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Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple

Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Away from town but must visit

Its away from Georgetown on the way to Batu ferringhi and up the side of a hill.It is one of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Fantastic Experience

I was a bit apprehensive about climbing the 513 steps leading to the Temple... and down again too... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its away from Georgetown on the way to Batu ferringhi and up the side of a hill.It is one of the most unique Hindu/Indian temple in this part of the country

Thank ShuddhoGhosh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a bit apprehensive about climbing the 513 steps leading to the Temple... and down again too! But That Part Of Me that enjoys Adventure prodded me to go on! I had to stop to catch my breath now and then! But The Whole...More

Thank rendezv0us1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We caught a taxi to this temple so we did not have to walk all the way up the hill. The bus drops you at the bottom. The best part is at the top and the taxi dropped us half way up so we still...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This temple is located on a hilltop in Penang Island. It requires stamina to climb plus 500 plus stairs to reach the temple. Be aware of monkeys along your path. The temple was clean and there was a unique spiritual experience in it. It is...More

Thank nguynav
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is one of the four temples we visited in Penang for a one day trip in mid September. Although the 520 some steps sounded daunting to us initially, it was not very hard to reach the top and it was a worthy effort. We...More

1  Thank Leexu0722
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Warm and calm environment. I like to visit during mid morning & afternoon. Always must visit in my list. Maximum time - 30 minutes. A walk around the temple and a few pictures of the architecture work done by the Chetiyyars. That's all. But inner...More

Thank PurnimaJaay
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We were so lucky to be there during the Milk Festival which celibates mothers. The loud music and incense was an experience. plus the intricate carvings are magnificent

Thank raymac47
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Kovil is one of the must visit place in Penang .we went in evening and it was a great Divine place . When we went the place was so quite with mild evening breeze. Place is very clean and impressive dharshan. From the...More

Thank Sriram R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great place nice to see temple like this in Malaysia.Usually we only able to see this type of big temples in India. The carvings and finishing of the pillars around and in the temple is mesmerising.Really great peace full place to be in.Of Course this...More

Thank Elan g
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This hill temple is the good place to worship Lord Muruga in Penang. Temple is maintained neat and clean. It is situated at the top of the hill in calm atmosphere.

Thank athinarayanasamyv
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Subbu L
30 April 2017|
Response from Santhira S | Reviewed this property |
Sir, I am 67 years old. I climbed the temple very slowly. A step by step. There is no cable cars to take you to the top. There is also no people to carry you up as it is in Ayyapa Swami temple. Just get some relatives... More