Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, George Town

4.6
#9 of 34 in Historic Sites in George Town
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Admire Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, an impressive and important Hindu site offering views of the surrounding scenery. Since the early 1800s, a shrine in the area has been the focus of the Thaipusam celebration, a festival dedicated to Murugan, the Hindu god of war. The shrine was moved in 1850 to the present site, and the site has been expanded with a large temple added in 2012. The new temple includes a seven-story gopuram (main tower) that measures at 21.6 m (71 ft) tall and displays a grand style of Dravidian architecture. Plan to visit Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple during your George Town vacation using our convenient George Town day trip site.
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  • Temples are very sacred and holy. Walk to the hilltop temple was awakening experience. Should not be missed when you are in Penang  more »
  • There are 512 steps up a hill to reach the top of this temple. Definitely not on a full stomach like us. The view on top of the hill was breathtaking and the temple was so peaceful. A must go for...  more »
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  • One of the famous landmark of Penang. Feeling divine and joyful during each visit
  • Waterfall temple..has about 500 steps..to reach the temple on hilltop.devine and worth visiting..make sure u don't miss the thaipusam celebration here..
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