Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

Places of Interest - Dhammikarama Burmese Temple Penang

The Dhammikarama Burmese Templeis the only Burmese Buddha temple located outside Burma featuring statues of his meditation pose contributed by devotees at various parts of the temple. This serene temple that was built in 1805 also houses a Bodhi tree and a wishing pond. Walking around the temple, you will also get to see a series of panels with beautiful murals depicting moving scenes from the journey of Prince Siddharta achieving Nirvana and becoming Buddha. 

This temple is also known as the first buddhist temple in Penang. It is extremely busy during Wesak Day and Thankyan (Water Festival) in April. Visitors must not forget to remove their shoes before entering the temple as a sign of respect. Book your stay at Lexis Suites Penang today for a chance to visit this magnificent cultural monument. Lexis Suites Penang is also the only all-suite hotel on the island that comes with a private pool and steam room in every suite. 

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24, Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang Malaysia

Monday7:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday7:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday7:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday7:00am - 6:00pm

Friday7:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday7:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday7:00am - 6:00pm