Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

Kek Lok Si Temple Tours & Activities

About Kek Lok Si Temple

The Malaysian island of Penang is famous for some interesting marvels. KekLok Si Temple is situated in Air Itam and has a sea facing location. This Buddhist temple is considered to be the largest religious structure in Malaysia. There are around 10,000 statues of Buddha present in this temple. This landmark is one of the top visited places of Penang.




Location: KekLok Si Temple is situated 3 km away from the Penang Hill Station.

Highlights: Since this temple is built at the foot of Air Itam Mountain, it offers a lovely scenic view. There are number of shops available in the vicinity that offers a variety of souvenirs. The best part about KekLok Si Temple is its architecture that is quite amusing. There are flower gardens and fish ponds in the temple complex that makes this area serene.

Best Time: The best time to visit the temple is during the Chinese New Year celebrations.

Price: 2 MYR.
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