Penang Day & Night Temple Tour
Penang City Tours
1400HRS, visit the Snake Temple, also known as Temple of the Azure Clouds, built in 1850 to the memory of a Buddhist priest, Chor Soo Kong, who was believed to have possessed incredible healing powers. This is the only temple in the world that venomous pit vipers coiled around the altars and others parts of the temple. Kek Lok Si, the Temple of Supreme Bliss, it is one of South East Asia biggest temple. This acclaimed tourist landmark has charmed millions with its pagodas, pavilions, fish ponds, countless buddhas and the towering bronze statue of the Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin). Wat Chayamangkalaram of Reclining Buddha Temple, this Buddhist temple of Thai architecture houses a 33m long gold plated reclining Buddha, one to the longest in the world. Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, built in 1803 was the first Buddhist temple in Penang. At the main entrance archway, are vivid paintings depicting important events in the life of Buddha.
Thereafter, visit a shop for you to purchase native local products such as the famous Penang tau sah peah (bean paste biscuit), belacan (shrimp paste), salted fish and nutmeg products. Proceed to the trishaw terminal, where you take a 10 minutes trishaw ride along Jalan Penang to New Lane hawker centre for you to savour irresistible hawkers delights such as laksa, prawn noodles, chicken rice, char kway teow, loh bak, nasi kandar, roti jalar, satay and an array of Nyona foods (meals at own expenses) After a delightful meal, visit night market (pasar malam) which offers goods ranging from household items to clothes, knick-knacks and food. (Note :- If it rains, pasar malam will change to Gurney Plaza Shopping Centre).