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Peaceful and serene

Beautiful Chinese Temple so restful and so historic and with so many stories to tell. just let the... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Bernice D
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Brisbane
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It's an old chinese temple with traditonal architecture design & rich with historical stories... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Lee C
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57 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-262 3663
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Beautiful Chinese Temple so restful and so historic and with so many stories to tell. just let the whole atmosphere wash over you.

Thank Bernice D
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This was a small temple in Armenian Street and worth a visit if you are passing by but it is not one of he better temples around.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Went during Chinese New Year so it was busy but everyone was very friendly. Watched the dragon dance here and we were given an orange each for good luck. Easy to buy joss sticks to give thanks and lovely to look at the architecture. Free...More

Thank laney365
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

It's an old chinese temple with traditonal architecture design & rich with historical stories. However, the workers are not able to communicate in English. Only those tourists who are able to understand HOKKIEN with enjoy a lot of story from the workers

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

A very old and historical Chinese temple located in Armenian Street and built in the 1800's. The architecture is very interesting and the main shrine is very beautiful. The courtyard is well maintained and clean. Very relaxing and peaceful place.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

when u are eating in many of the cafes in armenian street it is always worth while taking a look at the temple, its very nice and you are made welcome on your visit. its not far to walk once u have had something to...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of those things that make the Armenian Street area a great place to browse. It's fascinating to read about the conservation history and this is usually quiet unless there is a festival. This is really beautiful.

Thank pianocello
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Also known as “Poh Hock Seah”, Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple is a hundred years old Chinese temple built in year 1850’s in Armenian Street. It was once the headquarter of a secret society called Kian Teik Tong. After Penang riot in year 1867, all...More

1  Thank CheeWah_Chan
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Close to the intersection of Armenian St and Cannon St with no entry fee and very friendly staff, this temple is not as large as some but is just as ornate. Apparently it was the headquarters of a Hokkein Secret society in the 19th century....More

Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

A nice little temple off then busy street, right across from a truck of coconuts. Make sure you make even a small offering in the donation boxes to keep the historical temple going and read the big poster in the way in for more reference.

Thank LisaFreeBirdCafe
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