This temple holds the contents of a number of Chinese temples from north-eastern Tasmanian mining towns. As these temples closed their contents were kept, and eventually donated to the people of Launceston.
Guan Di Temple is still a working Joss House and offers a unique window into Chinese religious practice in Tasmania during the 1880s. The collection includes decorated plaques, incense burners and other ceremonial items.
It is still a working temple, and it a unique window on Chinese religious practice in Tasmania in the 1880s. The significant collection includes decorated plaques, incense burners and other ceremonial items.
Found on the ground floor of the Queen Victoria Art Gallery at Royal Park.