• Bendigo Joss House Temple


Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Bendigo Joss House Temple is temporarily CLOSED. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

At the heritage-listed Bendigo Joss House Temple, a Chinese place of worship which was opened in 1871, you will discover more about Chinese beliefs and the story of the Chinese who came to Bendigo in search of gold.

During your visit the dedicated guides at the temple will regale you with fascinating stories about the lives of Chinese migrants on the Bendigo goldfields back in the mid-1800s and explain some of the intriguing beliefs and rituals that were practiced at the temple during this time.

Constructed using locally handmade bricks and painted red – symbolising happiness, strength and vitality – the Bendigo Joss House Temple is considered a significant and unique part of Bendigo’s cultural history.

11am-3pm, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day)
Finn Street, Bendigo Victoria 3550, Australia