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Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram

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17, Lorong Burma, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must see when in George Town. Absolutely amazing place. Free entry which is very rare for anywhere these days. Lovely ambiance and fantastic photo opportunities.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We popped in to have a look at this site is near our hotel. It was worth it. The Buddha certainly is huge, but what was really interesting was the plaques of those whose ashes are interned at the site and the smaller Buddha statues...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the reclining Buddha this morning. Really great, although the Chinese people spoil it for others. They have no manners at all.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank N5648KPericm
Reviewed June 10, 2019

nothing great about the place..quite ordinary in terms of art and art work..the Burmese temple opposite is also not so great

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Worth a visit but just beware of shoes theft (that’s what was written on the main temple hall entrance). It will enlighten you another prospective of Chinese Thai culture.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AlbertL1966
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Golden dragons with gems glitter at the front and guard a very relaxed statue of Buddha reclining in gold. The lady at the front was fiercely protective and rightly reprimanded my friends for their hats. This is a must see temple in the world.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

This has a large reclining Buddha which is massive. You can light candles there by paying a nominal amount. The dragons at the entrance of the temple are beautiful too. Both the Buddha and the dragons are challenging to fit in a photo frame because...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank FamilyTravellerSG
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

This is a very colourful Buddhist temple with a large chedi and reclining Buddha set in its own pavilion unfortunately closed. Nagas and chinthe lions are covered in a mosaic of different coloured glass and there are several small pavilions with more Buddha images.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

The temple architecture is beautiful. The colourful statues are made of glass pieces which gives light reflection of a hot sunny day. There is a hugh reclining Buddha. Is worth visiting.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MagdaleneWai
Reviewed May 26, 2019

This temple is definitely worth a visit. The brightly coloured dragons at the entrance & the colourful decorations are spectacular. You must remove your shoes to go into the temple & I couldn’t help but notice the beautiful coloured tiles you walk on. The reclining...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Smith01England
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Response from GDay1044 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay traveling in Thailand at the moment - No the free bus does not go as far out from the town Center - There is a paid for Hop on Hop off open bus tour that takes in this site (worth the visit by the way)
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