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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, George Town

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Admire the monumental architecture and calming interior of a long-established Buddhist place of worship at Dharmikarama Burmese Temple. Founded in 1803 by a wealthy member of the city's Bamar community, the building represents the only Burmese Buddhist temple outside Myanmar. Its particularly colorful and ornate exterior, conical tower, and square main hall distinguish it from other Buddhist temples in the country. Beyond its religious significance, it stands as a testament to a community. Learn the history of Malaysia's Burmese population from the set of information panels positioned throughout the temple grounds. Put Dharmikarama Burmese Temple at the forefront of your travel plans using our George Town vacation builder.
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  • Hanya diseberang Thai Budhist temple (reclining Budha). Di halaman vihara ini kita akan jumpai 2 patung singa betina dan jantan ala burma dan didalam nya terdapat patung Budha berdiri yang besar. 
  • Worth stopping for a quick look around as was very atmospheric and interesting. There was a Chinese New Year dragon display which was good to see so if visiting over CNY check if there are any display...  more »
  • Tour the temple is beautiful with its different Buddhas. The garden is nice, our son loved trying to throw the coins in the fountain turnstile. .. very nice view of Penang if you climb to the top floor of the tower clock.
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  • Beautiful temple and pagoda! Several "buildings" to see, the whole place was very nice. Don't forget to go up the tower at the back, it's not that high, but enough to have a different wonderful view!
  • I've been 2 this burmese place in 2008. And it was aw esome
  • A Burmese Buddhist Temple in Penang, with its solemn atmosphere and one of the largest Sleeping Buddha statue in Malaysia. The temple is very beautiful and I would recommend to drop-by for a visit.
  • There are several mismatched photos from the opposite sleeping Buddha temple. This is the Burmese temple with several interesting sections to explore. Take some time and go thru them all
  • Fantastic place to have a peaceful time