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Wat Chaya Mangkalaram

 Wat Chaya Mangkalaram

Wat Chaya Mangkalaram (or Reclining Buddha Temple)
This typical Buddhist temple of Thai architecture houses a huge goldpainted reclining Buddha measuring 35 metres, one of the longest in Asia. The temple is believed to have started in 1845.

Within the temple, in the niches behind the statue hold urns containing the ashes of devotees who have passed away.

Opening hours: morning to 5:30pm daily.
Location: Lorong Burma.

Wat Chaya Mangkalaram Reclining Buddha

Wat Chaya Mangkalaram, Penang

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