"Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple" Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple Tip by Willettsworld

Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple, Penang: 1 reviews and 5 photos

Located near to the Khoo Kongsi, the Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple is a place associated with Penang's warring clans of the 19th century. It is a clan temple of the Hokkien people who trace their origin to Southern Fujian Province in China. Although registered with the Chinese Protectorate of Penang on 11th October 1892, the Hock Teik Cheng Sin can trace its roots back to 1844, with the founding of the Kean Teik Tong Hokkien association.

The Hock Teik Cheng Sin moved to its present site in 1850. It occupies a lot granted to its leader, Khoo Teeau Pang. The temple and its surrounding buildings are believed to have been constructed between 1850 and 1867. It is most popularly known as the Hokkien Tua Pek Kong Temple, after its patron deity, the Taoist god of prosperity.

Address: 57 Armenian Street
Directions: Near Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling

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  • Written Aug 17, 2010
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