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Wat Machimmaram Sitting Buddha

Kg jubakar, Tumpat, Malaysia
+60 9-725 6769
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Cable car to the top.

A good day out. We went on the 04 .11.2017. BUT due to local marathon the steps were closed till... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Edwin M
,
Scotland
via mobile
Largest Sitting Buddha

I've been visiting Kelantan for the past few years but missed coming to this Thai Wat. This time I... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
lindasllim
,
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“sitting buddha” (12 reviews)
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Kg jubakar, Tumpat, Malaysia
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+60 9-725 6769
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

A good day out. We went on the 04 .11.2017. BUT due to local marathon the steps were closed till 3.00 pm till after the race. Rather croweded but well worth the visit. We chose to take the crystal cabins. Realy glad we did.as on...More

Thank Edwin M
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I've been visiting Kelantan for the past few years but missed coming to this Thai Wat. This time I was touring the east coast states with friends and on our way home, we visited this sitting Buddha in Tumpat. This statue is the biggest sitting...More

Thank lindasllim
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Wat Machimmaram (Thai Temple Machim Maram) Wat Machimmaram is a Thai Buddhist temple that has a massive size meditating Buddha statue located at its compound at Kampung Jubakar of Tumpat district in Kelantan.Islamic laws dictated that non-Islamic statues cannot be higher than a mosque minaret...More

1  Thank John Bentley R
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Great place to visit when weather is great and I manage to capture a few good shots. Returning here to pray and repay the bless which was answer in Dec 2017. But I like the serene area around it which is surrounded by trees

Thank KenYap55
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Everything there was amazing - the statue, the decoration at the entrance, the interior, the surrounding structures, etc. So many different things to see and wonder about. What a pity no one around to explain as my local guide was ignorant of all of that....More

Thank Malek Q
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Most visit place when u in tumpat. It located 25km away from Kota Bharu. U can reach there with taxi or bus. If u go with bus You can Take bus no 19/27 trip to pengkalan kubor and ask attendance to go to wat "duduk"....More

2  Thank nurulfahmie m
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

I came to this temple specifically to see the sitting Buddha statue. This is the 4th largest statue in Malaysia at the time of this writing (after the Lord Murugan statue by the Batu Caves outside Kuala Lumpur, the standing Buddha at Wat Phothikyan in...More

Thank ZacharyMarret
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Was awe by the majestic of the sitting buddha the moment we reach there. Unbelievable, wonder how long took for them to build this

Thank KenYap55
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Nice architecture and surrounding landscape. A unique religious tolerance in this predominantly Muslim majority state Kelantan in Malaysia. There is sizable Thai ethnic in surrounding of Tumpat small town.

Thank KC T
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The statue of the Sitting Buddha is 99 feet high, 156 feet wide and 73 feet deep is indeed the largest and tallest in south East asia. The statue was given the name, Phra Phut Baramin Chamrakloke (the Dhamma light of Lord Buddha shines on...More

Thank GAN L
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