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Bendigo Joss House Temple

Closed Now: 11:00 - 15:00
Open today: 11:00 - 15:00
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Very interesting.

This is at the end of the tram line so easy to get to. A very good guide gave a good talk about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan L
Taunton, United Kingdom
Joss Temple

What a great place and the caretaker was so knowledgeable. A great way to spend a some time. Well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Georges R
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“talking tram”(19 reviews)
“chinese place”(4 reviews)
“original site”(2 reviews)
At the heritage-listed Bendigo Joss House Temple, a Chinese place of worship which was constructed in the 1860s, you will discover more about Chinese beliefs and the story of the Chinese who came to Bendigo in search of gold. During your visit the...more
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Finn Street | Emu Point, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5443 8255
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is at the end of the tram line so easy to get to. A very good guide gave a good talk about its history.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place and the caretaker was so knowledgeable. A great way to spend a some time. Well worth doing

Thank Georges R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just arrived, just wandering to get our bearings, and there it was, open and trusting and welcoming, Kuan Yin in all her glory, incense burning, fruit laid out, a ceiling crowded with paper cranes ... And the handsome sanctuary of a walled garden with paintings...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Small but fascinating place of worship. The volunteers were very enthusiastic and very proud of their shrine and had great stories to tell about the place.

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

I found the Joss House to be an amazing place. A lot of interesting history and a very moving experience. We got a real sense of the spirituality of this place of worship. Don't go expecting anything flash but it is a significant part of...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This could have been a wonderful attraction, but the place is so poorly maintained and the staff all look bored and uninterested.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

A really interesting spot with very knowledgeable guides. Historical and yet still in use it's a lovely spot to explore and accessible by tram

Thank MrsSmiffy2015
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Another wonderful visit to the historic Joss House. Travel by talking tram. Find out about Chinese history and culture. Burn some incense and make a wish! Great info from Darren.

Thank Felicity G
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Had not had time to visit previously when showing guests around but so glad this time we were able to go inside, too. Such a knowledgeable guide, with an excellent talk and able to deal with interesting side questions. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Lorene N
Reviewed 27 June 2018

It was lovely to stroll around taking in all the decorations and plants and the pond. Very relaxing and interesting

Thank andiec704
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