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Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng)

Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this temple while having a random walkabout through George Town's historic lanes with my friends. Spotted it all the way down the main road and it looked so elegant and commanding, I knew I had to walk to it and see it for...More

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were exploring Georgetown and it was a very hot afternoon. As we came by this place of worship, it was busy with many devotees worshiping n seeking. Can a quite a site n sight for those who have never seen temple activities close up....More

Thank nickngsg
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful temple. Very quiet and just gives you inner peace and warm feeling. Maximum time needed here 30 min. Pictures are allowed but not inside the main altar. Very green and warm atmosphere. Good place to visit and a good place to view the penang...More

Thank PurnimaJaay
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the temple on a Sunday and was a bit crowded but worth it once you get to the top and see the view over Penang. Toilet facilities are not great and would recommend to use facilities elsewhere. Temples self is nice to see.

Thank Francois T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I have always seen this category of off the beaten path and wondered what it actually means, until I came across this beautiful temple. A very different kind of architecture specially for a first timer like me. Close to Chulia Street, Little India and China...More

Thank n_jaswant
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This temple is the most famous in Penang Island behind Kek Lok Si temple, many people from another state go to worship here every weekend.

Thank Engkeat1992
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The temple spots a history of more than century and is one of the temples in Penang that attracts devotees on daily basis. A place to go to, to view the religious aspect of the locals.

Thank LawrenceSeng
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is the Chinese temple dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy known as Quan Yin. The entire complex is amazing and practically covers the entire hill, which it eventually do since they never stop building. The statue is huge. Will be the attraction highlight of...More

Thank Marcel S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The Kuan Yin Teng is a oldest Taoist temples in Georgetown built in 1800. Guan Yin Teng temple also known as the Goddess of Mercy Temple , located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, just across from Lebuh Chin.During Chinese New year a lot devotee are...More

2  Thank Michael_Teoh
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Temple of the Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin Teng), was originally built for the many seafaring folk featured as Penang developed into a major commercial port! It is the oldest temple, and its external architecture set the style/features for many other Taoist temples built...More

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