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. By using our Air Itam tour itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Kek Lok Si Temple and other attractions in Air Itam.
Tours to Kek Lok Si Temple
Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple Afternoon Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $55
Duration: 4 hours
Private Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $62
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Kek Lok Si Temple Reviews
The Kek Lok Si Temple is beautiful and extremely large covering a huge area. The architecture is outstanding - but do prepared for a long and hot walk upto the top or travel on their own venicular. Th... more »
Banyak jual souvenir,terdapat Buddha rupang yg indah2.tempatnya luas dan tinggi.bisa sambil sembahyang dan beramal krn tersedia bahan bangunan seperti genteng untuk jd bahan pembangunan. more »Many sell souvenirs, there are Buddha Rupang YG Indah2. The place is spacious and tall. Can while praying and charity is available building materials such as tile for JD development materials.
A beautiful temple with goddess of mercy at the top. At the ground there is train that allows you to go up without climbing. There’s a few station to get to the top. Require to pay of course. During Chinese New Year. Kek Lo Si will light up in LED. it is beautiful and nice. The whole place is so beautiful. Definitely will be here to pray again.
The statue of Goddess of Mercy is great, also is one of the biggest in the world. You can visit the pagoda with three statues of Buddha, the only quiet place in the area) It could be a great place to know more about Buddhism in Chinese culture, but there’s so much tourists, that you couldn’t get rid of the feeling of fun-attraction. Wanna see a “spiritual Las-Vegas”? Then it’s the right place for you to visit, especially in the evening. When it gets dark, the whole place starts to shimmer like a New Year’s Eve tree - there’s garlands of light literally everywhere, on every building, a tree and a bush.
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