Fodor's Expert Review Chaozhou Assembly Hall

Hoi An Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Of all Hoi An’s Chinese architecture, this assembly hall founded by the Chaozhou Chinese community in 1776 exemplifies Chinese wood carving of this period at its finest. Intricate wood carvings spin a tale of time forgotten through the building's wooden frames, highlighted by ceramic reliefs depicting folk legends of the Trieu Chau settlers who would visit the house at night to pray to at the main altar (which portrays General Phuc Ba and Bon Dau Quan, the god of mastering waves). The two altars on either side depict the gods of wealth and luck.

Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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157 Nguyen Duy Hieu St.
Hoi An, Quang Nam  Vietnam

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Included in 120,000d tourist-office ticket

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