Tua Pek Kong Temple & Goddess of Mercy Pagoda, Sibu
Eng Ann Tua Pek Kong of Sibu was founded around 1890, over 100 years ago. It is the oldest and best-preserved Chinese temple in Sibu. Most of its building material were imported from china including statue of the host deity, Lord Tua Paek Kong. From the original wooden structure, it was rebuilt in 1897 into a Taoist architecture building, with a 7-storey pagoda for the Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin). It is said to be one of the most perfectly proportioned pagodas outside Mainland China. Visitors are welcome to climb its many steps to enjoy spectacular views of the Rejang and the Sibu Waterfront, especially at sunset.
The temple can be leisurely covered on foot once you have arrived in Sibu town.
- Bring drinking water with you.
- Recommended as part of your Sibu town tour.