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Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang - Things to Know Before Visiting

17, Jalan Kebun Bunga, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

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About Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang

The Balathandayuthapani Temple, officially the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Kovil, better known as the Waterfall Hill Temple or "Thaneer Malai" by locals, is a temple complex located in George Town, Penang. The main deity of this temple is Murugan. Visitors need to climb 513 stairs to reach the temple. It is the focal point of the Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysia, after the Batu Caves. The hilltop temple, with its seven-story 21.6m-tall gopuram, has been touted as the largest Lord Murugan


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City Park Penang
City Park Penang0.43km from Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang

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.

Penang Botanic Gardens
Penang Botanic Gardens0.65km from Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang

The Penang Botanic Gardens, also known as the "Waterfall Gardens" because of the cascading waterfall nearby, is a public park situated on Jalan Air Terjun in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The original gardens were established in 1884 from an old quarry site.

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Penang
Church of the Immaculate Conception, Penang1.73km from Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang

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.

Wat Chayamangkalaram
Wat Chayamangkalaram2.24km from Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang

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.

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple
Dhammikarama Burmese Temple2.26km from Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang

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 Wharf
Gurney Wharf2.35km from Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang

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.

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Known as the Silicon Valley of the East for its industries, Penang is one of Malaysia's most vital economic powerhouses. Penang has the highest GDP per capita among all Malaysian states and is considered a high-income economy.

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