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Snake Temple | Temple of the Azure Clound
Hock Hin Keong, Ban Kah Lan Chua Beow,
The only Temple have Snake in Penang
This temple was built to commemorate the Buddhist priest, Chor Soo Kong who was known as a famous healer. The snake temple was built in 1850. It takes some courage for one to step inside the temple, as snake are free to coil around the altar and the interior of the temple. It is believed that the visibly thick incense smoke keeps the snake harmless. Visitors have nothing to fear, as the snake been envenomed to ensure safety.
Most of the snake in the temple are
beautiful in color, blended on dried tree for resting in the temple.
Various type of snake can be found here, some are viper and poisons.
Not to worries, it is safe to view them as be sure not to be too close
as warning sign been posted on most of the corner to warn visitor for
not touching the snake in the temple.
Location: Sungai Keluang,