Toa Pek Kong, the oldest temple in Singkawang

Singkawang, City Of A Thousand Chinese Temples

Located 145 km north of Pontianak, capital of  West Kalimantan, Singkawang is the second largest city in the province, bordering the State of Sarawak, Malaysia. Unlike other towns in Indonesia, Singkawang has a distinct oriental atmosphere with hundreds of Chinese temples found around almost every corner of town. This is because over 70% of Singkawang’s population[…]

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