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24 Lorong Burmah, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated right across the Thai Buddhist temple, this is A real splendid temple to visit.There are numerous idols of Buddha, in various poses.See the pretty pictures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely temple complex (opposite the reclining Buddha temple so easy to view both in the same trip/stop) with a range of structures and a rotating arm at the wishing well pond. Lovely colours and architecture and interesting contrast with the nearby reclining Buddha temple. A...More

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

The big standing buddha, fish pond, beautiful landscape design, magnificient temple made it special & must visit attraction point

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting a temple when in Penang is a must. This one we visited on our way back to our hotel having visited George Town. Unlike some other sites this was all on the flat, no steep steps or hillside strolls. Stunning and colourful with monks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such exquisite details in this serene and beautiful place of worship. Wonderful things to see such as the giant Lord Buddhas statue and huge Bodhi tree and wishing pond.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JanP888
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful temple. It has statue of standing Buddha. There were beggars in the temple complex. Overall a serene, quite and peaceful place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G2designin
Reviewed January 15, 2019

There are several temples in this complex; however the main temple is where the tall statue of Buddha stands. Neat and clean place and well maintained. Temple complex also had wash room facilities and a small Restaurant. The roof of the temple was beautifully carved....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

I think this one has the world’s largest standing Buddha - it’s an enormous gold plated statue in a gorgeous golden Buddhist temple with intricate architecture. A must visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Situated at Burmah road, just opposite Wat Chaiyamangkalaram. Typical Myanmar style architectural buildings. The most impressive place is the hall with the tall,majestic, standing statue of the Buddha. Went in topay homage. The other halls are also worth visiting. There are many stalls selling souvenirs...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GanL
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Local Burmese people, monk and a beggar. It's opposite to Thai temple. The roof of the temple was carved and decorated in Burmese Style. Nice and relax place in downtown Penang.

Date of experience: November 2018
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January 22, 2019|
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Response from Alok_Nahata | Reviewed this property |
You just go there and tell the monk present there about your feelings and ask for their blessings. That should be enough. No appointment is needed.
December 24, 2018|
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Response from kha0suay | Reviewed this property |
Before 6 pm is better, a little quiet area
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Response from Ko948 | Reviewed this property |
No shoes, including socks, allowed in the temple. Being a religious building, sensible clothes are suggested, as a sign of respect. This means revealing clothes should be avoided.