Vihara Bahtera Bhakti

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Bahtera Bakti Vihara
Basic information
Location Jalan Pantai Sanur No. 5 Binaria Ancol, North Jakarta
Geographic coordinates Coordinates: 6°07′13″S 106°51′14″E / 6.120324°S 106.853891°E / -6.120324; 106.853891
Affiliation Chinese Buddhism
Country Indonesia
Completed 1650

Vihara Bahtera Bhakti is a Chinese-Buddhist temple located in the Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia. It is dedicated to Da Bo Gong, a deity of land and wealth, and his wife. It is one of the oldest Buddhist temple in Jakarta.

History[edit]

The temple was established in 1650 under the name Taipekong or Da Bo Gong Temple on the area of Slingerland, to the east side of Ancol River.[1] As a Chinese temple near Ancol River, it is also known as Klenteng Ancol.

It is dedicated to Da Bo Gong, a deity of land and wealth, and his wife. The temple is also dedicated to the Muslim cook of Cheng Ho, Sampo Soei Soe.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The architecture of the temple is Chinese-Buddhist architecture with a style that is specifically associated with a holy Muslim tomb because it is a shrine for a Muslim.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Da Bo Gong Ancol, Klenteng". Ensiklopedi Jakarta (in Indonesian). Dinas Komunikasi, Informatika dan Kehumasan Pemprov DKI Jakarta. 2010. Retrieved January 22, 2013.