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Bok Kai Temple

Marysville, CA
+1 530-301-3834
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This very old Temple is so amazing. There are very few authentic Chinese Temples remaining in this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carey C
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Winter Garden, Florida
Neat piece of history

This was very neat and it has a cool story behind it. Really enjoyed the architecture but I think k... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Juli K
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Marysville, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This very old Temple is so amazing. There are very few authentic Chinese Temples remaining in this country. The Docent was very kind and took the time to answer all my questions. Very few visitors, we were told , are allowed downstairs in the “museum”...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This was very neat and it has a cool story behind it. Really enjoyed the architecture but I think k it would be better to visit in the spring when everything is bright green and flowers are blooming.

Thank Juli K
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

A restored mural, artifacts and more are interesting things to see when touring this historical Chinese Temple. Featured on a PBS show and a tour with one of the local guides is a must. Open the week end each year during the Bok Kai Festival...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

So much of Marysville history is here, from back in the gold rush days when the town was made prosperous. Artifacts from ancient times are shown here. Marysville has a Bok Kai parade every year to honor the heritage of the Chinese temple. Much is...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Nice excursion. Grounds are really pleasant. Plenty of 'on' street parking. Nice restaurants almost next store so you can park, tour, and lunch all within steps of each destination.

Thank Sandra W
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had the opportunity to visit the Bok Kai Temple in Marysville, CA recently as was astonished that is temple is still a functional temple, operating for generations since the 1800s. We must admit, it looked a by creepy at first, but talking to observing...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2016

This was a fascinating piece of local history. Our favorite visit was during the Bok Kai festival when we were able to go inside. Otherwise, it is simply a nice photo op. I would recommend trying to visit when it's open.

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

A must see. It's a piece of local history and very interesting. I'd recommend you stop over and walk around.

Thank hrman835
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

If you are in the Marysville area on a Saturday afternoon, be sure to stop by and check if the temple is open. It is a not to be missed piece of the History of California. The couple, who keep it open are more than...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

The inside is impressive and really you should take the time to arrange for a tour. We really learned a lot. The outside is sad and it really needs an infusion of tender loving care and lots of money. The levee right next to it...More

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