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Kek Lok Si Temple
Lens: FA 20mm Camera: K-1 Photo Location: Penang 
Posted By: maverickh, 01-29-2017, 09:02 PM

The Kek Lok Si Temple is said to be the largest Chinesetemple in Southeast Asia. It straddles a hillside overlooking the town of AyerItam and GeorgeTown, Penang, Malaysia, beyond that. It is a temple that harmoniously blendMahayana Buddhism with Taoist beliefs and other Chinese rituals, creating anamalgam that is uniquely its own. The entire complex of the temple was built over a period from 1890 to 1930.

The two star attractions of Kek LokSi Temple are the seven storey Pagoda of Rama VI ( Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas ) with 10,000 alabaster
K-1 with FA 20mm f/2.8

and bronze statues of Buddha, and the impressive 30.2 metre tall bronze statue of Guan Yin, Goddess of Mercy.

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Very rich detailed colours in these shots.
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QuoteOriginally posted by eaglem Quote
Very rich detailed colours in these shots.

You usually gets such blue sky in Penang .

The colours from the FA lens are usually rather rich .

Well , its the Pentax colour.


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