.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BSinPNS
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Right across the street from my hostel. Interesting, but not a must see. It is very central to the main tourist area.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

The temple is very beautiful because the entire red temple symbolizes profits to the Chinese. The temple was built in the 17th century which was in 1770 and was named Siew San Teng Tua kong kong. NOTED: BEFORE YOU BRING YOUR CHILDREN TO KNOW HISTORY...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank RozianaMohdSalim
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

It is a nice archticture, but it is small inside. There are some impressive objects inside. On the riverbank there are some three or four taoist temples. They create a nice atmosphere of the Chinatown of Kuching.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Václav V
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

It's a truly beautiful Taoist temple that needs about 15-20 min to appreciate. There is a not many better in the Sarawak area from what I have seen.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JustJessPerth
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Impressive Taoist temple located prominently at the waterfront. Ornate and colourful, it is said to have the best 'feng shui' in the city.

Date of experience: September 2017
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