Johor Bahru Old Chinese temple

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Chinese temple in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

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Geographical coordinates: 1.46055556 103.76305556


English Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple

Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple (Chinese: 柔佛古廟; pinyin: Róufú Gǔmiào) known as Old Temple (Chinese: 古廟; pinyin: Gǔmiào) by the locals, is a Chinese temple located in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. Located at Jalan Trus, the temple is flanked by modern skyscrapers. This temple is one of the oldest structures in the city and become the symbol of unity among five Chinese ethnic groups of Teochew, Hoklo (Hokkien), Cantonese, Hakka and Hainanese people.

In 2007, a documentary series called My Roots featured the temple in the episode "Grand March with the Deities".

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Dutch Oude Chinese tempel van Johor Bahru

De Oude Chinese tempel van Johor Bahru is een taoïstische tempel in Maleisië. De tempel wordt door inwoners van Johor Bahru Oude tempel (古廟) genoemd. Het ligt in Johor Bahru, Jalan Trus, en wordt omringd door wolkenkrabbers. De tempel is een van de oudste gebouwen van Johor Bahru en staat symbool voor de eenheid van de vijf Chinese dialecten die in dit gebied wordt gesproken. Chinese Maleisiërs hier spreken Chaozhouhua, Minnanyu, Standaardkantonees, Nanyang-Hakka en Hainanhua.

In 2007 kwam de tempel voor in de documentaireserie My Roots in de aflevering "Grand March with the Deities".

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Chenese 柔佛古庙


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English Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple (柔佛古廟)

It is a Chinese temple believed to be built in 1870 by a group of Chinese community leaders led by Tan Hiok Nee, a famous, local Teochew businessman. This is where five different Chinese dialect groups - Cantonese, Hainanese, Hakka, Hokkien and Teochew - worshipped their respective deities and their effigies are all found inside the prayer hall. The Goddess of Mercy and the Weather God are also worshipped here; their effigies are found outside the prayer hall. The prayer hall is straight ahead as you enter the wooden gate entrance from Jalan Trus. There is a small museum behind the prayer hall which have illustrated descriptions of the five deities and the history of the temple, as well as giant photos showing Chingay Parade. Photography is forbidden in the museum and captions are mostly in Chinese only. The temple organizes an annual 4-day Chingay Parade. The climax of the parade occurs on the night of the 3rd day when the deities are paraded around the city centre.

Address Lot 653, Jalan Trus, 80000
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Last Edit2018-04-01

Chinese 柔佛古廟 (Kuil Cina Lama Johor Bahru)


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