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Law Kwan Thion Pagoda, Chinatown

1 review of Law Kwan Thion Pagoda, Chinatown

Roberto Gonzalez

Pagoda de Law Kwan Thion

One of the most unexpected corners of our visit to Port Louis was a Buddhist pagoda. At first, while reading about it I thought of the typical building with 7 overlapping roofs, but it wasn't actually like is. This is known as Kwan Thion Law, it is in the Rue Royale, and is a single room but also charming, no frills or tinsel. Tang Yun Sing, the historian, said his name comes from the combination of the names of three families together and it is one that has been around for over 100 years. The construction and maintenance of this sanctuary is very good. The bi ying (geniuses wall) is installed at the entrance to ward off evil spirits.

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