Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam

Visit Kek Lok Si Temple, the largest Buddhist complex in Malaysia. Established at its hilltop location in 1891, the temple harmoniously combines architectural influences from across the region. Its main feature remains the impressive seven-story pagoda and its 10,000 alabaster and bronze statues of Buddha. The ample grounds include separate areas of relaxation and contemplation, with pools, ponds, and well-maintained, peaceful gardens. A venerated place of worship, the temple attracts pilgrims from across Southeast Asia and beyond. Using our online itinerary creator, Air Itam attractions like Kek Lok Si Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Kek Lok Si temple is very big. Every time of nearly chinese new year will be open the light at night, you will feel very beautiful. There also can buy some souvenir. If you drive your car to there...  more »
  • A beautiful temple that is a must visit if going to Penang. Visited during Chinese New Year and it was lit up with the most incredible lights display - I couldn't believe how beautiful it looked...  more »
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  • Very picturesque temple which you can visit for free. The temple opens at 8.30 am and we would recommend you to be there right around that time to avoid the crowds, the heat and get a good chance of capturing those great shots without any other person in the frame. For 6 RM you can go all the way up (with an elevator) to enjoy the view over the city.
  • Was here 10 years back and it was a humble temple. Impressive in size but feel has lost a bit of its charm. felt like a big supermarket. would have liked if the temple was kept sacred for prayers and the commercial part perhaps at the bottom of the hill.

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