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Learn about the Chinese community in early Atherton

Unfortunately I was there on a day that the temple itself was closed, but the interpretive signs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liz H
Mountain Creek, Australia
Chinese history in Atherton

Worth taking time to learn the true history of the tablelands. Who would know without the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joan C
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86 Herberton Rd | Atherton Chinatown, Atherton, Queensland 4883, Australia
+61 7 4091 6945
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately I was there on a day that the temple itself was closed, but the interpretive signs around the grounds provided information on the Chinese community in the early days of Atherton. I was disappointed not to have been able to see inside the temple,...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth taking time to learn the true history of the tablelands. Who would know without the dedication of the Chinese people building a village in far north Qld.

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was great but the guided tour of the temple was even better. The guide had amazing knowledge and passion. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Joseph15
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

An absolutely amazing place, the temple is 115 years old, I recommend the guided tour of the temple. The museum was amazing as well, you can take your time, & have a good look around. 👍

1  Thank Tradie69
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We did not know this temple existed until we stopped at Atherton Big 4 Holiday Park. It was just a couple of hundred metres away. Although devastated by Cyclone Yasi, locals have worked tirelessly to try and restore it. The temple is interesting in that...More

Thank Neree L
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We visited the display room where there was a lot of North Queensland gold mining and Atherton China Town history story boards. We were then taken out to the temple by a tour guide who relayed a lot of very interesting information about the local...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Who would have thought, a real life Chinese temple in the Tablelands!! Having been to China a fair few times, I was just amazed to see this real Chinese Temple in Atherton, Tablelands. This is a must to see if you are in the area.

1  Thank MikeyBirminghamUK
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Came across this location and tour by accident....what a GREAT surprise to find. Sooooo well worth the drive to Atherton. Neil was an excellent tour guide. So much information and the Chinese’s Temple is fantastic.

Thank Topbabe
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A very interesting trip into history at the Hou Wang Chinese Temple. The photographic display was very detailed as well. I would recommend a visit to see how inventive and what amazing workers the Chinese immigrants were.

Thank deedledum
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was the highlight of our visit to Atherton and should not be missed. The two ladies at the site were very helpful and informative, with one explaining the exhibits in the museum before leaving us to read and learn about the history of the...More

Thank Mary23Australia
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