Vihara Gunung Timur - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Vihara Gunung Timur
Gunung Timur Temple is a Chinese Taoism temple which is the largest in the city of Medan, Indonesia and possibly also on the island of Sumatra. This temple was built in the 1962. This temple is located at Jalan Hang Tuah. This temple already served as main temple in Medan for many years and it was also one of Medan's multicultural icon. This temple always be filled with worshippers on Imlek, Cap Go Meh days and Chit Gwee Pua festival.
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Attractions Near Vihara Gunung Timur
Rahmat International Wildlife Museum & Gallery
0.2km from Vihara Gunung Timur
Rahmat International Wildlife Museum & Gallery is a natural history museum in Medan, Indonesia. The museum displays various collections of wildlife from the smallest to the largest according to the habitat. After the development was completed in October 2007, the Museum & Gallery has an area of 2970 m² building. Its founder is a fan of sport hunting and the conservation of nature. Through the museum, he invites the visitor to better understand the diversity of wildlife that exist in the world a
Tjong A Fie Mansion
1.62km from Vihara Gunung Timur
Tjong A Fie Mansion is a two-story mansion in Medan, North Sumatra, built by Tjong A Fie a Hakka merchant who came to own much of the land in Medan through his plantations, later becoming 'Majoor der Chineezen' in Medan and constructing the Medan-Belawan railway. The building is constructed in Chinese-European-Art Deco style, and was completed in 1900, and said to have been modeled on the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion.
1.83km from Vihara Gunung Timur
Maimoon Palace or Maimun Palace is a royal palace of the Sultanate of Deli and a well-known landmark in Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Today, it serves as a museum. Built by Sultan Ma'mun Al Rashid Perkasa Alamyah in years 1887–1891. The Palace has become a popular tourist destination in the city, not solely because of its historical heritage status, but also because of its unique interior design of the palace, combining elements of Malay cultural heritage, Islamic and Indi
Masjid Raya Al-Mashun
2.11km from Vihara Gunung Timur
Great Mosque of Medan or Masjid Raya Al Mashun is a mosque located in Medan, Indonesia. The mosque was built in the year 1906 and completed in 1909. In the beginning of its establishment, the mosque was a part of the Maimun palace complex. Its architectural style combines Middle Eastern, Indian and Spanish elements. The mosque has an octagonal shape and has wings to the south, east, north and west.
State Museum of North Sumatra
3.27km from Vihara Gunung Timur
The North Sumatra Museum or locally known as Gedung Arca Museum, is a state-owned museum located along Jalan H.M Jhoni, Medan, Indonesia. This museum is the largest museum in North Sumatra and includes a variety of cultural heritage of Indonesia, as well as art and crafts from various ethnic groups in North Sumatra.
Sri Mariamman Temple
6.3km from Vihara Gunung Timur
Sri Mariamman Temple is Medan's oldest Hindu Temple. This temple was built in 1884 for the worship of Goddess Mariamman. The temple is situated in the area known as Kampung Madras or Medan's Little India. This temple is also devoted to the Hindu Gods Ganesha, and Murugan, children of Mariamman. The Gate is decorated by gopuram, namely storey tower which can usually be found at the gate of the Hindus temples in South India. The temple is a meeting point for worshippers during Thaipusam and Deevap
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North Sumatra is the fourth most-populous province after West Java, East Java and Central Java . it covers an area of 72,981 sq.km, and at the Census of 2015 it had a population of 13,923,262.