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Address: Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Teo Chew Temple

it is located along Chulia Street. It is the only Teochew-style temple in Geroge town and it is supported by the teo chew clan in penang. It was built sometime in 1869. The temple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Han Jiang Ancestral Temple (free entry) is located on Lebuh Chulia just past Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling. This is one of many interesting Chinese style temples found throughout the World Heritage area of George Town. Constructed in 1870 by Teochew immigrants from Guangdong Province, the temple served as a safe haven for arrivals looking for a fresh start in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

it is located along Chulia Street. It is the only Teochew-style temple in Geroge town and it is supported by the teo chew clan in penang. It was built sometime in 1869. The temple is dedicated to the Taoist God. It has a very beautiful arctecture and designs.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I know a lot of ppl might think all chinese temple look the same but This is not just a temple, it is also a old design of chinese house, once u step in the entrance there are some old pictures and explanation bout the design and construction of this temple, big yard at the front. I love it!

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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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