Tow Boo Kong Temple

Originally set up as just an attap-shed shrine in the early 1970s, the temple was rebuilt to its current scale and grandeur in 2000. The majestic archway was completed in 2009. The temple complex boasts an overwhelming and sumptuous assortment of murals, paintings, sculptures and stuccos, with figures like dragons, mythical lions and heavenly warriors adorning the walls, pillars, ceilings and beams.br>Beyond its monumental entrance archway, the complex’s elaborate passageway system features a front prayer hall, an inner courtyard, an interior prayer sanctuary and the main sanctum where the central deities are seated.The festival features parades, street opera and countless vegetarian food stalls, as well as spectacular acts of worship such as fire-walking and even piercing of spears and hooks on devotees and religious mediums. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims, tourists and locals swarm Raja Uda towards the temples during this celebration of epic proportions.

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