Dingguangtang is in the town. It is a bit like the ancestral halls and temples in Chaoshan area. The door is not opened when you pass by. It may not be open to the public. If you have been to Chaoshan, you will be familiar with this building.
Dingguangtang was built in 1889 by a local family from Fujian, China. Because of its hidden location, it is not very famous. Dingguangtang was built at a time when tin mining was developed, which was the prosperous period of Phuket. At that time, Chinese families were very influential in the local area. There are Taoist carvings on the walls of the temple, the ceiling is blackened with incense, and flowers and candles are always placed in the front hall.
This is a Chinese-style building, very interesting
The location of Dingguangtang is not easy to find. It has Chinese characteristics. I heard it was built by a Chinese family. It has a strong Chinese flavor. There are Taoist carvings on the walls of the temple, the ceiling is blackened by incense, and the front hall is always filled with flowers. And candles. Those who are interested can slowly visit and understand.
There is Dingguangtang built by a family in Fujian in 1889. It’s not known here. It is a typical Chinese temple. There are many Chinese characters everywhere. There are many interiors here. Incense burners and architectural styles are similar to those in Thailand. Different.