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Snake Temple

Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah | Bayan Lepas Industrial Park, 11900, Malaysia
+60 4-643 7273
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Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah | Bayan Lepas Industrial Park, 11900, Malaysia
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"pit vipers"
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"king cobra"
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"small temple"
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"temple grounds"
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"unique temple"
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"poisonous snakes"
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"take pictures"
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"main temple"
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"souvenir shops"
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"bayan lepas"
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"free entry"
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"photos taken"
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"penang airport"
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"per adult"
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"entrance fee"
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"python"
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Reviewed yesterday

Situated past Georgetown and out towards the airport, the trip here is long but generally well worth the time and trouble. There are two parts to this tourist attraction. Out the front is the actual Snake Temple. It is quite small and far more touristy...More

Thank MikeH1949
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The snake temple is very well known and thus quite a big tourist draw in Penang, but it's really not worth it. It's quite a long trek from George Town, with the local bus (401E) going from the shopping mall to the temple, costing just...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Far from the city, nit worth the visit. Yes, you will see some snakes but it isnt something amazed to see.

Thank Rosa S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had time to spare on our way to the airport and decided use it on a visit here – it turned out to be on the opposite side of the freeway so we had to u turn back – there is a parking area...More

Thank GDay1044
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Were there 20 plus years ago. The visit then was interesting with many snakes in the temple. So we decided to go again this time round. Lesser snakes with only a few hanging inside the temple. We asked a nun there if we could take...More

Thank laksa88
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple has built long time ago, it is a temple where the snakes lying lazily onnthe joss sticks, in the garden, at the chimney etc. There is a place where you can take photos with the "phytons" and a few of small and poisonous...More

Thank Ongbb
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s quite a distance from the city area and not easily found. There is a guy who randomly choose cars to charge for carpark fee. It’s a small temple with live snakes and you can pose for photos with them.

Thank Candy T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely waste of time. Nothing here. Only a few snakes hanging on the trees in the middle of the temple. Won't even step into this place if not for my friends who were first time in Penang and wanted to take a look.

1  Thank bennyvectra
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

It was a 50mins Drive from George Town . So it wasn’t very worth it to drive all the way just to see a few sleeping snakes being drowsy from the incense , as well as a snake rearing garden . But the temple was...More

1  Thank Christina Y
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Then Snake Temple is located in Southwest Penang Island. The temple was built about 1850 in memory of a Buddhist monk. It is home to a variety of pit vipers. Pretty much a nondescript temple other than the snakes. Supposedly the snakes have always resided...More

Thank Brian B
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