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6 Chinese Temples to explore in Malaysia


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Eng Chuan Tong Tan Kongsi
Eng Chuan Tong Tan Kongsi28, Beach St, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Eng Chuan Tong Tan Kongsi is a Hokkien clan house at Beach Street in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. It was founded in the early 19th century by a Tan family from the Fujian province of Zhangzhou in China. The building is a place of worship devoted to Chen Yuanguang, the founder of Zhangzhou, and his two deputies, Generals Fushun and Fusheng. It was also the ancestral temple of Tan clansmen for the purposes of cultural integration. Members of the Tan family worship their ancestors, Tan Guan Kong.

Goddess of Mercy Temple Penang
Goddess of Mercy Temple Penang30, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

The Goddess of Mercy Temple is a Chinese temple in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Situated at Pitt Street, it was first built in 1728, making it Penang's oldest Taoist temple. The temple is dedicated to the Taoist Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin. However, the temple had been originally established for the worship of Mazu, a sea deity.

Hong San Si Temple (Kuching), Sarawak.
Hong San Si Temple (Kuching), Sarawak.5, Wayang St, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Hong San Si Temple is a Chinese temple situated in Carpenter Street of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. It is part of the Kuching Heritage Trail. The temple had been existed since 1848 which dedicated for Hokkien child deity Kong Teck Choon Ong.

Sam Poh Temple
Sam Poh TempleJalan Pecah Batu, Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang, Malaysia

The Sam Poh Tong Temple is a Chinese temple built within a limestone cave and is the oldest and the main cave temple in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. The temple was built in a raw limestone cave in the mountains located about 5 km from the city center and follows the Buddhist branch of Mahāyāna Buddhism.

Sibu Eng Ann Teng Tua Pek Kong Temple
Sibu Eng Ann Teng Tua Pek Kong TempleJln Temple, 96000 Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia

It is the oldest and best-preserved Chinese temple in Sibu. Most of its building material were imported from china including statue of the host deity, Lord Tua Paek Kong.

Tua Pek Kong Temple
Tua Pek Kong Temple93100 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

It was one of the few buildings that survived the 1884 Great Fire of Kuching, is said to have the best Feng Shui location in the city. It is believed to date back to 1843 and has been on official records since 1876.

Map of Chinese Temples to explore in Malaysia