5 Unusual Spiritual Places in Malaysia
Unusual Spiritual Places in Malaysia.
1. Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Hindu Temple
Malaysia’s first and only glass temple, the Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Hindu Temple is an intriguing place and upon entering it you just realize why. Covered with a mosaic of 300,000 glass pieces, the temple houses statues of Gautama Buddha and Mother Teresa apart from many Hindu gods.
2. Batu Caves
One has to climb the 272 stairs into the Batu Caves to experience the enormous cavern and its limestone rocks. Another special feature about this place is the number of monkeys and the festival of Thaipasam which is celebrated in honor of the Hindu god Murugan.
3. The Crystal Mosque
Costing a whopping $80 million to build, the Crystal Mosque is one of the most spectacular examples of modern architecture in the world. It is also easily one of the most beautiful mosques on the planet, being made entirely out of steel and glass.
4. The Niah Caves
One of the most famous natural wonders in Malaysia, the Niah Caves remain a source of mystery for tourists and scientists alike. Recently, evidence of humans living in the cage as early as 40,000 years ago was found.
5. Tua Pek Kong Temple
The divine Tua Pek Kong Temple is known for the The Seven Story Pagoda of Sibu. The temple is known for miraculously coming unscathed through the fire of 1928 in which the majority of the city was destroyed. Constant renovation has kept it stable for quite some time.