Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple
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  • Pek Jenny
    Singapore, Singapore390 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple
    Most of the art works of the statues in the temple are modeled after the different branches of Buddhism from several Buddhist countries. With a lovely landscaped garden and the tall bell tower, you’re guaranteed to find some peace of mind and tranquility from the temple’s surrounding. Try walking over the bridge of the small fish pond and enjoy great views over the complex from the third floor balcony of the golden bell tower (that is also accessible by elevator).
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 27 December 2023
  • Leonhkny
    Hong Kong, China14,580 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ornate Buddhist temple
    This ornate, golden Buddhist temple, slightly away from downtown, adds a lot of color and wow factors to George Town's religious scene. The Southeast Asian-style temple is a serene space with some lively illustration of the Buddhist faith. A stroll around is a fun and educational experience for visitors.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 January 2024
  • meilin l
    Macquarie Park, Australia746 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Discover by accident
    Lovely place. Temple is larger than it looks on the outside. Advice to give yourself at least 30 min to visit as it has lots to offer. Huge buddhas inside and around the temple. There are second hall and a pond. Do remember to walk behind to check it out
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 January 2024
  • Davidjellis
    Lowestoft, United Kingdom8,812 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don't miss this temple if visiting the Thai Reclining Buddha Temple opposite - well worth a look
    I visited this temple on a cruise ship excursion around George Town. Actually the main stop was the Thai temple opposite but as this was close by and as we had some time to spare I popped over to have a look. It was beautiful and I am pleased I visited, albeit in a hurry. This is Penang’s oldest Buddhist temple, founded in 1803. I understand the grounds are expansive and looking at reviews I think we missed much of the sights behind the main temple, but my attention was mainly grabbed by the imposing golden Buddha in the main prayer hall. This is the only Burmese temple in Penang. I had a quick look around and took a few pictures but could easily have spent more time to check it out properly. There were a couple of people at the gates who were begging, I gather this is discouraged by the temple. The site features various pretty decorated shrines and tributes. I read that at the back of the temple an old well has koi and green turtles. The temple is located in the Pulau Takis district of Georgetown, and is open daily and free to enter.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 January 2024
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jebuc
Wombourne, UK421 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Unique Burmese temple in Penang . Worth a visit. Great architecture. One monk was very friendly and would talk to visitors.
Written 14 April 2024
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Highroads Traveler
Newtown Square, PA647 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Traveling to Burma is definitely on my bucket list, but until then, I had a great experience at the Burmese Temple, right here in Penang! It was great to walk the grounds and enjoy the temple… I loved the world map and the monk on site for prayer intentions.
Written 25 February 2024
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Davidjellis
Lowestoft, UK8,812 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
I visited this temple on a cruise ship excursion around George Town. Actually the main stop was the Thai temple opposite but as this was close by and as we had some time to spare I popped over to have a look. It was beautiful and I am pleased I visited, albeit in a hurry.

This is Penang’s oldest Buddhist temple, founded in 1803. I understand the grounds are expansive and looking at reviews I think we missed much of the sights behind the main temple, but my attention was mainly grabbed by the imposing golden Buddha in the main prayer hall.

This is the only Burmese temple in Penang. I had a quick look around and took a few pictures but could easily have spent more time to check it out properly. There were a couple of people at the gates who were begging, I gather this is discouraged by the temple. The site features various pretty decorated shrines and tributes. I read that at the back of the temple an old well has koi and green turtles. The temple is located in the Pulau Takis district of Georgetown, and is open daily and free to enter.
Written 30 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

meilin l
Macquarie Park, Australia746 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Lovely place. Temple is larger than it looks on the outside. Advice to give yourself at least 30 min to visit as it has lots to offer. Huge buddhas inside and around the temple. There are second hall and a pond. Do remember to walk behind to check it out
Written 26 January 2024
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Leonhkny
Hong Kong, China14,580 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
This ornate, golden Buddhist temple, slightly away from downtown, adds a lot of color and wow factors to George Town's religious scene. The Southeast Asian-style temple is a serene space with some lively illustration of the Buddhist faith. A stroll around is a fun and educational experience for visitors.
Written 20 January 2024
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Pek Jenny
Singapore, Singapore390 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Most of the art works of the statues in the temple are modeled after the different branches of Buddhism from several Buddhist countries. With a lovely landscaped garden and the tall bell tower, you’re guaranteed to find some peace of mind and tranquility from the temple’s surrounding. Try walking over the bridge of the small fish pond and enjoy great views over the complex from the third floor balcony of the golden bell tower (that is also accessible by elevator).
Written 28 December 2023
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Henry Lean Hin Q
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Friends
The correct name is 'Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple'

It is located at No. 24 Lorong Burma, Pulau Tikus (one way street from Kelawai Road)
Written 14 August 2023
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May F
Loveland, CO1,757 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
The Burmese temple is just across the Thai temple. There are lots of pictures describing about Buddhism, garden and statues of Buddha. Unique and different to see and explore.
Written 6 June 2023
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Alex H
Port St. Mary, UK1,319 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
A really beautiful Burmese temple situated in Malaysia, and if you have been to other Buddhist areas of SE Asia, you can really appreciate the difference. Also, there are some cool and interesting decorations in the temple showing the other Buddhist areas in Asia, and it’s fun picking out areas you’ve been to. The temple is really well maintained, clean and up the pagoda provides some lovely views. Free entry and great for pics.
Written 9 May 2023
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Heli P
Helsinki, Finland6,406 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Less shining than the Thai version opposite it the Burmese Buddhist Temple grounds have many painted statues of gods and other mythical characters. Several ponds are full of big fish, introducing live turtles is prohibited, but somebody already did it. This building too is kept in pristine condition by constantly repainting the gilded ornaments. Entrance is free and begging is not encouraged by the temple. I bought a small massage device made from real horn from the man by the gate.
Written 17 February 2023
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