Faces of
Malaysia
Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

Sandakan

Sandakan is a starting point for ecotourism destinations such as the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary,Turtle Islands Park, Kinabatangan River and Gomantong Caves.

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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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