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Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, George Town
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Admire Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, an impressive and important Hindu site offering views of the surrounding scenery. Since the early 1800s, a shrine in the area has been the focus of the Thaipusam celebration, a festival dedicated to Murugan, the Hindu god of war. The shrine was moved in 1850 to the present site, and the site has been expanded with a large temple added in 2012. The new temple includes a seven-story gopuram (main tower) that measures at 21.6 m (71 ft) tall and displays a grand style of Dravidian architecture. Make Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple a part of your George Town vacation plans using our George Town travel itinerary maker.
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  • A must visit temple if you are in Penang. The main deity is Lord Muruga. Various celebrations take place here such asThaipusam, Skantha Shashti and Thiru Karthigai festival. The temple is known as Tan...  more »
  • Went there just before sunset. 513 steps to be precise. The front gate was under renovation. To reach top, if you are fit, wont take much time. Visit the temple at the bottom first, then you can climb...  more »
  • Pura Hindu terkenal dengan perayaan Thaipusam. Para wisatawan bisa berkunjung kapan perayaan Thaipusam (bisa bulan Jan dan Feb setiap tahun)