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Bendigo Joss House Temple, Bendigo

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At the heritage-listed Bendigo Joss House Temple, a Chinese place of worship which was constructed in the 1860s, you can discover more about Chinese beliefs and the story of the Chinese who came to Bendigo in search of gold.



The dedicated guides at the temple will regale you with fascinating stories about the lives of Chinese migrants on the Bendigo goldfields back in the mid-1800s and explain some of the intriguing beliefs and rituals that were practiced at the temple during this time.

Constructed using locally handmade bricks and painted red – symbolising happiness, strength and vitality – the Bendigo Joss House Temple is considered a significant and unique part of Bendigo’s cultural history.

The Bendigo Joss House Temple is located at the northern terminus of the Vintage 'Talking' Tram Tour. Free parking is also available.
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TripAdvisor
  • Interesting place but noticeably still a place of worship as well as tourist spot. The attendant that greeted us was a wealth of information and pleasant to chat with. 
  • Stopped off on the tram ride without much enthusiasm but found this place very interesting. The building itself is fascinating but the guide was able to give us a load of information on the history of...  more »
  • We saw the Joss house many years ago & decided it was time to have a return visit. (31.12.16) The 2 gentleman working there were just delightful & very informative. There's so much history here & I th...  more »
Google
  • The temple curator is really knowledgeable and friendly, a real delight and a fascinating visit to understand part of Bendigo's history.