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Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple

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Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Divine place

Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Kovil is one of the must visit place in Penang .we went in evening... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sriram R
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One of the largest temple in south east asia.

Great place nice to see temple like this in Malaysia.Usually we only able to see this type of big... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Elan g
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Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Kovil is one of the must visit place in Penang .we went in evening and it was a great Divine place . When we went the place was so quite with mild evening breeze. Place is very clean and impressive dharshan. From the...More

Thank Sriram R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great place nice to see temple like this in Malaysia.Usually we only able to see this type of big temples in India. The carvings and finishing of the pillars around and in the temple is mesmerising.Really great peace full place to be in.Of Course this...More

Thank Elan g
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This hill temple is the good place to worship Lord Muruga in Penang. Temple is maintained neat and clean. It is situated at the top of the hill in calm atmosphere.

Thank athinarayanasamyv
Reviewed 1 May 2017

When we arrived at the address I felt so hopeless. It turns out the temple is sooooo up high and we need to climb. At first I think I will leave but my sister insist to climb. And we did. Thanks to her my legs...More

1  Thank Regina P
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Lots of steps to negotiate, about 500? The view is however well worth the hike. Hindu temple which is not that well advertised to visit.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This temple I have to visit as it is a prayer time. It is on the hilltop and there are steps to go and pray . I found out there is a peaces when you sit down and meditate. Do some donation to the temple.

2  Thank santhira
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The temple is located on a hill. Visitors walk up the hill to the temple to pay respect to the Hindu God of War, Lord Murugan. The climb up the stairs reward visitors with great views of Penang. We visited the temple today which is...More

2  Thank matrix_irene
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A walk to the top is nothing but a physical test to all who take up the challenge of seeing the Lord at His lair. Enjoy the breathtaking view as you climb up the 500+ stairs.Early February would be a great time to visit this...More

1  Thank Naveen Raaj S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

For you to reach the main temple, you need to take 513 steps. Been there twice already and looking forward to going again. I suppose the best time to go is when they have religious festivals.

Thank Youvadee Sivei P
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is a brilliant temple not to be missed. At the top of the hill lies this beautiful temple and have a nice view too. It's best to go early in the morning or late evening since the steps get a bit hot during the...More

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Subbu L
30 April 2017|
Response from santhira | Reviewed this property |
Sir, I am 67 years old. I climbed the temple very slowly. A step by step. There is no cable cars to take you to the top. There is also no people to carry you up as it is in Ayyapa Swami temple. Just get some relatives... More