Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, George Town

Admire Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, an impressive and important Hindu site offering views of the surrounding scenery. Since the early 1800s, a shrine in the area has been the focus of the Thaipusam celebration, a festival dedicated to Murugan, the Hindu god of war. The shrine was moved in 1850 to the present site, and the site has been expanded with a large temple added in 2012. The new temple includes a seven-story gopuram (main tower) that measures at 21.6 m (71 ft) tall and displays a grand style of Dravidian architecture. Plan to visit Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple during your George Town vacation using our convenient George Town day trip site .
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  • We visited on 30th May, 2019 in the evening. Evening prayer beginning at the base of the hill temple (Elephant God, Lord Ganesha) at 5.30pm and then the evening prayer at the hill starts at 6.00pm. Ve...  more »
  • It may be quite a climb for the elderly but this "white temple" is simply beautiful once you view it at the top of a small hill. Lots and lots of steps. View is lovely at the top too!  more »
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  • One of the famous landmark of Penang. Feeling divine and joyful during each visit
  • Waterfall temple..has about 500 steps..to reach the temple on hilltop.devine and worth visiting..make sure u don't miss the thaipusam celebration here..
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