Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, Sandakan

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#4 of 14 in Historic Sites in Sabah
On a hilltop overlooking the town and its harbor, Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple is the largest Chinese temple in the area. If you wish to learn about the history and significance of this shrine, sign up for a guided tour of the city--visits to the temple are usually included in most day trips. Make Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple a part of your Sandakan vacation plans using our Sandakan day trip planner.
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  • A beautiful Temple overlooking the harbour at Sandakan. Very peaceful, stunning interior, beautifully kept gardens - not to be missed  more »
  • The day we visited the ladies were singing, beautiful to look at. You are only there really for 10mins unless you go to pray. Pretty to see, can taxi there from town centre.  more »
  • Just 5km from the CBD is this amazing Temple. Words can’t do justice to how wonderful the overall experience is. The intricate work to create this temple must be seen to be believed. Thoroughly recomm...  more »
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