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Kwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi Temple

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Kwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi templeKwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi temple (8 December, 2010)



Kwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi Temple (GPS: 5.40087, 100.2727) is a small Chinese temple in Air Itam Village. The name means "Pow Yin Sian Temple of Goddess of Mercy Knoll." It is located on the hill slope overlooking Kek Lok Si Temple. You can see the arch with the name of the temple when you take the road towards the Ayer Itam Dam.

To the left of the temple arch is the hiking trail up Tiger Hill. The path, now cemented, leads steeply up to slope. The cemented path ends at a landing where there stands the Kwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi temple complex. The temple comprises a collection of shrines, with with its own name.

Kwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi temple archKwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi temple arch (8 December, 2010)


Getting there

The nearest bus stop is along Jalan Balik Pulau in Air Itam Village. The bus stop is served by Rapid Penang bus 201, 203, 204 and 502. From the bus stop, walk along Jalan Balik Pulau heading west uphill until you reach the entrance arch of Kwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi.

Kwarn Inn Sahn Pow Yin Sian Tsi Temple is on the map of Air Itam

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