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  • Really Beautiful Temple - State of Sabah
  • Really Beautiful Temple - State of Sabah

The Puh Toh Si Temple in Kota Kinabalu is really beautiful and If you like temples you wont want to miss this one. I cant remember its exact location but it was not far from Likas Mosque about a 20min drive. We went by taxi which I think was about 20RM. Our driver then waited for us. The temple is richly decorated with Chinese ornamentation, colourful detailed murals, large lanterns, landscaped gardens and statues depicting many deities. At the base of the temple there is a very large statue of the Chinese Goddess of Mercy - Quan Yin. she is the goddess of fertility and grants children to those that wish for them. We did not go in to the temple out of respect and also there is no need as it has an open front. There is also a small gift shop and a display of free books and pamphlets in case you want to know more about Chinese religion.

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  • Written May 17, 2006
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