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Penang for Chinese New Year. Sights not to be missed!

If you’re in Penang for the festivities this weekend, there are two places you just can’t miss!
The Penang Chinese New Year Lantern event is back for its second year and will be an amazing display of uniquely designed lanterns at Dewan Sri Pinang. 98 more words


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

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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

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