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Wat Chaiyamangkalaram Temple.

Wat Chaiyamangkalaram, also written Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram, is the largest Thai Buddhist temple in Penang. It is often called the Temple of the Reclining Buddha of Penang, on account of the magnificent reclining Buddha image house in the vihara. The image of Phra Chaiya Mongkol measures 33 meters (108 ft) from end to end. However, the statue was only built in 1958, in conjunction with the 2500th anniversary of the birth of Buddha, at a cost of M$100,000.

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  • Copyright: Janak Thanki (JT50) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 8 N: 220] (1491)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-09-03
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/2.8, 1/60 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2009-11-10 2:23
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