Situated on the east coast of Pulau Pangkor, the Fu Lin Kong Temple is the biggest Taoist temple in the island. There are a number of Chinese locals in Pangkor Island following Taoist teachings. The temple is the center of worship of Taoism in the island, the religion that follows the teachings of Lao Tze, a great Chinese philosopher. The temple is located in Sungai Pinang Besar village, at the bottom of Pangkor Hill. It is one of the most popular Chinese temples in Perak and every tourist visiting Pangkor should take a glimpse of the scenery and colorful landscapes surrounding the temple. Every year, more and more Chinese tourists visit and pray in the temple to acquire blessings from God. Other tourists from different countries also visit this famous temple because of the natural and beautiful surroundings that are ideal for photo activity.
Looking from afar, the Fu Lin Kong Temple radiates tranquility, its serene image nestled against the rocky forest and tall pine trees. Before entering the temple, you will see large white rocks are beautifully arranged before it and the dense flora and fauna behind the temple that evoke nature at its most serene. The Chinese temple, which was just refurbished, is a must-visit place because of the several attractions found within the temple vicinity. It is brilliantly painted with gold, green and crimson and attractively decorated with crafted stone sculpture of sinuous dragons and Chinese deities. The architectural style of the temple is highly ornate, with Chinese architectural design. It is crowned with a pagoda-style roof. [Read more...]