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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blissful atmosphere especially during off-peak times. A fairly arduous (especially for the elderly) but worthwhile hike up the hill to the temple. Nearby to Gurney Plaza (10min taxi ride), consider applying mosquito repellent before hiking up the hill.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shyanggker
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The new temple ground is done with beautiful architecture giving breathtaking view from top, each step climbed worth it for the end result

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank palanivelan
Reviewed 22 September 2018

During my recent illness I made a vow that I would visit all the old Hindu Shrines in West Malaysia and offer thanksgiving prayers. I wanted to recite the Gayathri Mantra and Om Triambagam prayers 108 times in each of these halls of prayer. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kannan P
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

500 steps up, 500 steps down, make sure you know what you're getting into. With a relatively fit group we had no issues and the trip up took about 10-15 mins. The temple at the top is very modern and probably a treat if you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I could say that this place is quite off the beaten path. I was the only foreigners at the top, and it was worth the 500++ steps to get into the top. Temple itself is good, but what makes it so great is the path...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank itsandru
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing view as it very high. Need to climb 5++ starts. Very peaceful in the evening. Get ready to sweat☺️

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AthieDev
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Highly recommend to drop by and visit the Waterfall Temple. The view from atop is worth climbing the steps up. Best time to visit during Thaipusam as well as Chitra Purnama festivals.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Sharifah Fauzia... A
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Totally worth the 500 steps up. Place was peaceful and serene. Beautifully kept and a place for prayer. You can catch monkeys coexisting there and enjoy the scenic view.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janisllp
Reviewed 13 August 2018

this is most definitely worth a few photographs and so peaceful cool and well worth a visit. Surprising how hot a day it was when we were there and yet cool inside. Wear respectable attire and shoes that can slip off easily as you have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Bernice D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

great place ... it was a divine visit to this temple during thaipusam... well managed the crowd.... with proper coordination by the person in charge...

Date of experience: January 2018
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19 August 2018|
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Response from Karuppucat | Reviewed this property |
ARULMIGU BALATHANDAYUTHAPANI TEMPLE Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, Penang, Malaysia. GPS: 5.433776,100.295889 Opening Times : 6:00 am - 12:01 noon & 4:30 pm - 9:01 pm.
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29 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