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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

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Address: 24 Lorong Burmah, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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This is a really unique temple because it is Burmese, so don't miss it! You can go to the top of one building for a great view of the surrounding area. There are multiple... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Boise
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a really unique temple because it is Burmese, so don't miss it! You can go to the top of one building for a great view of the surrounding area. There are multiple buildings and lots to explore. Spend about an hour here and then head across the street to another amazing temple complex.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this temple during our visit to Penang. It is quite a nice place to see, although a bit of a distance away from most other Penang attractions. Right across the street is another temple which makes it very easy to visit both together. We only spent maybe 15 minutes looking around, but we were also in a bit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting temple with some shade to escape the sun. There are beggars here and little stalls out the front but still an enjoyable visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this temple right after arriving from Bangkok. You will find a total different setting for Buddhisms which is worth seeing. Nice gardens, relaxed environment, colorful setting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great temple the standing Buddha was fantastic. We were accosted by two beggars at the entrance however that did not stop hassling you for money and was rude to my mother in law when she got some money. Our tour guide said you shouldn't give anything as these people can make as much as 400rm a day begging as it's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are different schools of Buddhism and at this Burmese temple, you will be reminded of Thai temples except for the different building structure. Worth a look around and a blessing from a monk. Spend a few ringgit to buy some gold leaf and stick it onto a Buddha statue for merit or just memories. But be warned the gold... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we arrived the place was not very crowded, there was space to take foto's and space to enjoy the gold colored building as well as the dragons and other ornaments. At both sides of the road there are beautiful temple buildings, in one of them is an huge Buddha statue. Interesting place, good for an hour of peaceful harmony... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you're around this area, do drop by to see the Burmese Temple and it's interesting to see the Burmese style of temple here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Absolutely must to do in Georgetown. This Burmese Buddhist Temple is located right if front of the Reclining Buddha Thai Temple. It is quite far from the center of Georgetown, so it is better to take a bus.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Less grand than the Thai temple across the road. However I enjoyed the pictures depicting the Buddha's life. It did feel wonderfully relaxing in comparison to the busy Penang world. I wish there was a little more explanation of the symbolism, as someone who does not know much about Buddhism the grand depictions were a little lost on me.

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