Tam Kung Temple (Macau)

The Tam Kung Temple (Chinese: 譚公廟; Portuguese: Templo de Tam Kung) is a temple in Coloane, Macau, China. It is dedicated to Tam Kung.[1]

Tam Kung Temple
譚公廟
Tam Kung Miu (Macau) 01.JPG
Location
LocationColoane, Macau, China
Tam Kung Temple (Macau) is located in Macau
Tam Kung Temple (Macau)
Shown within Macau
Geographic coordinates22°6′51″N 113°33′0.4″E / 22.11417°N 113.550111°E / 22.11417; 113.550111Coordinates: 22°6′51″N 113°33′0.4″E / 22.11417°N 113.550111°E / 22.11417; 113.550111
Architecture
TypeTemple
Completed1862
Tam Kung Temple
Traditional Chinese譚公廟
Simplified Chinese谭公庙

HistoryEdit

The temple was constructed in 1862 during the Portuguese Macau.[2]

ArchitectureEdit

There is a long whale bone with the shape of dragon boat inside the temple main altar.[1] There is also a bronze spouting bowl in the hall.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tam Kung Temple". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 29 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Tam Kung Temple in Coloane". Macau Holiday. Retrieved 29 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Coloane". The Temple Trail. Retrieved 29 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)