While not knowing anything about Chinese culture learned a lot about how they helped Oroville grow and what it was like for them and the people of Oroville in this period of time... Very informative docents....
This site is an excellent learning experience about Chinese culture in North-eastern California. Beautiful artifacts, amazing architecture, and important history.
Worth it if you have the time, very beautiful and historic presentation of the Chinese's impact on California during the gold rush era.
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