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The statue of Laughing Buddha, sitting in the center of the Hall of Heavenly Kings. Laughing Buddha statues depict a stout, smiling or laughing bald man in robes with a largely exposed pot belly stomach, which symbolizes happiness, good luck, and plenitude. The Laughing Buddha emerged from Chinese folktales of the 10th century. He is a semi-historical Chinese monk who is venerated as a deity in Chinese Buddhism.
The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia. It is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. It is also an important pilgrimage centre for Buddhists from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore and other countries in Southeast Asia.
Trip Suggestion : 2 hours
Operating Hours : Daily 08:30–17:30
Admission Fee : Free
Address : 1000-L, Tingkat Lembah Ria 1, 11500 Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia