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mazu

Mazu Temples 妈祖庙,天后宫

Mazu, 妈祖, the Sea Goddess, is worshipped in China and by overseas Chinese communities. Many temples are dedicated to Mazu and became the focus point of the local community.

In this page, we list the Mazu temples featured in Chinatownology.

 

yokohama mazu templeFlag of JapanYokohama Mazu Temple, Japan 横滨妈祖庙
Founding year: 17 March 2006
Dialect group: Collective effort
Location: Yokohama Chiantown, Japan
Read about Yokohama Mazu Temple

penang hainan templeFlag of MalaysiaPenang Hainan Temple, Malaysia 天后宫
Founding year: 1866
Dialect group: Hainan 海南
Location: Penang, Malaysia
Read about Penang Hainan Temple

hainan association ho chi minhvietnamHainan Association, Ho Chi Minh City & Chua Ba Hai Nam, Vietnam
胡志明市琼府会馆, 海南天后庙

Founding year: 1824
Dialect group: Hainan 海南
Read about Hainan Association, Ho Chi Minh City & Chua Ba Hai Nam

thean hou templeFlag of MalaysiaThean Hou Temple, Malaysia 天后宫
Founding year: 1981
Dialect group: Hainan 海南
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Read about Thean Hou Temple


tin how templeusaTin How Temple, SF, USA
天后古庙

Founding year: 1852
Dialect group: Cantonese 广东
Location: San Francisco Chinatown, USA
Read about Tin How Temple


kheng hock keongFlag of BurmaKheng Hock Keong, Burma
庆福宫

Founding year: 1861
Dialect group: Hokkien 福建
Location: Yangon Chinatown, Burma
Read about Kheng Hock Keong

thian hock kengFlag of SingaporeThian Hock Keng, Singapore
天福宫

Founding year: 1840
Dialect group: Hokkien 福建
Location: Singapore Chinatown
Read about Thian Hock Keng


matsu templevietnamMatsu Temple of Tue Thanh Guild Hall, Vietnam
穗城会馆天后宫

Founding year: 1760
Dialect group: Cantonese 广东
Location:Cholon Ho Chi Minh,Vietnam
Read about Matsu Temple of Tue Thanh Guild Hall

vihara bahtra sasanaFlag of IndonesiaVihara Bahtra Sasana, Indonesia
天后宫

Founding year: 1820s
Location: Bintan Island, Indonesia
Read about Vihara Bahtra Sasana


tainan grand matsu templetaiwan chinatownologyTainan Grand Matsu Temple, Taiwan,
大天后宫
Founding year: 1683
Location: Tainan, Taiwan
Read about Tainan Grand Matsu Temple


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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