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Kek Lok Si Temple

4.3/5
376 Reviews
Temple
Liked by 7
Closed Open from 8:30am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 3-5 hours
Address: 1000-L, Tingkat Lembah Ria 1, 11500 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang
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Official website: http://kekloksitemple.com/
Phone: +60-4-8283317

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very nice place to visit, strong recommended

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  • resureihosto
    resureihosto
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    The cable car lifts are getting improved.

    We spent time to revisit the temple for third time and it seems that the lifts are improving. We do enjoy this afternoon session with air conditioning in the lifts. Unexpectedly there is a shuttle car...

    Reviewed on /Date(1608998126000+0800)/
  • nazrul6898
    nazrul6898
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    Must visit

    Many spots for beautiful photos. When we visited, there were not many visitors. The temple is tranquil and peaceful. We took the lift to go up to the Kuan Yin part of the temple. It is very beautifu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1601052707000+0800)/
  • aladhea
    aladhea
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    Trust me, your memory card will be filled so fast here

    Prepare an extra memory card. Every where around is a good place to take a picture. Not just the building, but the view itself. Don't skip the huge statue. To go there, you can take a paid trem. The ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1599714460000+0800)/
  • Harrison-F-Carter
    Harrison-F-Carter
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    Impressive

    The approach to the temple is impressive - when you see the scale of it from afar. Up close, you lose that, but gain in the proximity. The statue at the summit is enormous.

    Reviewed on /Date(1597462805000+0800)/
  • Mihajlo
    Mihajlo
    Belgrade, Serbia
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    Amazing temple!

    This is a true must see in Penang! Amazing temple with remarkable views to the city. It definitely worth a journey.

    Reviewed on /Date(1596299186000+0800)/

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Introduction

Kek Lok Si temple is a unique Buddhist temple located in Penang, Malaysia. The temple is know as one of the largest Buddhist temples in southeast Asia, and is host to many varied and interesting monuments of worship. The temple contains many intricate statues and shrines to different important figures in Buddhism, including statues of the Buddha and of Chinese gods. Not only this, but if you travel upwards to the seventh floor you will be greeted with over 10,000 images of the Buddha. The temple, though a place of worship, is also well equipped with many shops fit for tourists.
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