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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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  • 很普通的寺庙 进门是一个长廊 两面挂上10几幅图画 说明释迦摩尼成佛的经过。长廊两侧有长椅,可以休息。 院子里大概有2个佛堂 1个放生池 还有1个供奉的佛堂。 几个和尚慵懒地斜靠着坐在大殿一侧 有人进香时 会唱一段儿经文。  more »
  • A very beautiful temple complex where you feel very welcome. Only the beggars who ask for "Donations" on the doorstep are annoying. In addition to the globe is also a small park and a few shops. There is also here a little shade where you can relax by the Sun. The 101 bus stop is directly at the temple, so that you won't have to search. Opposite the temple is stature and Golden Dragon with the largest reclining Buddha before that.
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  • a very lovely and huge buddhist temple with a large reclining Statue of Budha very close by is the burmese budhist temple  more »
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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