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Penang's Kek Lok Si Temple

Located on a hill in Air Itam, Kek Lok Si Temple (极乐寺) is one of the largest Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia.  The temple construction began in 1893 and till today, this sprawling temple complex is still being expanded. 657 more words

Travel Destinations

What has Donald Duck in common with Buddhism?

Well, until now I would say – nothing. But if you ever happen to be in George Town, the capital city of Penang, go to… 37 more words

Art & Culture

Majestic temples in Penang

Our last day in Penang and it was a day reserve for temples visiting. Amazed there were so many different cultures temples in Penang. We went to the Kek Lok Si Temple, our coach driver took us half way up the hill and from here we can either walk uphill to the temple or take a Incline Lift up. 513 more words