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Ayer Itam Destination Guide

Explore Ayer Itam in Malaysia

Ayer Itam in the region of Pulau Pinang is a town in Malaysia - some 184 mi or ( 295 km ) North-West of Kuala Lumpur , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Ayer Itam

Current time in Ayer Itam is now 08:44 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kuala Lumpur " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Medan, Yala, and Satun. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Surat Thani . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Ayer Itam ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Rapid Penang Corporate Video

6:48 min by Daniel Low
Views: 11412 Rating: 4.56

Take a journey with Rapid Penang starting from its humble beginnings to where it is today!! ..

Penang Skipton Pavilion New Luxury Bungalow

4:59 min by DaiwaHousing
Views: 3000 Rating: 3.67

This unit was SOLD Penang (Malaysia) new luxury bungalow located off Scotland Road, next to Penang Turf Club, exclusive housing area. Walking distance to Penang Turf Club, Union High school. Close to ..

Beautiful Hindu Temple Statues

10:02 min by epSosDE
Views: 800 Rating: 3.00

Free video for my esoteric friend is about a beautiful Hindu temple with colorful statues and religious decoration. The beautiful statues are showing scens from the religion of Hinduism in th ..

Train Ride up the Penang Hill

7:35 min by epSosDE
Views: 767 Rating: 5.00

Free video for my adventurous friend is about a train ride on the narrow rail road up the Penang Hill. This train on the mountain is very fast. Trains like this are called funiculars. A funic ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Kek Lok Si

The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island. It is the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia. The temple is heavily commercialised with shops at every level and inside the main temple complexes. Mahayana Buddhism and traditional Chinese rituals blend into a harmonious whole, both in the temple architecture and artwork as well as in the daily activities of worshippers.

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Located at 5.40 100.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 19th-century Buddhist temples, Buddhist temples in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Penang, Religious buildings completed in 1890

Air Itam

Air Itam (Malay for black water) is a town in Penang, Malaysia. The famous Kek Lok Si Temple (極樂寺) and Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera) are situated there. A famous Chinese secondary school, named Chung Ling High School, is located in Jalan Air Itam. The State Mosque, or Masjid Negeri, is also located there. Bandar Baru Air Itam is a town near Air Itam. Air Itam is famous for its 'laksa' which is located at the junction of Kek Lok Si Temple. The primary ethnicity of Air Itam is Chinese.

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Located at 5.41 100.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Populated places in Penang

George Town, Penang

George Town (less commonly also spelt Georgetown) is the capital of the state of Penang in Malaysia. Named after Britain's King George III, George Town is located on the north-east corner of Penang Island. The inner city has a population of 720,202 and the metropolitan area which consists of Penang Island, Seberang Prai, Sungai Petani and Kulim has a combined population of 2,251,042, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia.

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Located at 5.42 100.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Populated coastal places in Malaysia, Populated places established in 1786, Populated places in Penang, State capitals in Malaysia, World Heritage Sites in Malaysia

Wat Chayamangkalaram

Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, most notable for its Reclining Buddha statue. The statue is the 3rd largest of its kind, being 33 meters in length. In the main shrine in front of the Reclining Buddha there are smaller shrines of different Buddhas and popular Thai deities. Also on the temple grounds many colored statues of Devas and other mythical creatures are on display.

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Located at 5.43 100.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Malaysia, Religious organizations established in 1845

Penang Island

Penang Island is part of the state of Penang, on the west coat of Peninsular Malaysia. It was named Prince of Wales Island when it was occupied by the British East India Company on 12 August 1786, in honour of the birthday of the Prince of Wales, later King George IV. The capital George Town, was named after the reigning King George III.

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Located at 5.40 100.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Islands of Penang, Penang