Penang Hill & Kek Lok Si Temple


Experience the best of Penang on this half-day hill and temple tour. Ride the Penang Hill Railway which takes you to the peak of Penang Hill where you can enjoy spectacularviews of Georgetown along with the cooler temperatures and natural fauna and flora of the surrounding area. On your train ride to the top, pass by lush greenery and interesting sights. Enjoy the bird's eye of George Town and feel the cool and refreshing airat the summit. Continue to Kek Lok Si Temple, the largest Chinese Buddhist Temple in Malaysia. Better known as the Temple of the Ten Thousand Buddhas – infinitely intriguing from the start.Among the other features is the Tortoises’ Pond of longevity where devotees release the creatures to earn blessings in life and the Seven Tier Pagoda that incorporates Chinese, Thai & Burmese architecture. In 2002, a 30.2m bronze statue of the Kuan Yin wascompleted and opened to public. It replaced the previous white plaster Kuan Yin statue which was damaged due to a fire a few year earlier. The bronze statue is located on the hillside above the pagoda while the head of the previous statue which survived thefire is preserved and placed on the right hand corner of the new statue. There is an inclined lift to carry pilgrims and visitors further uphill. On the elevated platform, you can find a pond filled with Koi and the towering statue of Kuan Yin, Goddess ofMercy, which can also be regarded as Avalokitheshvara, Bodhisattva of Universal Compassion. The incline lift is use to brings visitors to the top garden where they can see the statue of Kuan Yin.
  • Location

    Penang

  • Tour Code

    PEN055

  • Duration

    4.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $59.99
    Children (12 & under) from $39.99

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