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Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

address: 288 S Bridge Rd, Singapore 058840 - Phone: +65 6220 0220
Buddha_Tooth_Relic_Temple.jpg, One of the most beautiful Buddhist temples in Singapore. The temple, built in 2007, also contains a museum is located in the the Chinatown district.
One of the most beautiful Buddhist temples in Singapore. The temple, built in 2007, also contains a museum is located in the the Chinatown district.

Opening Hours:
7am - 7pm
Free Admission

The temple offers free english guided tours every saturday at 2.30pm. (more information)

South Bridge Rd
South Bridge Road with the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple on the left and the shop houses of Chinatown on the right

 

The Museum
The Buddhist Culture Museum and Sacred Relic Chamber is situated on the Third Floor, while Eminent Sangha museum is on the Mezzanine Floor

Visiting Hours:
Buddhist Culture Museum and Relic Chamber: Daily from 9.00am – 6.00pm
Emiment Sangha Museum: Daily from 7.00am – 7.00pm

Admission: free of charge (donations are welcome)
 

Links:

Official Website

Facebook Page


praying hall
main praying hall

 

appreciation wall ornaments
appreciation wall ornaments


demon deity
demon deity
 



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