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Tua Pek Kong Temple, Kuching: 13 reviews and 25 photos

  Tua Pek Kong Temple
by balhannah

When in Kuching, you probably will see this Temple, especially if you are walking the city area. It is located opposite the waterfront area, on a slight hill, this richly decorated temple caught our eye! Inside are very bright paintings!

Built for "good fung shui," it was dedicated to “Tua Pek Kong” ( “eldest grand Uncle) It is the oldest Chinese temple in Kuching, built in 1843 for the spiritual well being and social gathering points of hundreds of early Chinese immigrants workers during the 1800s. (located nearby is the Chinese Museum)
The Wang Kang festival to commemorate the dead is held here.

Entry is FREE,..... donations accepted.

Be careful crossing the road, it is a very busy area of the city.


Address: junction of Main Bazaar and Temple Street

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 23, 2009
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