Kun Iam Temple

Avenida do Coronel Mesquita.


Kun Iam Temple, or Kun Iam Tong, located at Avenida do Coronel Mesquita of Macau, is one of the Three Ancient Temples of Macao.
The temple has a colossal entrance. The temple roofs are bunched with porcelain statues. Divided by the open courtyards, the luxuriantly decorated halls are dedicated to the worth Buddha, the Buddha of Longevity and Kun Iam. The later is dressed in finest silk with a fringed cap. The top is changed every year. Kun Iam or goddess of Mercy is attended by 36 Buddhas on both side of the altar. Neighboring rooms house funeral chapels and tubes honoring Kun Iam in paintings and calligraphy.

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