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Bok Kai Temple

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Historical, beautiful and sad

The inside is impressive and really you should take the time to arrange for a tour. We really... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2014
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See it when you can

The temple is only open during the Bok Kai Festival, so be sure to go when you can. It is very... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2013
Yuba City, California
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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

1  Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 12 January 2014

I only walked the outside, it appears they have let it return to nature. It was deserted. Also, the back is almost crammed up against a dike, which makes it feel claustrophobic. Also, it's at the end of the main drag in Marysville- but 50%...More

Thank Iso T
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The temple is only open during the Bok Kai Festival, so be sure to go when you can. It is very small and being restored as funds become available, so it's not like Chinese temples you may have seen elsewhere. Bok Kai is the goddess...More

3  Thank LadyMarion
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Last weekend my brother John and I went to our former hometown of Marysville for his high school reunion. We visited the Bok Kai Temple that was built in the 1880's near the base of the D Street levee that prtected Marysville from floods of...More

5  Thank Joey88888
Reviewed 19 August 2013

its a cute little place and the people are super nice! we went long before the date I had to put but I still wanted to give it a review!

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Reviewed 2 April 2013

There aren't many Chinese temples left in Ca., so take the yearly opportunity to tour this when tours are given in the spring.

Thank LadyMarion
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Great place to visit when it's open to the public -this is during the annual Bok Kai festival and parade in February of each year. This festival has been ongoing for 132 years!

1  Thank 4Birders
Reviewed 26 February 2012

What a traditional Chinese temple! Everything was old and smokey and shaky which means originality to me! Because of the Bok Kai Festival this weekend, a lot of Vietnamese Chinese were visiting, bearing roast pigs to offer to their gods. It is an active house...More

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