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A quiet place, it is located quite near the Penang hill and kek lok si temple.
Certainly not as touristy feel as compared to other places of interests.
There were aprirama fishes on display in tbe premises.
As for the bats in the temple, did...More
Tucked out of the way, this place is not on the main tourist drag. It's a small temple with a bat cave behind it. The cave is filled with incense (not sure what the bats think of it) and you have to wait a while...More
This is the Tua Peh Kong temple at the foot of Penang Hill in Air Itam. Built in the 1900's, this temple has a cave inside it where thousands of bats dwell. They hang upside down and sleep during the day and fly out to...More
I love syncretic Chinese temples, and so for me this place was a delight. The main deity is Tua Pek Gong (Taoist) - a protective deity in charge of a tract of land, and his statue was excellent. Their Guan Yin (Buddhist) statue, unlike any...More
This temple is unique because it was constructed in the face of a cave which was inhabited by bats. You've to go in the temple to see the bats clinging on the rock surface.
May not be a big tourist attraction but i would recommend...More