We took the stairs up the narrow lane lined by shops on both sides. Temple itself is magnificent. All Buddha idols are amazing. Took the inclined lift to the statue. Great view of the city. Must visit if you are in Penang
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Very nice temple, by far one of the biggest one I went. At certain point there's payment that needs to be made before proceeding, which I find unnecessary since having people making donations rather than paying for entry would seem more reasonable. But it's understandable...More
Amazing place, a must see thing. Typically Malaysian, great architecture. It feels amazing to see all those temples, statues, monks. Plus view from the top is perfect. Definitely recommend to visit it together with 1/2 or whole day guided trip through Penang!
My wife and I visited Kek Lok Si as part of a tour organised with "withlocals". The whole site is very impressive and includes numerous different temples, each of which is used daily for local prays. We found it helpful to visit with a local...More
Was there on mid May 2017 and was stunned! Majestic temples and a big statue of Quan In is posing like she's protecting the entire island. The front temple has a very sacred ambience that everyone talks in whispers. Be ready with your wishes cause...More
A very amazing huge/gigantic sculpture standing there under a very very big roof.. from there, and also from the pagoda next to this sculpture you have an amazing view down to georgetown.. No tourists (just we 😊). So no queue or people standing in front...More
It is a large temple spread over an area and has a lift to take you to the main bhudda statue. The size of the statue is impressive, the views are also very nice. We were there on a sunny day so having shnblock/hats is...More