An important contribution to Northern California history, which continues to grow today Much of Oroville (Ophir in the early days) owes it's attraction to immigrants from elsewhere, to help the development of social and cultural events today. We are fortunate to have this contribution to California 's attractions. The historic location has been fully restored and expanded.
I recently took my 12 year old Granddaughter to visit the Oroville Chinese Temple and we really enjoyed ourselves. She took photos of the coy pond and garden outside as well as the amazing items inside. The facility is clean and the docent was very nice. We did a self guided tour and took in all of the beautiful rooms.... 更多
The Chinese Temple is not only a treasure to Oroville , but a treasure to our Nation! A truly outstanding attraction and a place that all citizens should take time to visit!
Upon entering the temple,we were greeted by a volunteer. The docent shared with us the history of the beautiful temple,e.g., how fortunes were used. She also told us a half million dollars have been invested and one can certainly observe that money has been wisely used. Costumes from the late 1800's of Chinese and American origin were vividly represented. Tapestry... 更多
It' a wonderful telling of the Chinese part of there contribution in building this country. It give's some insight into the religion and believes in the architecture and customs they practiced. It also tell the struggles they had trying to just make a living here and the bigotry they suffered. Asked to come and work on Railroads and stayed when... 更多
The Chinese Temple not only has two well-preserved temples, it provides a museum into the mining period for the Chinese as well as others of that time. If you can get in to see it while you are in Oroville, you should not miss it.
We took some visiting guest to the Temple. We had a very good time and the displays were well presented and explained. It was a very comfortable uncrowded way to spend some quality time learning about the history of the Chinese in Oroville.
The Temple is a place down the street from my grandmother's old place and along the levy. Once it used to be free to walk in. 24/7, drop a few cents for incense, and go in peace. There was honor. Sadly, the nowadays, security must be better, but the place has not lost its mysterious Nineteenth Century ambiance. The curios,... 更多
This is my favorite place to visit in Oroville. The place is a gem. Beautiful and Historic. Very nice and well learned docents. Winter, spring, summer or fall. A GREAT place and a must see and experience for your self. A+