Kum lam Temple is also known as Kun Iam Tong. Founded in the 13th century, it is one of Macau's three ancient temples, and it is one of the biggest and wealthiest temples in Macau. The huge entrance gate and the roofs clustered with porcelain figures, and on the gate there are couplets: Sultans come from India and Kun Lam manifest miracles in the south sea.
The halls of the temple are separated by open courtyards and with richly decorated, which is dedicated to the precious Buddhas, the Buddha of Longevity and Kun Iam, who is dressed in embroiled silk with a fringed crown. She is attended by 18 Buddhas on either side of the alter. In adjoining rooms are funeral chapels and scrolls honouring Kun Iam in pictures and calligraphy.
The temple with large scale in construction, there are also other halls like Hall of Eulogy, Hall of Tan Yue, Hall of Miao Xiang, Buddhist Dining Hall of Abbot. Behind the temple are terraced gardens, where you can see many ancient sky-reaching trees, a memorial archway in commemoration of Abbot Monk Dashan and Memorial Pavilion in commemoration of ex-abbot Monk Huiyin. In the nearby, there is a marble statue of a monk in an ornate pavilion, and four ancient banyan trees with branches intertwined which is known as the Lovers Tree and a symbol of marital fidelity.
The festival of Kun Iam is celebrated on the 19th day of the second, sixth, ninth and 11th months. Located in the first biggest village Mong Ha of Macau, Kun Iam Temple is not only a famous temple, but also one of the most popular tourist destination in Macau, where tourists can enjoy the wonderful cultures as well as the beautiful sceneries.