Kek Lok Si Temple

The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia. It is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia and is also an important pilgrimage center for Buddhists from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, and other countries in Southeast Asia. The entire complex of temples was built over a period from 1890–1930, an inspirational initiative of Beow Lean, the abbot. The main draw in the complex is the striking seven-story Pagoda of Rama VI (Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas) with 10,000 alabaster and bronze statues of Buddha, and the 36.57-meter-tall (120 ft) bronze statue of Guanyin (Kuan Yin), the Goddess of Mercy.

Address: 11500 Air Itam, Penang.
Operation Hours: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Contact Number: 04-828 3317

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