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Muar Nan Hai Fei Lai Guan Yin Temple (麻坡南海飞来观音堂)

Muar Nan Hai Fei Lai Guan Yin Temple (麻坡南海飞来观音堂)

The ancient temple is located at Jalan Salleh, opposite Pagoh Bus Station with over hundred years history. It was established before 1913. The main deity in the temple is thousand hands Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy). The temple provides various services to devotees like consultation, divination, an tai sui, lighting, luck-replenish, beat the bad guy […]

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Nagamalai Koil Alaiyam

Nagamalai Koil Alaiyam

A dream on 22 April 1974 from the snake divine brought the retired Indian rubber tapper, Gubbala from Bukit Pasir to a hilly forest in a rubber plantation. The snake divine in the dream guided him to the hill to build a temple. A few giant stones resemble the giant snake viewing from far distance. […]

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Sin Si Kong, Bukit Mor [武吉摩仙師宮]

Sin Si Kong, Bukit Mor [武吉摩仙師宮]

Sin Si Ya (仙師爺) was a local Chinese Kapitan named Sheng Ming Li [盛明利] who was born in 1822 presumably on November 16, a Hakka from Hui Zhou [惠州] of Guangdong Province, China. He was a prominent and highly respected Chinese community leader in Seremban. He was killed in a civil war between two Malay […]

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Siang Kong Shan [仙公山], Bukit Bakri

Siang Kong Shan [仙公山], Bukit Bakri

The temple and its attached small garden are still poorly maintained with over grown grasses after its founder passed away in 2006 compared to its glory days in 80s. The founder was instructed by the deity in a dream to buy the tin mining hill site, and he later built the temple for the deity […]

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Sultan Ibrahim Jamek Mosque

Sultan Ibrahim Jamek Mosque

Masjid Jamek Sultan Ibrahim Jalan Petri, Muar 84000. The original mosque built around 1890s was the first mosque in Muar and named Masjid Jamek Muar. The Sultan Ibrahim Mosque was designed and built in 1925 and completed in 1927. It stands near the mouth of the Muar River on a spot that is attractive and […]

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Parit Unas San Chai Temple

Parit Unas San Chai Temple

The temple was founded by late Dato Kor Thian Peng, he was said a foster son of late Johor Sultan. Dato Kor is a legendary person, the only temple medium conferred with a datukship for his role in curing illness of a member of the royal family. According to legend, the temple divine god protected […]

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East Guangdong Ancient Temple (粤东古庙)

East Guangdong Ancient Temple (粤东古庙)

The temple was built by Teochew clan in 1895, one of the oldest temples in Muar city. Its name was derived from Teochew’s geographical location in China, that is at the eastern part of Canton (Guangdong) province. (粤东) According to unwritten history, the deity statue (玄天上帝) was brought in from Riau Archipelago by Tan Song […]

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