Bendigo Joss House Temple

Tours Bendigo

Hours: 11am-3pm Saturday & Sunday


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.

Finn Street, Bendigo Victoria 3550, Australia

Refunds are not available for pre-purchased tickets late arrivals no shows or participants who commence a tour but choose not to complete it.

Bendigo Heritage Attractions will happily reschedule the tour time or date of pre-purchased tickets up to 24 hours before the scheduled start time. If a tour cannot be rescheduled a voucher will be issued instead.

If Bendigo Heritage Attractions cancels an experience or tour your experience/tour will be rescheduled to a mutually agreeable time or a voucher issued.