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Kek Lok Si Chinese Temple, Air Itam
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Visit Kek Lok Si Chinese Temple, the largest Buddhist complex in Malaysia. Established at its hilltop location in 1891, the temple harmoniously combines architectural influences from across the region. Its main feature remains the impressive seven-story pagoda and its 10,000 alabaster and bronze statues of Buddha. The ample grounds include separate areas of relaxation and contemplation, with pools, ponds, and well-maintained, peaceful gardens. A venerated place of worship, the temple attracts pilgrims from across Southeast Asia and beyond. Take a look at our Air Itam trip generator to schedule your visit to Kek Lok Si Chinese Temple and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Been to a few and this was middling. Crowded with tour group and everything seemed newly painted. Bit like a stroll though a theme park. Also thought the mandatory tram ride RM6 both ways to the bronz...  more »
  • big temple with lots of possibilities. can walk thru the all building and join a prayer if you want. had a big Souvenir store 
  • I Realy like the Temple. Was perfect. Perfect style od culture in perfect view. You can make a wish and be realy happy in this pleace. For me must See! It is only 10 km from George Town be bus 201/204...  more »
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  • This is the one of Chinese temle you have to visit in Penang. You can pray with Kuan Yim, Goddess of mercy.
  • One of the best tourist attractions in Penang. Only turn off is beggars inside temple, at-least they won't chase chase us for money, still it's not pleasing when seeing them inside temple.
  • Also known as Temple of Supreme Bliss located at the hilltop of Ayer Itam, Penang.
  • Really nice temple it's huge and a must visit. Be aware of the many stairs you'll have to climb to get to the top. But the view is worth it!
  • Amazing Kwan Im statue