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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

24 Lorong Burmah, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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24 Lorong Burmah, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful and oldest temple in Penang. This Burmese temple is decorated with beautiful paintings of the life of Buddha and housed one of the largest Buddha statue in South East Asia. The place was very cooling and serene if...More

Thank HaruKenchiru
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful at the same time. My friend is a local and brought me here it was her first time visiting as well. I was in awww!

Thank Shelly L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and good architecture. Must see. Cross the road have another Buddhist temple from Thai. Entrance is free for both and Lot of shopping places near by.

Thank Moe Myint H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is a nice half day visit together with the Thai temple opposite. The monks are nice telling about history and friendly nice atmosphere not too touristy and free of entrance. One may donate some money as they need it. Nice like the real...More

Thank 387georgew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was calm and peaceful atmosphere, you would like if interested in temple culture around the world.

Thank san_vai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the two Buddhist temples on other sides of the street. Impressive Buddha statue of more than 10 m high.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting. Worth a visit, if you are in the area visiting theThai Buddhist Temple Wat Chayamangkalaram.

Thank M J
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable architecture, lots of colours and gold statues 😊. A must to visit when you stay in Penang.

Thank galiceanualina
Reviewed 1 July 2017

"The main attraction for Buddhist and tourists alike are a historical Pagoda, a 200 years old well for early settlement of monks, the main shrine hall, and the Sime Hall where a very tall and large all-marble Buddha image situated." Very tall is an under-statement....More

Thank mizlgw
Reviewed 26 June 2017

There is a tall standing buddha in the temple. Many devotes. The only problem is that there is too many beggars in the temple asking for money

Thank t16mytm
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Marion W
13 September 2016|
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Response from Ko948 | Reviewed this property |
No shoes, including socks, allowed in the temple. Being a religious building, sensible clothes are suggested, as a sign of respect. This means revealing clothes should be avoided.