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Wat Chayamangkalaram

10350 George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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About Wat Chayamangkalaram

Wat Chayamangkalaram is a Thai temple in the Pulau Tikus suburb of George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Situated in Kelawei Road, the temple located close to the Dhammikarama Burmese Temple.[4] It is the oldest Malaysian Siamese temple in the state. The temple became a focal point for the annual Siamese Songkran and Loi Krathong festivals within the city suburb and for the city's yearly Buddha Day procession.



Attractions near Wat Chayamangkalaram

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple0.05km from Wat Chayamangkalaram

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple is a Burmese temple in the Pulau Tikus suburb of George Town of Penang in Malaysia. Situated in Burmah Road, the temple located close to Wat Chayamangkalaram. It is the sole and oldest Malaysian Burmese temple in the state. The temple also became a focal point for the annual Water, Songkran and Mid-Autumn festivals as well for Buddhist Lent and Candle Lighting Days within the city suburb.

Gurney Wharf0.34km from Wat Chayamangkalaram

Gurney Wharf is a proposed seafront park currently being reclaimed off Gurney Drive in George Town, Penang. Intended as a "new iconic waterfront destination for Penang", Phase 1 of Gurney Wharf is scheduled for completion by 2018. the 24.28-hectare seafront park will comprise four distinct recreational areas - a beach, a coastal grove, a water garden, and a seaside retail food and beverages area.

Gurney Drive0.52km from Wat Chayamangkalaram

Gurney Drive is a popular seafront promenade within George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The road is also famous for the street cuisine at the seafront's hawker center and has been listed as one of the 25 best streets worldwide to visit by the Australian travel magazine, The Traveler. In addition, Gurney Drive has become part of George Town's second Central Business District due to the mushrooming of skyscrapers and shopping malls.

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Penang0.54km from Wat Chayamangkalaram

Church of the Immaculate Conception is a church and parish located in Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The church was founded in 1811 and is the second oldest church in the diocese after the Church of the Assumption. currently, the church serves about 5,000 Catholics residing around the north and north-east zone of Penang Island.  It is one of the architectural wonders in Penang.

Buddhist Temple Wat Buppharam0.72km from Wat Chayamangkalaram

Wat Buppharam is a Thai temple in the Pulau Tikus suburb of George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Situated at Jalan Perak, the temple is the home to a renowned statue of Buddha, the "Lifting Buddha". The temple became a focal point for the annual Siamese Songkran and Loi Krathong festivals within the city suburb and for the city's yearly Buddha Day procession as well the Jathukarm-Ramathep-Ganesha blessing ceremonies.

City Park1.83km from Wat Chayamangkalaram

The City Park, also colloquially known as the Youth Park, is an urban park in the city of George Town in [Penang], Malaysia. Located near the Penang Botanic Gardens, City Park was opened in 1972 as a recreational area and a green lung for the city's residents. it is one of the main tourist attractions in Malaysia.

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