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Quiet and Calm Place

The place was quiet and calm. Snakes in central room were either dead or intoxicated. Breeding place was uninspiring. Could only track a single snake on a tree. Not too much... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Before visit the temple, i read some of the comments here stated that only 5 snakes available. Actually, there is morre than 5, if u really looking and search them at the sapodilla tree which is the breeding area (free admission). becareful because the snake which is viper might just under your head or in front of your face since... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The snake Temple is run by grumpy nuns and monks and I think the reason that there are so few snakes in there is they are not living up to walking their talk. The temple area is dirty and it holds hardly much interest. (dont need to take of shoes) The farm however just next door (go through the temple... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The place was quiet and calm. Snakes in central room were either dead or intoxicated. Breeding place was uninspiring. Could only track a single snake on a tree. Not too much people. Parking is sufficient and paid. The only attraction was to get your photo with a live snake. The price was RM 30 and a colored print is provided.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you have much time, you can go. It is just few mins from airport. So if you have a car with you you can go easily and spend few minutes to see. Its not a not to miss place, but it takes very little time. So we can increase count to our visited places :D There was 5 snakes... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Average for us adults, but exciting for young adults and children, since they can take pictures with big and small snakes..but .of course all comes with a price. They explained to us that the big snake does not move inside the temple because of the smell of the incense . There are also eggs to feed the snakes on the... More 

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Skaun Municipality, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had some extra time before our flight out of Penang, and took a stop at the Snake Temple. The kids loved it, as it was snakes everywhere. In the temple they laid still, but in the garden it was a bit more movement. Mainly green snakes in the trees, and the taxi driver said over and over again it... More 

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I have to agree with the previous reviewer about it not being anything like I remembered as a kid. I guess all of Penang is like that and before anyone says I'm being a bad traveller, I don't usually have any expectation that things will stay the same. But for this visit ,There were no snakes to be seen in... More 

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Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A must to visit for oversea travelers / foreigner.Nothing to be afraid off as most of the snakes lying motionless on the alter or near the statue. Walk around n u will be offered to take photos with the caged snake. Side stall also served food till 3pm

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had read about the snake temple on the net and so like all good tourists had to go and have a look, but it was more about after that you go to the snake farm and rehabilitation centre and there the snakes were' huge. They guys there did a display for us with 2 different types of cobras and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

So much different from 25 years ago. No proper maintenance. Hardly any live snakes at the main hall. But you can still see few handful at the backyard fruit trees.

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