"Han Jiang Ancestral Temple - Unesco award" Top 5 Page for this destination Han Jiang Ancestral Temple of the Penang Teochew Kongsi Tip by SLLiew

Han Jiang Ancestral Temple of the Penang Teochew Association after a RM1.5 million restoration won in 2006 a UNESCO Heritage Conservation Award.

The Teochews are a major dialect group from the Fujian Province of China. In Penang, the other major Chinese dialect groups are Hokkien, Hakka, Cantonese, Hainanese, etc.

The association organizes cultural events like opera shows, food competition and community projects. The temple has two painted giant "generals" watching the entrance into a spacious courtyard.

Address: Chulia Street (junction of Kapitan Keling Street)
Directions: Near Lebuh Queen
Phone: +60 4-261 5629
Website: http://www.penang.ws/penang-attractions/han-jiang-ancestral-temple.htm

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  • Written Feb 15, 2007
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