Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Shuiyuegong Temple 水月宫 oldest temple in Malaysia?

Shuiyuegong Temple 水月宫 (water moon temple) purportely to be the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia, some people claimed it over 600 years old. It located at Pulai, Gua Musang ( Hakka village), one of the earliest Chinese settlement in Malaysia dated back  to 14th century, they came to Pulai for gold and settle down here for more than 600 years old ago. It just 15km from Gua Musang town, accessible by car, about 10 minutes drive.

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 inside of the temple 
 one of the pot that made during Ming Dynasty 
 some of antique canons

pagoda, there is another temple opposite it, located in the cave called zi xia tong ( 紫霞洞)

 view from 紫霞洞

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