AOL Travel

Dharmikara Burmese Buddhist Temple, Penang

Dharmikara Burmese Buddhist Temple - Penang, Malaysia
Dharmikara Burmese Buddhist Temple
Lorong Burma, George Town, Malaysia 10350Map
opposite Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram temple
+60 4 262 0202

Considered the earliest and today the only Burmese temple in Malaysia, one Nonya Bentong purchased it from George Layton for only 390 Spanish dollars in 1803. Visitors should not miss the Sasana Vamsa Sima Shrine Hall to see the International Standing Buddha's statues. Walk the hallways to be enlightened by the pictures depicting the story of Buddha. Proceed to the prayer hall to wish for happiness or even a higher education by throwing coins into small silver pots. Afterwards, stop by the intimate café just outside for local refreshing delights.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Dharmikara Burmese Buddhist Temple?
Dharmikara Burmese Buddhist Temple General Information
  • Type: Religious
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!