Chin Swee Cave Temple
Chin Swee Cave Temple
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Explore this grand religious site located on a sharp, rocky slope near the peak of Resorts World Genting. Embark on a cultural journey through a visual depiction of the afterlife, or simply enjoy the magnificent moutaineous landscape from the temple. Key landmarks include the iconic nine-storey lamp-lit pagoda, the open-air SkyTerrace, and a 15-metre tall statue of Buddha.
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goh j
91 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Wouldnt say its a fantastic place but its one of the places that you have to visit if you are in Genting. One of the places that allow you to get out to enjoy the cooling air. There are also some statues and infrastructures that you can take photos with. I spent about 1 hour there. There is free shuttle bus to and fro from the first hotel lobby car park.
Written January 2, 2020
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Suchitra Ray
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia337 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Located atop a mountain in Genting Highlands, Malaysia, the Chin Swee Temple is a prominent religious site that attracts visitors from all over the world. This stunning temple is dedicated to the Buddhist saint Chin Swee, who is believed to have possessed supernatural powers and the ability to perform miracles.

The temple was built in 1976 and has undergone several renovations since then. Today, it stands as a magnificent architectural wonder that blends traditional Chinese and modern elements. The temple is surrounded by lush greenery and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

One of the most striking features of the temple is its towering statue of Buddha, which stands at 15 meters tall. The statue is made of concrete and is painted gold, making it a shimmering sight to behold. Visitors can climb up to the statue and offer their prayers or simply take in the stunning view of the surrounding landscape.

The temple complex also features several other attractions, including a garden, a fish pond, and a pagoda. The pagoda is a seven-story structure that houses various Buddhist relics, including statues, scriptures, and other artifacts. Visitors can climb up to the top of the pagoda and take in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and forests.

Another popular attraction at the temple is the Sky Terrace, which is a glass-floored platform that extends out from the side of the mountain. The Sky Terrace offers a thrilling experience as visitors can look down at the sheer drop below them and take in the stunning view of the surrounding landscape.

The temple is also known for its ornate decorations and intricate carvings, which showcase the best of Chinese craftsmanship. Visitors can admire the intricate details of the temple's architecture and marvel at the skill and dedication of the artisans who created it.

Aside from being a popular tourist attraction, the Chin Swee Temple also serves as a center for Buddhist education and spiritual practice. Visitors can attend meditation sessions or participate in various religious activities that take place throughout the year.

In conclusion, the Chin Swee Temple is a must-visit destination for anyone visiting Genting Highlands or Malaysia. Its stunning architecture, breathtaking views, and spiritual ambiance make it a truly unique and unforgettable experience.
Written March 16, 2023
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Harrison F. Carter
Auckland, New Zealand12,830 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
It was wonderful up here. Came only to visit the temple and it was so worthwhile. The changing weather, from full cloud, to mist, to clear, made it so atmospheric. A fun drive up and down, plenty of parking and a really impressive place to see. Loved it.
Written August 10, 2022
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Shahrzad sh
United Arab Emirates1,871 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
We first got on the cable car and got off at the station in the middle of the road. We came down by a very much number of escalators (about nine) !!!And then we came to the temple which has a wonderful view. There is also a very beautiful statue of Buddha which is located among the trees.There are many statues here that show heaven and hell. Some of the statues were really scary !!
Written September 13, 2021
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Bulbul
Mumbai, India222 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
The minute I entered the Chin Swee cave temple, I was attracted to the 9 story Pagoda. It was not like I haven't seen a lofty pagoda before, but it just had a sort of vibe to it. It was full of tranquility clubbed with the feeling of being lost in the white clouds surrounding me (the temple).
And then what I saw in front of me was a giant Buddha statue. It seemed Buddha himself was sitting serenely at that hilltop.
Written October 3, 2020
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ONGJINGYUAN@SEU338E
Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia54 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
When I first time come here, I found that the air in the Chin Swee Cave Temple was fresh and you can even feel a cool breath here. The thing I found interesting at here was the pagoda and bridges of fairies. The other landmarks you can found at her are the images of Buddha and thousands of blessing lamps
Written June 15, 2020
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Intan Dea Yutami
Jakarta, Indonesia54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
You can visit this place when you go uphill or down, since this is in the middle of two stations. Taking quite a long walk from the station to reach the temple itself, but elevators are provided. In my opinion, this place offers a lot of beautiful photo spots. This place is situated in a hill (CMIIW) and well, a lot of backgrounds to offer for your photo shoot.
Written January 5, 2020
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Nay Khant Wun
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Friends
A day trip to temple with friends to see the breathtaking views from the square in front of the temple. You can feel the nature with fresh air escape from the KL. Also have good food and feel the weather .
Written August 19, 2020
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POV2010
Pebble Beach, CA36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Spent about 1 hour visiting this temple compound!

Was about noon, and the temperature was about 19 degrees. Nice and cool, when the fog rolls in. The temple was grand and very very clean! Great place to relax and take in the beauty of Mother Nature...and then some!!! We would definitely return for another visit, as it was only about 50 minutes drive fro KL.
BTW, if desired, there is lodging available at a very reasonable “ donations” price..
We did not stay there, but from the pictures, looked fine ( not too plush ..not too ascetic...) ; maybe good for 1 night?
Written February 22, 2020
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Ranjith
Kochi (Cochin), India166 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
The chin Swee temple - a must see place located near to Genting Highlands. The cable car has a stop here. The temple and the surroundings are very scenic- covered by mist and accompanied by breeze. The Buddha statue among the trees is divine.
Written January 7, 2023
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