Pu Tuo Si Temple
Malay: Kuil Pu Tuo Si
Chinese: 亞庇佛教居士林普陀寺
Pu Tuo Si Temple
DistrictKota Kinabalu District
LocationKota Kinabalu
Geographic coordinates5°59′34″N 116°7′0″E / 5.99278°N 116.11667°E / 5.99278; 116.11667
TypeChinese temple
Date establishedunknown

Pu Tuo Si Temple (also called as Puh Toh Tze Temple or Poh Toh Tse)[1] is a Buddhist temple located off Tuaran Road in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The temple was built in 1980 with a statue of Guanyin located in the entrance. It is the main Chinese temple for the city. In 2013, the temple received a total of RM115,000 from the federal government to finance its on-going renovation.[2]


The temple main hall is called Daxiong Baodian (大雄宝殿). At the main altar, there is a big statue of Buddha, with a statue of Guanyin in the left and Da Shi Zhi in the right.[3]


  1. ^ Lonely Planet; Simon Richmond; Cristian Bonetto; Celeste Brash; Joshua Samuel Brown; Austin Bush; Adam Karlin; Shawn Low; Daniel Robinson (1 April 2013). Lonely Planet Malaysia Singapore & Brunei. Lonely Planet. pp. 690–. ISBN 978-1-74321-633-0.
  2. ^ "Federal aid for Likas temple and church". Daily Express. 22 March 2013. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  3. ^ Chee-Beng Tan (1983). "Chinese Religion in Malaysia: A General View". University of Malaya, Asian Folklore Studies. Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, Nanzan University, Japan. p. 21/36 (237). Archived from the original on 27 September 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016.