Dharmikarama Burmese TempleCurrently Closed
- Address: Lorong Burma, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, Penang Hill
- Timings: 05:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +60-42269575
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Tourist Center, Family And Kids
This is the only Burmese Buddhist temple outside Mynammar and is located in the Georgetown area of Penang. Standing opposite to Wat Chayamangkalaram temple, this temple was built in 1805 and presents excellent decor and architecture.
Many statues of Buddha contributed by Buddha’s devotees, two Panca Rupa (guardian protectors of the world) images, which stand over a globe, add to the mystic effect of the temple.
Visit this anytime during the day or during prayer times!
- Modest dressing is recommended.
- Do not photograph without permission.
- Remove your footwear outside.
- Entry is free.
- Bus 10, 101. 102, 104, 304, TransitLink bus #202, Minibus 26, 31 and 88 or Hin Bus #93.
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91.39% of people who visit Penang Hill include Dharmikarama Burmese Temple in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
57.08% of people start their Dharmikarama Burmese Temple visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
92.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Interesting Temple with lots of art. The grounds are quite beautiful, and you can enjoy at a leisurely places there are not too many tourists. It is nice to walk around and look at the different motives around the temple. As previously mentioned there are a lot of burgers as you walk in to the temple. They have a nice turtle pond and a Wishing well.
It's worth getting out to have a look. I hired a bicycle and rode out. About 45 minutes if you're stopping to double check your position on Google maps. I have been told there is a bus that will get you out there in about 30 minutes. You'll have to look that one up though. Just tell bus driver to give you a call when the stop comes up. I really wouldn't recommend walking out there. It's really hot and you could really give yourself heat stroke. There are some resident beggars in the temple as well. It's your call but be prepared either way.
It is an amazing temple, I would not mind visiting every time. 👌🏾
Nice n beautiful temple to visit. Free admission
This very accessible temple was created in 1803, and has many interesting, complex and intricate teak carvings, paintings on panels, several large Buddha statues as well as beautiful grounds and two fish ponds. The temple has 4 or 5 substantially different components, which display different aspects of "Burmese Buddhism"!! Overall, it is a very calm and "cool" place to reflect on what one has seen as well as one of the many traveller's treasures that one can experience when visiting in Penang.. It is a "Must see"!!