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Penang

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

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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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