Quan Cong TempleChinese-style temple in Hoi’an, Vietnam

Last Update: 24th October 2020
Originally built in 1653, Quan Cong Temple is situated at No. 168, Tran Phu Street, Hoi An. When you visit the temple, you may feel that you were in China. The main colors of the temple are green and red.
Quan Cong Temple Fast Facts
  • Name: Quan Cong Temple
  • ​​​History: dating back to the late 17th Century
  • Things to do there: Vietnamese History, Photography
  • Who visits: History Lovers, Photographers, Culture Lovers
  • Time required: 1 x hour

What to expect at the Quan Cong Temple

The gate of the Quan Cong Temple is made of two wooden doors. Either door is decorated by a green dragon. You’ll find a couplet on which there are Chinese characters praising the spirit of Guanyu. Chinese characters on horizontal lacquered boards in the temple also speak highly of Guanyu. The temple is decorated with many dragon patterns.
The colored copper statue of Guangong stands in the middle of the main hall. It is around 3 meter tall. Statues of several other Chinese Gods are behind Guanyu. Guanyu is guarded by Zhoucang and Guanping on either side. You’ll also a drum and a bell in the Chinese style there.
During the Spring Festival, many locals in Hoi An always pray happiness and peaceful life at the temple. It is said that the temple is charged of the overseas Chinese whose ancestors came from Chaozhou, China.

Best time to visit the Quan Cong Temple

The best time to visit Quan Cong Temple is in the morning.
You could visit the temple around the year.


How to get to Quan Cong Temple

You could take a direct bus or train to Hoi An from Da Nang. And then walk to the temple. Alternatively, just rent a vehicle to the town from Da Nang directly.


Additional Quan Cong Temple Travel Advice

  • Opening hours: 08:00 – 17:00
  • As at 24th October 2020, tourists can visit the temple for free.
  • Please don’t wear shorts, short skirts or minidress in the temple.
  • Please keep quiet in the temple.

Interested in visiting the Quan Cong Temple on a Tour?

Wendy Wei Tours offers a variety of different packaged tours as well as custom tours including the Quan Cong Temple among other attractions and destinations. To find out more, please visit our Tours page or Contact Us directly to find out more.