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Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah | Bayan Lepas Industrial Park, 11900, Malaysia
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Thought that the temple would have lots of snakes writhing around. Instead there were only 4 or 5 sitting sedately in branches. The room next door has pythons you can pose with to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought that the temple would have lots of snakes writhing around. Instead there were only 4 or 5 sitting sedately in branches. The room next door has pythons you can pose with to get your photo taken. The souvenir shops out side sell cheap plastic things.

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Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another must visit spot in Penang. Located just about 10 minutes from the airport. The place was crowded with tourists and also locals, unfortunately as compared to our visit many years ago (in the 90's), the population of snakes have declined significantly. There were only about 4-5 big photons in display and a small amount of tree snakes. And we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice experience especially at the snake farm next to the temple. Need to pay RM8 for admission into this but good walk around. Met up close with many pythons, 2 albinos and a few who were still rather untamed. Up close with spitting cobras and a very huge terrapin turtle. Had a good time.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice temple with lots of snakes around. They are all wild snakes. We went during the day time when the snakes sleep. There were plenty of snakes on the trees and on many parts of the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

But the snake farm next to it. Is brilliant. The temple. All they are trying to do is get you to pay to have a photo with a python. There are vipers in the trees around the temple that's it. Go out the temple and you will see the snake farm (not on trip advisor). Cost 8Rm. They have lots... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice temple, i was able to take some very close pics of snakes. Green snake with triangular head was fascinating.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

The location of the temple is outside of the city center. At the entrance some shops with the usual t-shirts etc. The temple is divided in 2 rooms and 1 small garden. The first room 4 small sleeping snakes and some people praying. In the 2nd room you can go and make a picture with a Snake for 30rm and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Small temples with a walled section whereby you can see snakes on trees. It's unique, as a matter of fact a temple surrounded by big modern factories in Bayan Lepas.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Went to the snake temple hoping to see snakes, but there were basically none to be seen--just a couple little ones that were virtually invisible amidst the foliage. There wasn't much else to see at the temple either; unlike other temples on Penang Island (such as Kek Lok Si), there were no significant statues, murals, or other pieces of religious... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend. Venomous pit vipers just chilling wherever they want throughout the temple. I wasn't expecting it at all when I walked in. You can have 2 photos taken with a python around your neck and a pit viper on your head for 40 ringgit. Pay another 8 ringgit to walk through another caged snake section where the Chinese owner... More 

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