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Wat Chayamangkalaram

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Lorong Burma, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 16-410 5115
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“reclining buddha” (116 reviews)
“burmese temple” (85 reviews)
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Lorong Burma, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 16-410 5115
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily accessible Thai temple that has an amazing stupa as well as one of the larger reclining Buddha's in Asia. The place is well maintained and the brightly adorned Naga's guarding the entrance are quite spectacular. The golden stupa is magnificent, however, the sight of...More

Thank PKKC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple located accross the Burmese Thai Temple and contain one of the longest reclining Buddha statue. I was here late afternoon when the main temple has been closed. Its worth to visit. Peaceful.

Thank Monica Arum Suk... S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the temple on a recommendation and were not disappointed. This is a very calming and spiritual place with a lot to take in and to see. If you have the time - you must visit and experience it for yourself. Very highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Thai Temple is located opposite the Burmese Temple and it's easy to combine a visit to both places. This one is interesting because of the large reclining Buddha statue inside the main temple building. There's also a large gold stupa.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you haven't been to Thailand and been all "templed" out this is a wonderful opportunity to see a Thai Buddhist temple in Malaysia. It contains the fourth largest reclining Buddha in the world at over one hundred feet long as well as all the...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Built in 1845, this temple contains one of the world's longest reclining Buddha statues and several coloured statues of Devas and other mythical creatures. The temple is nice. However, if you only have limited time, I would recommend to visit the temple on the other...More

Thank Oliver K
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Lovely relaxing place. There is a small but nice garden. On the grounds there are several interesting things to see. Also has a small pond with some fish. The temple is nice as well.

Thank ToScubaGuy
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Actually there is 2 wat(worshipping place) for Buddist located on the same road.1 belongs to the Thais/Siamese community and the other one is other one belongs to the Burmese Community.Please wear appropriate dress when visiting in order to visit both tamples or wat and never...More

Thank unifiedone
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This Thai temple with a huge reclining Buddha is directly opposite the Burmese temple so a visit to both is recommended. As usual the serene reclining Buddha doesn't fail to amaze us.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Is a must to visit for Buddhist and tourist attractions. Free to All. Only offerings, voluntarily donations and prayers. Twin dragons at the entrance of the temples directly opposite Burmese temples. Typically people spent to visit this temples 30-40mins and depends on individual. No shoes...More

Thank Susan L
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