Sam Poh Temple, Cameron Highlands

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  • Address: Maleisie, Brinchang, Pahang, Malaysia, Cameron Highlands
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +60-54911393
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids
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About Sam Poh Temple, Cameron Highlands

Buddhism is an integral part to the cultural and religious history of Malaysia. Quite understandably, even Cameron has well known Buddhist temples that exude spirituality. Perched high on a hill, the Sam Poh Temple looks stunning as it overlooks Brinchang town. Built in 1972, this temple claims to be the 4th largest Buddhist temple in the country. As you would expect, there is a huge statue of Buddha inside, which is revered by devotees. The temple looks serene amidst its picturesque backdrop.

Sam Poh Temple Information

  • Follow the rituals while entering the temple.
  • Remove your shoes before entering the temple halls. But be careful, the marbled floor is so chilly to the feet without wearing a pair of socks.
  • Entry is free.

How To reach Sam Poh Temple by Public Transport

  • By rented car from city centre.

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  • If you want a Chinese style temple, but can't get to China, this is definitely a good place to check out!

  • Came here many years ago as a teen and loved it because it's serene, peaceful and quiet with only the sound of wind chimes. I visit with this place each time I'm in Cameron Highlands.

  • Very clean, very quiet, very peaceful, very beautiful place. Visit and you'll know about Chinese religion.

  • Beautiful place for tourists to take pictures, but it isn't too well kept. Had to walk bare feet and the steps toward the temple were wet.

  • Nice Budist temple to visit if you are in the area. Architecture is not very spectacular but is nice to see if you have never been before in a budist temple or you want to remember the experience.

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