The word ‘klenteng’ or ‘kelenteng’ is derived from the sound of the bell: ‘teng’, ‘teng’, ‘teng’. Then the Indonesians named it Kelenteng. It embraces three faiths; "Ji" (Konghucu), "Sik" (Budhism), and "Too" (Taoism).
Besides being a place for worshipping, this temple is part of Malang's history and open to visitors. Located right in the heart of economic activities and in the Chinese area, the chinese temple Eng An Kiong is a unique destination. The temple is a 5 minutes walk from Malang's central market (Pasar Besar).
The temple Eng An Kiong hosts many traditional chinese celebrations, among which are Chinese New Year and Moon cake Festival. A Mandarin course is offered at the temple as well as traditional Javanese dance classes.