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|Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth|
|Written by Administrator II|
|Monday, 06 April 2009 14:35|
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth (北海斗母宫) began as an attap shed on a rented plot of land in 1970. In 1974, a piece of land was purchased to build a small temple. It was completed on the same year and was officially used as a place of worship. Due to future development plans, a second plot of land was purchased in 1986.
In 1994, the temple committee decided to rebuild a new Tow Boo KongTemple. On 26 April 2000, the temple with a total land area 40,000 square feet, was officially completed at a cost of RM7 million.
Front Prayer Hall
Sacred Prayer Hall
Dou Mu Prayer Hall
Nine Emperor Gods Festival
The worship of Nine Emperor Gods (Known as Kew Ong Yah 九皇大帝in Hokkie, and Koh Wong Yeh in Cantonese) is very prevalent in Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore.