Retracing the history of KL’s oldest Chinese temple

Exploring the past: UM’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is working with Sin Sze Si Ya Temple in Kuala Lumpur to collect historical data and establish a museum within the temple.

PETALING JAYA: Universiti Malaya (UM) is working towards preserving the legacy and history of Kuala Lumpur’s oldest Chinese temple.

The university’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences dean Prof Datuk Danny Wong said the research project aimed to examine the relationship between Sin Sze Si Ya Temple and the city’s Chinese pioneers with the development of Kuala Lumpur.

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