Translated roughly to mean the "Flower Temple", the largest temple arch in the state lies here. When the ... More
Buppharam Buddhist Temple
Translated roughly to mean the "Flower Temple", the largest temple arch in the state lies here. When the deteriorating arch was renovated a few years ago skilled craftsmen were brought in from Thailand to ensure a proper upgrade to this special structure. A Thai Buddhist monk, Luang Por Sri Keow, built the temple from scratch in 1942 and his statue lies in front of the prayer room half covered with gold leaves purchased and pasted on it by visitors as a sign of respect. Prayer chanting in held from 7am-8am daily and the temple is open to the public.
Built in about 1870 for worshippers who come to pay their respects to the Jade Emperor, the unwary tourist could
easily miss the tiny temple even though it is painted red, the color of prosperity. With broken tiles and ...
The wooden stockade that Captain Francis Light had assembled upon disembarking in 1786 was rebuilt almost two decades later with
convict labor into a major fort, much of which remains intact. Named after Charles Cornwallis, the Governor General of ...
Reputedly the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia is situated close to the bustling Air Hitam market. The temple's enclave
includes a prominent statue of the Goddess Kuan Yin. The main hall has colorful souvenir shops. A shrine filled ...
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