A man Exploring the city in a trishaw near Cititel Penang Hotel

Hainan Temple, Lebuh Muntri

Exterior of Hainan Temple near Cititel Penang Hotel

Called the Temple of Heavenly Queen (Thean Ho Keong), this temple dates back to 1895 and is dedicated to the goddess Mar Chor, patron saint of seafarers. It is a common temple for the different migrant groups from the Hainan Province in South China. This century-old temple was remodelled with stone carvings and swirling dragon pillars by craftsmen from China to commemorate its centenary celebrations in 1995.