San Ching Tian Temple

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San Ching Tian Temple
美里三清殿
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Religion
AffiliationTaoism
DistrictMiri District
Location
LocationMiri
StateSarawak
CountryMalaysia
Geographic coordinates4°25′22.259″N 114°0′10.828″E / 4.42284972°N 114.00300778°E / 4.42284972; 114.00300778Coordinates: 4°25′22.259″N 114°0′10.828″E / 4.42284972°N 114.00300778°E / 4.42284972; 114.00300778
Architecture
TypeChinese temple
Date established2001
Completed2003
Construction costRM10 million[1]

San Ching Tian Temple (Chinese: 美里三清殿) (also called as Lian Hua San Chieng Tien) is a Chinese temple located in a 1.5-acre site bordered by housing area in Krokop 9 Road of Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, where it is also considered as the largest Taoist temple in Southeast Asia.[1][2]

History[edit]

The temple was built in 2000 and completed after three years with its entire decorations and motif including the dragon and its Three Pure Ones statues were imported from China.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "San Ching Tian Temple美里三清殿是東南亞最大的道教殿堂". etawau.com. 4 June 2016. Archived from the original on 22 February 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  2. ^ "San Ching Tian Temple, Miri". Sarawak Tourism. Archived from the original on 19 February 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  3. ^ Lonely Planet; Isabel Albiston; Richard Waters; Loren Bell (1 July 2016). Lonely Planet Borneo. Lonely Planet Global Limited. pp. 419–. ISBN 978-1-76034-170-1.

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