Kek Lok Si Temple – Penang, Malaysia

We traveled to Penang, which is one of my favorite places to visit in Malaysia. The view of the temple from the road is stunning. To get to the temple you have to climb quite a few stairs that are lined with vendors who would love to sell you anything from

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Pagoda of Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

clothes to various trinkets. Once you get to Kek Lok Si Temple the temple is beautiful. I am always amazed with the detail that is built into every one of the temples.

 

Next we made our climb to the top floor of the pagoda. One thing about Malaysia, and maybe all of Asia, is there are always steps leading somewhere.  Each floor had a Buddha for praying and once we got to the top floor the view was beautiful out the window of the pagoda. This was the second Chinese temple I have visited in Malaysia. We got to see them setting up for Chinese new year. The red and yellow lanterns were being hung everywhere. Temples are amazing to see since there are a lot of detail in them.

 

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Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang – Pumpkins growing in the temple.

Pagoda of Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

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Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang – For the temple looking over the city of Penang.

 

 

Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang – passing down what wisdom has learned.

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Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

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