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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reach there around 8am. Unique with snake around the wall and tree. Photo taking with snake are available too. Try not to touch the snake around the wall as notice saying are very poison

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HLChin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most temples look alike but some just have that certain extra wow factor and significance as did this

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 205amandat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we did not go inside this trip, we have visited previously and while it is interesting to visit, if you have a fear of snakes do not go inside. The snakes live in the tree branches and can be difficult to see. Also be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small temple with snake. However, the number of snakes are must less as compare to 30 years ago. Have to pay to snap photo with snake

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Was there for maybe 30 minutes. Worth a visit if heading to or from the airport. Not somewhere I would go out of my way to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank COW6Y10
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

One and only temple with snakes in Malaysia. Still has its charm and attraction for tourists to Penang. Brought our friends from China to visit this temple for completeness.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dr_ganlt
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Temple located within industries area. There are food stalls. Place was large with snakes resting from trees to trees. There is a snake farm in the premises which you need to pay. Farm look run down but housed many snakes, few are extremely large. Good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

I visited the snake temple as 9 year old child and have had a life long fascination with snakes as a result, so I have always wanted to come back. Fifty years later, I managed it, and although not as big as I remembered, it...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michael T
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Also known as Temple of Azure Cloud, this temple was built to honor a Buddhist monk in 1850. Famed for the presence of poisonous vipers back in those days, sadly one doesn't get to see any more snakes roaming freely around the compounds of this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank EmbracetheUnknown
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I was quite excited to these snakes but there were few of them and the main focus of the temple seemed to be to get tourists to pay a ludicrous amount of money for a photo or tat from the stalls outside.

Date of experience: November 2018
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