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Very pretty

Lovely pretty temple, a bit hard to find but worth it. The temple is under construction though, so... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
mbetowler
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Worth visiting if around the Clan Jetty area

We saw this big and nice looking temple from our clan jetty, Yeoh Jetty. I believe all the clan... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Melanie_Yeoh
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Weld Quay Settlement Area, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Lovely pretty temple, a bit hard to find but worth it. The temple is under construction though, so theres not loads to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We saw this big and nice looking temple from our clan jetty, Yeoh Jetty. I believe all the clan jetties are able to see this temple from their jetties too. The walk to this temple was interesting, you go through people's houses and dogs bark...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Melanie_Yeoh
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The temple is not that easy to find, but if you allow yourself to get lost in the narrow and mazy slip streets of the old residential area at Weld Quay, you will be rewarded. Crowd-free, it offers a calm atmosphere to pray/meditate and the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Eva_Asia
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Hean Boo Thean Temple is in Chew Jetty area. A temple near by the sea where you can visit not only for touristic purpose even for a small breezy sea side rest. Colours and architect are amazing. And chanting which you can listen continously has...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Se0ulist
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Good experience if you want to experience different culture and look at architecture. Friendly welcome when entering and be sure to keep quiet when inside. Some people don't seem to acknowledge it's a place of worship.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Angemort1
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Initially a wooden floating Chinese temple dedicated to God of Mercy in year 1972, the temple was completely rebuilt with concrete structure in November 2012. Peaceful and scenic. It is also a photography spot easily be missed due to inaccessibility by motor vehicles. One needs...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank CheeWah_Chan
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Located in the jetty settlement area, and... this temple looks quite new. You will see the same style all around this area, very colorful and pretty but somehow plastic. Getting there is not that simple either, but its worth the effort. Take your camera, take...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 6 January 2016

1. A very nice temple to visit. Tip: Look out for the Underworld altar (altar to Underworld deities) to the right of the main altar on the ground floor. Very unusual carved statues. 2. Beautiful view Tip: There are two shaded pavilions to sit under...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank The-Happy-Traveller0
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This Chinese temple located at very deep inside the village. The entrance is at Wisma KGN (The tallest white building before reach Macculum Street traffic light). There is continuous indicate along the way when you entering to the village. Car is cannot access to this...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This Kuan Yin temple is built on reclaimed land overlooking the sea at Weld Quay. The original temple was a shrine standing on stilts which was often flooded during high tides. This temple is now two storeys high with dragon pillars, roofs of dragons, pavilions...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank nellielim
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