Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, Sandakan

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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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  • In Sandakan stop before a trip, I went to see this temple, allowing nothing extraordinary, anyway have a nice view... and a certain serenity at prayer time. By taxi I paid 40RM go back (the driver asked 50)
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  • We visited with our 3 year old. The temple itself is very clean it's free to enter and there are no dress codes as I know previously you have to cover your legs arms etc but they were pretty relaxed. ...  more »
  • This majestic temple built in 1987 stands on a hilltop overlooking the sea. The entrance is being greeted with Lord Buddha statues and each one is tilted as the road is uphill. A must see place. Decor...  more »

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