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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Tua Pek Kong Temple, Pasir Panjang, Sitiawan, Perak ,Malaysia.

Tua Pek Kong Temple or (品仙祠大伯公和观音堂) located at  coastal of Pasir Panjang, Sitiawan, it's more than 100 years old, the major attraction are 98 statues of deities and animals from Chinese lunar calendar which is make from granite stone in China and shipped to here, large statues were cut in small pieces and later assembled by imported China mason here. Beside temple there is a Monkey Park located in the mangrove swamps next to temple, a dedicated boardway being build on top the the swamp to let visitor enjoy the view and observe the wildlife there, groups of monkey playing around there.  Some devotees managed to strike fortune there by betting in game using water from guan yin to wash their car number plate, that why i can see a lot of people taking the water. 

Tips:
visit in the evening  ( beautiful sunset) 
key in gps coordinates will help you to the entrance of the temple, there is signboard direction to the tample along the road. if lost ask local people around they should know this temple.


Nearby Attractions:
Taiping, Perak ( 2 hours + driving, tranquil lake garden, foods) 
Kuala Sepetang Fishing Village ( 2 hours + driving, seafoods, mangrove swamp, beautiful sunset)
Taiping Zoo ( 2 hours + driving, animals, landscape, family trip, open everyday)

GPS coordinates:
4.163197,100.688462

Map / Location:

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Review:
It's a beautiful and worth visit temple, beside the giant statues and wonderful landscaping,besides that  visit in the evening will let you  enjoy the magnificent sunset ( temple located beside the sea).

Panoramic view of the temple statues
during night when light is on 


海龙王 beside the mangrove swamp ( Monkey Park) 
























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