Chan She Shu Yuen Association
Chan She Shu Yuen or popularly known as Chan Clan Association was established in 1896 as a Clan Consanguinity Organisation. The founders were consisting of tin mines tycoons, the Honourable Chan Sow Lin, Chin Choon, Chin Sin Hee and Chan Choy Thin. They had also built the main collective tombstone in the same year.
Based on the architectural and the structure of CSSY in Guangzhou, China, CSSY KL is a smaller version of the original building which combined the characteristics of a family temple and an ancestral hall features that incorporated the ancient Cantonese-style art and southern China architecture.
On the wall, the painted sculptures are beautiful and unique demonstrating various ancient Chinese drama personalities, ethnic Chinese mythological and devas figures. It is believed that these dramas would be performing endlessly for the ancestors to watch.
The ornament which displays the splendour art of the traditional Chinese glamour is rarely found outside of mainland China.
The tea room displays the tea culture that is deep rooted among the Chinese.
CSSY is within 3 mins walk from the Maharajalela monorail station. On the way, you’ll pass by the Guan Yin Temple so you get to see two architecture structures within a short distance.