USD

What To Do in Gurney Drive

All Gurney Drive Attractions A-Z

Gurney Drive is most well known for its happening eating places at night. Perhaps then, not many people know that two of the most beautiful temples are located in the vicinity.

The two Burmese temples located opposite each other on Lorong Burmah, the Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram and the Dharmikarama, are deemed worthy of a visit if only to admire the striking beauty of its architecture.

Read More

Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

Dharmikarama Burmese Temple is the only Burmese Buddhist temple outside Myanmar. Located in Georgetown Penang, it stands opposite Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, with a pair of large stone elephants flanking the front gates. Inside the pagoda grounds is a Boddhi tree, a wishing pond and apartments for monks. Devotees have contributed many statues of Buddha, so his Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 05:00 – 18:00
  • Address: 24 Lorong Burmah, 10250 Penang
Hide Map Show Map

Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram Temple

Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram Temple is the largest Thai temple in Penang. Set just off Jalan Burma (on the way to Batu Ferringhi), the yellow-and-blue temple is also known as Wat Buppharam. Built in 1845, it is home to a 108ft-long reclining Buddha image, said to be the third largest in the world. Draped in a gold-leafed Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 Daily
  • Location: Lorong Burma, Pulau Tikus, Georgetown
Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Related Pages

  • Gurney Drive Nightlife

    Gurney Drive Nightlife

    Even though nightlife in Gurney is usually associated with food courts and hawker stalls that come to life only at Read More»

  • Penang Botanic Gardens

    Penang Botanic Gardens

    Filled with all sorts of plants from hundreds of species, Penang Botanic Gardens showcases the wonders of nature in a Read More»

  • Top 10 Budget Hotels

    Top 10 Budget Hotels

    It's the same story with accommodation and if you choose to go budget you'll find that there is no shortage of choices Read More»

  • Top 10 Nightlife In Gurney

    Top 10 Nightlife In Gurney

    For night owls who are craving a pint of their favourite draughts, check out our top ten after-dark gems located along Read More»

  • Kek Lok Si Temple

    Kek Lok Si Temple

    Standing on a hilltop at Air Itam, near Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. Read More»

  • Top 10 Hotels in Gurney Drive

    Top 10 Hotels in Gurney Drive

    From the luxurious The Northam All Suite Penang to the all-time favourite G Hotel, our Top 10 Hotels in Gurney Drive Read More»

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Hotels.com
Loading...