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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 5 days ago via mobile

Hard to work out why this temple gets so many visitors excited. If you have been to Myanmar (Burma) itself, you will quickly realize this is more like a roadside temple than one of the wonders of Bagan. In truth, even the wooden Burmese temples...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a yearly visitor, this Burmese temple awes me every time. Nice grounds within a beautiful temple complex. There are monks in the main prayer room who will chant some prayers for you. Donation to the temple after prayers by the monks is at your...More

Thank genekhoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To me it was an unexpected 'Bonus Tour! It was not in my Itinerary but I truly enjoyed visiting The Temple inside, and the Couryard as well! Worth visiting and I recommend it to others too!

Thank rendezv0us1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't find anything that really precious to me but ended up screamed at me for asking some money. Maybe it has a great building, but too many beggars and also the temple is also small makes it unperfect. Not Worth to go, it's boring...More

1  Thank William Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Opposite to Wat Chaiyamangalaram, this temple has lesser visitors. As you walked into the temple, you can read the story on the board between the pillars, will give you a good understanding of the budda. There are also few other structures behind the main building....More

Thank Richard_Heng
Reviewed 18 October 2017

On Lorong Burma, right opposite the Thai Buddhist temple, this is a very typical modern Buddhist temple. Has the usual murals of the Buddha's journey to enlightenment along the approach to the main sanctum and a nice garden with some kitschy sculpture work. Can take...More

1  Thank SL9999
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Nice temple. Showing the history of Buddha Sakyamuni and also many version of Buddha’ statue from many countries.

1  Thank Fenny A
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Free to enter and across the street from the Thai temple, Wat Chayamangkalaram. To enter the temple, shoes must be removed and in one of the temple, there is a monk which does blessing. Please that note that there are beggars at the entrance to...More

Thank jtsl9
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Free to enter and walk around. They do have donation boxes. A massive Buddha stand in the main temple and a row of buddhas stand in the hall behind. Very pretty and something to see for a bit if you want to kill an hour...More

Thank Benjamin C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This is a Buddhist temple,that was build by the Burmese people. Very simple and beautiful architecture. There might be a lot tourist or visitors sitting on the side bench. Ignore them and look up at the painting/picture which comes with short explanation. Overall a nice...More

Thank PurnimaJaay
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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.