Home »

Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine

Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine

A Hokkien Chinese Shrine in Bangkok

DSC 0458 e1559735731611 683x683 - Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine

The Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine is one of the oldest Hokkien Chinese shrines in Thailand. Its located by the riverside at the end of an alley full of old car parts in Talat Noi community. Zhou Shi Kong was a much-respected monk who came from Fujian province in China.

Chao Zhou 1 e1560637110277 - Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine
The Entrance

The Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine features attractive Qing dynasty architecture with an abundance of murals, paintings, wood carvings, and decorations. Inside the temple, you will find a large image of Zhou Shi Kong in the central chamber. There are images of other Chinese deities and Buddhist images in the side chambers.

DSC 0456 e1560637433737 - Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine
The Central Chamber

Chao Zhou 2 e1560637945480 - Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine
Zhou Shi Kong

During the annual Thekradat festival and the 9-day Vegetarian festival, Opera shows are held on a beautifully decorated stage. This takes place in the Chao Zhou Shi Kong shrine courtyard featuring fictional and historical folk stories of ancient conflicts and romance. The actors wear period costumes and dazzling face make up. A musical soundtrack accompanies the performance featuring musicians playing traditional instruments.

?

?

Where is Chao Zhou Shi Kong?

Location: Sien Kong Zone, (off Soi Wanit 2), Talad Noi, Bangkok.

District: Chinatown

Getting There: Boat: Chao Phraya Express Boat to the Marine Pier. Turn left onto Soi Wanit 2 and then left on to Soi San Jao Sien Kong. The shrine is in front of the River View Guest House.

Map

You May Also Like

Popular Pages on Tourist Bangkok

chinese lantern PPG5FZZ e1596787183278 682x666 - Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine

Bangkok Chinatown

A Guide to Chinatown in Bangkok

P1200416 e1596786816561 978x955 - Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine

Chinatown Walking Guide

A Walking Guide to Bangkok?s Chinatown

DSC 0220 1 e1596787267377 758x741 - Chao Zhou Shi Kong Shrine

Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year in Bangkok 2019

Planning a trip to Thailand?

?icon-plane?Search & Compare Flights with Momondo & Jet Radar

?icon-home?Search & Compare Hotels with Agoda & Booking.com

?icon-ticket?Search Bus, Train, Air, Taxi & Ferry Tickets with 12Go Asia

?icon-arrow-circle-right?Search & Book Tours & Discounted Tickets with Get Your Guide

?icon-arrow-right?Do You Have Travel Insurance? Find Out Why You Need it & Get a Quote.

?icon-info?Learn How to Get Around Bangkok by Public Transport.

?icon-info-circle?Learn How to Travel Around Thailand by Public Transport.

?

Share This
Translate »
error:
Scroll to Top