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Address: Jalan Trus, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 7 277 7858
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Oldest Chinese temple in JB, Chingay on 20th day of Chinese New Year

It's the oldest Chinese temple in Johor Bahru. On the 20th Day of Chinese New Year(Chinese calendar) each year, there will be a chingay starting from this temple and around Johor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

There is simply no chance to visit the temple as it is always under renovation. Come again next year and looking forward for a brand new look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It's the oldest Chinese temple in Johor Bahru. On the 20th Day of Chinese New Year(Chinese calendar) each year, there will be a chingay starting from this temple and around Johor Bahru city. This is a major yearly cultural event in Johor Bahru. The event represent Gods of different Chinese tribes to protect and govern good fortune for local people.

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

No fee for entry but donations are expected - typically MYRinggit 5 You have to take off your shoes before the main alter. They limit worshippers to lighting 3 joss-stick only, to cut down on the smoke. (In my childhood I was much fascinated by sunlight striking the smoke drifting up from the giant candles and enormous joss-ticks. I loved... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It is walking distance from Kotaraya shopping mall. Very quiet and boring place. Not much visitors. Nothing much to see. Past by there few times hardly see any local visit the place too

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I arrived slightly too late to get inside this one. It's still possible, however, to take a few pictures through the gate but obviously not of the inner temple.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple ( 柔佛古廟) is a place of worship and a symbol of unity among Five Chinese Dialect Groups which are "Teochew", "Hoklo (Hokkien)", "Cantonese", "Hakka" and "Hainan". The temple was built during the 19th Century, although there are no actual records regarding the completion of the temple, the plaque and the century-old bronze bell located in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a small Chinese Temple we just happened to come across during a day trip from Singapore. Its design is typical Chinese red painted frame with green tiled roof, with many panels bearing painted scenes. There are various statues within the building which at the time of our visit seemed very popular with local worshipers. To find the temple... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It is good that we still can perform praying tradition in this history temple. It is free will for donation. Can take some snapshot too.

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Malaysia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The temple in the centre of town , surrounded by building's but still couldn't cover it , carpark finding is not an easy task , inside a lot of artefact worth take a few photos. bur suggest to go after working hours.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Worth a walk through and take a few photos. Very friendly people inside. It mixes several of the fair together to cover all the breaches of Chinese religion.

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