"Hainan Temple, George Town" Top 5 Page for this destination Hainan Kongsi - Thean Hou Temple Tip by SLLiew


Hainan Temple is a beautiful temple dedicated to the "Heavenly Queen" or "Thean Ho Keong" is the major community center for Chinese immigrants from Hainan Island.

The temple started in 1866. It was recently renovated with intricate carvings by artisans from China.

Note the dragons on the roof top. It has four claws. Only the imperial dragons for the Emperor of China has five claws.''

Address: Muntri Street (near Chulia Street+Penang Road)
Directions: Between Lebuh Leith & Lorong Love
Phone: +60 4-262 0202
Website: http://www.angkongkeng.com/component/customsearch/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=143&Itemid=28

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  • Written Feb 15, 2007
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