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Old Chinese Temple

Its an old Chinese temple about 147 years old right in the middle of Chinatown. The temple is well... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Victor T
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Singapore
Prominent Chinese Temple In Chinatown

This is a very prominent Chinese temple in Yangon Chinatown. Being a prominent Buddhist country... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Danny T
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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| On the Corner of Sintodan Street and Strand Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Temple is located on the riverside edge of Chinatown. Why to visit: 1. If you want to try traditional fortune telling. 2. If you are Buddhist 3. If you have time to spend on a spiritual place Why not to visit: 1. There is no...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Its an old Chinese temple about 147 years old right in the middle of Chinatown. The temple is well maintained with delicate carvings on the pillars and roofs. A change from the dominantly Buddhist pagodas and still frequented by the local Chinese community. It houses...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a very prominent Chinese temple in Yangon Chinatown. Being a prominent Buddhist country, Kheng Hock Keong stood out as a very Chinese design or Chinese based temple. It's a temple packed to the brim during festive or religious periods. One can see scores...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Temple located in the middle of Chinatown is still a place of worship. Always full during traditional Chinese holidays. Maybe not so attractive for tourists but interesting if you want to feel the spirit of Chinese community in Yangon.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

In the middle of the Chinatown. Come to see inside if in the area. Not worth going only for it. Lot of mess around doing as it is just in front of the port

Thank JD D
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Kheng Hock Keong Temple is an interesting contrast to the Buddhist pagodas and temple complexes in the area. It's relatively easy to find and definitely worth checking out if you're in the area. The interior is interesting and the incense and Taoist statues are, of...More

Thank theirreverentkitchen
Reviewed 10 November 2017

nice and small chinese temple facing the jetty. it shows chinese influence into Myanmar. ships used to dock here and that was the reason the temple was built here. it is small temple but they have a lot of followers.

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Kheng Hock Keong Chinese Temple - A really nice Chinese temple, go there in the even when they lit up incenses.

Thank TriplyzerI
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The majority of the migrant Chinese who settled in Yangon during the early era came mostly from the southern provinces of China like Fukien and Guangdong. This Taoist temple probably acts as their spiritual center blessing the devotees for safe arrival and departure boat trips....More

1  Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My Buddhist lady was thrilled with this temple, but I was put off by the confusion and overwhelming array of Chinese "gods". I must admit that a happy young gentlemen with reasonabe English stepped forth to explain some of the more arcane altars.

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