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Address: Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia

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Actually this is my first time visiting Malaysia, and I am glad to discover so many multi-cultures elements! It is a great experience visiting George Town. This family temple is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Actually this is my first time visiting Malaysia, and I am glad to discover so many multi-cultures elements! It is a great experience visiting George Town. This family temple is very organised and nicely decorated! Great for visiting!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Excellently-restored temple. Such intricate details and designs, beautiful wood carvings, and very peaceful. They have a lot of information on placards about the temple and the restoration process so you can learn a little while you're admiring the beauty!

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多摩市, 東京都
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Just across the street from little India, this temple is open and you can see its traditional structure of the building and it's history. Recently renovated with beautiful interior.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This temple is very well restored and must have been one the prettiest clan temples in Penang. It truely deserves the UNESCO award for restoration. Pity it closes early for its colour and lighting at night must have been quite a sight.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Located along Lebuh Chulia in George Town, this is the ancestral temple of the Teochews, one of the main Chinese dialect groups in Malaysia. The temple houses the alter to their patron diety, the Taoist God of the North as well as ancestral tablets of deceased Teochews..Lovely sculptures on the roof, door gods with gold helmets and intricate designs on... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Found this place by accident when wandering around looking for street art. It's up by Little India and well worth a drop in to look around. There are some truly gorgeous carvings, decorations and murals to see here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Cool little temple not far from mosque. Pretty and often overlooked. Take in with rest of Chula St area. Easy walking tour

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Thanks to the local forks keep a very good job to preserve the pre-war house such as han Jiang ancestral Temple, due to my mother also is a teow Chew Dialect, it make my feel even more warm when entering the temple!

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Get a free Historic City of George Town World Heritage Site map. It shows where all the Heritage sites are. This Temple was renovated not many years ago and is striking in its beauty. There are panels just after you walk in (to the left and right) that show the work done to restore it A peaceful oasis off of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

i took a lot of picture of the temple in penang which i found w=each one have its own beauty. this is one of the temple i like most.

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