AOL Travel

Johor Old Chinese Temple, Johor Bahru

Johor Old Chinese Temple - Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Johor Old Chinese Temple
Jalan Trus, Johor Bahru, Malaysia 80000Map
+60 7 277 7858/+60 7 223 4935(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Johor Bahru Town

Flanked by modern skyscrapers, this temple is one of the oldest structures in Johor Bahru. A group of Chinese community leaders, led by Tan Hiok Nee, built it in the late-19th century. In 1995-1996, it underwent a major renovation at a cost of MYR1.5 million. Much of its cultural aura is preserved, however, and important relics such as the century-old bronze bell, joss stick pot and wooden tablet remain. The temple plays host to the five main Chinese gods of the Hainanese, Cantonese, Hakka, Hokkien and Teochew dialect groups.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Johor Old Chinese Temple?
Johor Old Chinese Temple General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!