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Splendid temple overlooking Sim Sim

We arrived here when Temple drum lessons were in progress and we felt compelled to listen for a... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Amazing statues

Driving past the temple we could not resist stopping to see the amazing statues around the site... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Traralgon, Australia
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7 Oct 2018
“Splendid temple overlooking Sim Sim”
23 May 2018
“JBao Gong Temple”
Jalan Buli Sim Sim, Sandakan, Malaysia
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We arrived here when Temple drum lessons were in progress and we felt compelled to listen for a while. They invited us to sit & introduced us to the musicians. So lucky to be there for it. Took our time browsing through very beautiful main...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Beautiful temple in a stunning setting overlooking the harbour. We were blessed to visit when the nuns were chanting. Could have listened forever. Be sure not to miss this Temple.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Driving past the temple we could not resist stopping to see the amazing statues around the site. Worth a quick visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Visited during a half day tour of sandakan. It's an elaborate Chinese temple which makes it interesting. The views of sandakan and the sea are nice.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank champkis
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Bao Gong Temple is lovely. It is opposite the Sim-Sim water village. Worth a visit if you are going to the water village.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We visited yesterday during our day tour from K K the view from the top is great with a panoramic view of. Sandakan

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank johnkris
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Interesting Chinese temple overlooking Sandakan town and bay...nice photo ops, lots of flowers and pleasant shrubery. Typical red black and gold colors. Nitice the reverse swastika symbols outlined in the landscaping and ornamentally.

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Reviewed 27 April 2016

I have seen a lot of temples in my time but this one is worth a look. Some magnificent architecture and it is worth understanding one part of the many cultures of Malaysia. Take the time for a look.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank johnmorgan2016
Reviewed 7 December 2015

There is nothing to see for this temple. We just accidentally visit this temple because we wanna spend some time walking around Buli Sim Sim between breakfast and lunch.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Gremlin113
Reviewed 21 March 2015

I wanted to go to Puu Jih Shih Temple on the hill, but the receptionist at my hotel suggested this place as it was within walking distance. Really not worth the trip. People in the temple were very unfriendly and made me feel as if...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Birdie3
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