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It's interesting that this temple doesn't have all the glittery gold of the Reclining Buddha temple, but represents the true austere Buddhist philosophy. First thing you notice is the huge incense sticks that are so big they are on the ground. The one complaint I...More
Being a Taoist I visit temples and this place is also world renowed as a tourist attraction during the daytime.Throughout the day there are visitors and devotees asking for blessings.
Around this place are many shops selling prayer parapnenalia
and on big occasions beggars congregate...More
We must have been there on a holiday because the Goddess of Mercy Temple was very crowded and there was incense everywhere. We were just passing by while walking through the city, but no one stopped us from looking inside. The Temple is accessible from...More
A must visit temple in Penang not only for the temple but for observing the native people who worship there and their rituals. Inside is a gratifying insight to their religion and beliefs but you have to remain respectful and quiet throughout showing respect for...More
One of old temple in penang, not to crowd during weekday and easy to acess by CAT (free bus) : from KOMTAR stop in front of bus stop no 16 but pls take note that you have to press stop button from inside bus or...More