Timothy Tye's Travel Encyclopedia
Berapit Chinese Cemetery

Penang Hotels Christmas Promo 2017
Penang Hotels Christmas Promo 2017

Berapit Chinese CemeteryNew grand arch of the Berapit Chinese Cemetery (22 August, 2015)



Berapit Chinese Cemetery (GPS: 5.38837, 100.48796) is one of the biggest cemeteries in Penang. It is known in Chinese as 福德正神墓園 (Mandarin: Fú Dé Zhèng Shén Mùyuán, Penang Hokkien: Hock1 Teik1 Ceng1 Sin3 Bong33hnui2, English: "Cemetery of the Right God of Blessing and Virtue"). The name is in reference to Tudigong 土地公, commonly known locally as Tua Pek Kong 大伯公, the tutelary deity of Chinese folk religion that is worshipped before the burial, to usher the deceased into his care.

Berapit Chinese Cemetery is located on both sides of Jalan Berapit, in Berapit, Bukit Mertajam, though the main portion is on the north side of the road. It includes a funeral parlour, a crematorium, the Tua Pek Kong funerary temple, and a multi-storey columbarium (which at time of writing, August, 2015), is nearing completion. Visitors to the Berapit Chinese Cemetery pass through an old archway. A new grand archway has also been erected facing the new access driveway.

Berapit Chinese CemeteryExisting old entrnace of the Berapit Chinese Cemetery (22 August, 2015)


Berapit Chinese CemeteryThe Tua Pek Kong Funerary Temple at the Berapit Chinese Cemetery (22 August, 2015)


Berapit Chinese CemeteryNewly completed graves at the Berapit Chinese Cemetery (22 August, 2015)


Berapit Chinese CemeteryThe new multi-storey columbarium at the Berapit Chinese Cemetery (22 August, 2015)

Berapit Chinese Cemetery on Google Maps Street View



Berapit Chinese Cemetery is on the map of Berapit

List of Cemeteries in Penang and Cemeteries in Malaysia




Hamidouroll Online Store

Get your message across to a hundred thousand people a month when you advertise on Penang Travel Tips. It's the website that everybody goes to for all information on Penang. To place an ad on this site, click on contact me below. contact me

 Visiting Penang? Look for your hotel room over here!

You can look for and book your hotel room direct from this website. Simply click here or use the search box below. You can filter the results based on your requirement, everything from five star hotels to homestays and more.

 Look for a specific type of accommodation in Penang

 Latest Pages | Halaman Terkini

 List of 735 Streets in Penang

 List of 3462 Sights in Penang



 Coming soon: Penang's own water theme park - see video!

All about me

Thank you for visiting my travel encyclopedia. I started it in 2003, and today it has over twenty thousand pages, all written by me. My name is , you can call me Tim. I am a full-time website author writing only my own website, to describe things and places I am curious about. To know more about me, go to www.timothytye.com I have been living at home writing my websites full time since 2007. I describe my alternative lifestyle in my Happy Jobless Guy website.

As a Christian, I hope that through this website, I am able to deliver God's Good News to people all over the world.

If you wish to contact me, please submit the contact form. Thanks again, don't forget to follow me on Facebook!













Copyright © 2003-2017 Timothy Tye. All Rights Reserved.