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Reclining Buddha Temple
Travel to The Reclining Buddha Temple, Penang and grab the chance to explore this temple which is intended in unity to the shades of Thai religious style is an attractive Thai Buddhist temple that dynasties a 33m long reclining Buddha statue.
Built in 1845 near Lorong Burma, most Buddhist belief that the reclining position “may represent the Buddha quiescent or asleep, but more usually signifies the mahaparinabbana: the Buddha’s final state of enlightenment before his passing”. In addition being a tourist spot, this temple becomes the most crowded usually during Thai New Year (also known as Songkran) which is celebrated yearly.
By Bus – Take Bus 101 from Georgetown or Chulia Street. The bus will go to KOMTAR and then along Jalan Burma. The temple will be located on your right hand side.
Location: Wat Chayamangkalaram, Lorong Burma, Georgetown, 10250 Pulau Pinang.
Contact Number: +604-262 0202