Sze Yup temple Glebe

Chinese temple built in 1898 by Chinese immigrants from Sze Yup, in Guangdong province, it was destroyed by fire and reconstructed in 1955 and again in 2009. It comprises a central pavilion flanked by separate pavilions and is significant for its blending of traditional design, local materials and Federation detailing. It is dedicated to Kwun Ti, a warrior and patriot in the era of the Three Kingdoms 220–265 AD, who was famous for his loyalty, physical prowess and masculinity. In Australia, immigrant Chinese worshipped him as a wise judge, a guide and a protector.

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1898
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Glebe joss house
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