Peak Nam Toong Temple
碧南堂
KotaKinabalu Sabah Peak-Nam-Tong-Temple-01.jpg
Religion
AffiliationBuddhism, Taoism
DistrictKota Kinabalu District
Location
LocationKota Kinabalu
StateSabah
CountryMalaysia
Geographic coordinates5°57′1″N 116°4′33″E / 5.95028°N 116.07583°E / 5.95028; 116.07583Coordinates: 5°57′1″N 116°4′33″E / 5.95028°N 116.07583°E / 5.95028; 116.07583
Architecture
TypeChinese temple, pagoda
Date established1970
Completed1982

Peak Nam Toong Temple (Chinese: 碧南堂) (also called as Peak Nam Tong Temple)[1][2] is a Chinese temple located among housing estate beside Lorong Bunga Bakawali 3 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.[3]

History

The temple was established in 1970 before undergoing renovation in 1982 with the temple patron deity are delivered from Anxi of Fujian Province in China.[2][3]

Features

The temple wall inside are filled with colourful drawings along with the murals of Four Heavenly Kings.[3] Beside the main prayer building, there is a 9-storey pagoda and an octagonal shaped Tian gong shrine for the worship of Jade Emperor in the temple compound.[3]

The temple also managing a kindergarten located far from the temple area.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Peak Nam Toong temple celebrations". Daily Express. 7 February 2011. Archived from the original on 7 March 2019. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b 강석균 (1 July 2018). 인조이 말레이시아 (2018) [Malaysian Attractions (2018)] (in Korean). 넥서스. pp. 432–. ISBN 979-11-6165-367-9.
  3. ^ a b c d "Peak Nam Tong-Kota Kinabalu / 碧南堂-亚庇". 72dragon. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Sabah West Coast". Sabah Education Department. Archived from the original on 7 March 2019. Retrieved 7 March 2019.