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Tua Pek Kong Temple

Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Penang Island 10470, Malaysia
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A Remarkable, Historic and Cultural Attraction!!!

The Tuan Pek Kong/Thai Pak Koong [the spelling varies depending on which Chinese dialect one... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Mark D
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Penang Island, Malaysia
A lovely spot to check out if you’re in the area.

The temple has created a lovely light display in the garden behind the main building...they say it... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
amflhu88
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Saskatoon, Canada
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good16%
  • Average33%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
7 Feb 2018
“A Remarkable, Historic and Cultural Attraction!!!”
12 Jan 2018
“A lovely spot to check out if you’re in the area.”
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Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Penang Island 10470, Malaysia
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

The Tuan Pek Kong/Thai Pak Koong [the spelling varies depending on which Chinese dialect one speaks!! The seaside area has amazing historical, gastronomic, cultural as well as religious elements... The temple-- founded in 1799-- is located before as well as in the large car park....More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The temple has created a lovely light display in the garden behind the main building...they say it looks like the world of Avatar, but I mostly think it’s a pretty light show and garden to spend twenty minutes wandering through. We went right after sun...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Tanjung Tokong Tua Pek Kong Temple now has a new 'highlight'. Creatively strung LED lights from a huge tree creates a Pandora effect. The area is quite small but it is quite stunning when it is lit up in the evenings. The road leading...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The place is small and is really nothing great. Dont understand why so many people. Had to park at the street and paid rm5 and having to walk about 10 mins to view some thing which can be finished in less than 10 mins. I...More

Thank JannChia
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

It’s just a place where the chinese community there decorated the place with LEDs in hope to pull tourists. They will charge the local tourists and tourists brought in by locals admission fee. As of 17th Nov, they charge RM1. Not sure about parking rate...More

Thank Tan W
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing effort and creativity. Free admission so dont pay anything if some random stranger try to collect fee from you.

Thank SHIN HUI T
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Newly opened place in Tanjung Tokong. Its located at the famous Tua Pek Kong temple.Beautiful garden filled with lights all over the place. Nice place for photo taking. Enter through the main entrance and follow the path up, walk one round to enjoy the view...More

Thank leerockz
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

One of the new tourist hotspot in penang. Advise to visit in the evening around 6.30pm to witness the sunset as well the lighting there. Take as many photo as you can :) NOTE: remember to bring a mosquitoes repellent spray and mini fan 👍

Thank Desmund C
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

It has a nice garden with wooden walkway, some benches to enjoy the place and a gigantic Chinese chess. There's also a small lighthouse/post for about 1-2 stories high. Apart from that, there's nothing much about this place.

Thank Yang Kwang L
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