Tua Pek Kong
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Peter R
Dartford, UK1,007 contributions
Sep 2019
Although relatively small and surrounded on three sides by roads this is a very colourful Chinese/Taoist temple nearby to the James Brooke restaurant. Still very much used by the local community as shown by the amount of incense sticks burning when we visited. Some very ornate carvings on the roof and also inside the building, worthy of a short visit.
Written 29 October 2019
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santo t
Auckland, New Zealand7,589 contributions
Aug 2019
Historically started from 1770 but only be able to be traced since 1843 this temple survived from Great Fire of Kuching, and later Japanese Bombing during World War II in 1941, and still remain intact until 21st century Start, as we can see now, with latest restoration efforts in 2015. Situated on high ground, easy to find when you walk to the end of Sarawak River Waterfront, at the opposite side of Hornbill Steel Sculpture and Chinese History Museum. Take a short visit and see the inside, it is an active temple as we can see plenty of burning incenses and offerings. It is a beautiful old temple with red colours as the main nuance and ornaments, eye catching from the distance.
Written 19 October 2019
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random_musings
Singapore, Singapore319 contributions
Jul 2019 • Couples
You will not miss this temple as you walk around kuching. you can pop by anytime. the entrance is on one side of the road.
Written 30 July 2019
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Bejul Shah
Harrow, UK175 contributions
Jun 2019 • Couples
I found the building, the architecture and the religious artefacts interesting having never been in a Taoist temple.

Doris, our guide from Diethelm Travel, explained, to my wife and I, the history of the temple and the intricacies of Taoist worship.

The visit was enjoyable and interesting.
Written 23 July 2019
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Jul 2019 • Solo
Shows us cultural Knowledge Wisdom are all features that makes Kuching sought after even by me who has a Diverse Cultural History you cannot say that this is exactly like somewhere else it is
special and can only be found here, those who value ancient culture timeless wisdom must visit.
Written 20 July 2019
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ehlim
Singapore98 contributions
May 2019 • Friends
As the temple is just 5 minute walk from our hotel, we decided to pay a visit.
The temple is well built and well maintained and always has a lot of visitors to the city.
Written 20 May 2019
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Oldjack
Greater Melbourne, Australia26,653 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
It sits on a commanding position overlooking the Sarawak River and is the oldest Chinese temple in the city dating back to 1843. It is sadi to be one of the few buildings that survived the Great Fire in Kuching of 1884.Worth a look.
Written 23 March 2019
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Danny K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia561 contributions
Feb 2019 • Couples
This temple in Miri town is located exactly next to the fish market and about a five-minute walk from the central market.

It is a very colourful temple and when we were there, many worshippers were seen with large baskets of prayer paraphernalia and preparing them as offerings for their prayers. As evident from the number of followers there, this must be one of the oldest temple in town.
Written 11 February 2019
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daf57
Adelaide, Australia708 contributions
Sep 2018 • Solo
Tua Pek Kong is a beautiful, old Chinese/Taoist temple close to the Waterfront in Kuching that always seems to be busy. The Chinese community have played a significant role in Kuching`s/Sarawak`s history and continue to be prominent today. I recommend a visit to the temple in association with visits to the Chinese Museum and the Waterfront, very close by. Enjoy!.
Written 10 January 2019
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sy3717
Subang Jaya, Malaysia1,006 contributions
Nov 2018 • Family
This is a very old, ornately decorated Chinese temple. Sitting on a foothill and has spectacular view of the waterfront and part of the city. It occupies quite a spacious area up there. At the back of the temple the visitors can buy joss sticks to pray.
Written 10 November 2018
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