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ps5
Apr 9, 2015, 6:56 AM
Official sources: http://visitpenang.gov.my/portal3/penang-tourism-news/1050-kek-lok-si-stands-tall-in-book-of-records.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kek_Lok_Si
http://www.penang-traveltips.com/goddess-of-mercy-pavilion_kek-lok-si-temple.htm
Unofficial sources: http://www.malaysian-explorer.com/kekLokSi.html

Building Name: Kek Lok Si - Goddess of Mercy Octagonal Pavilion
Native Name:
Other Names: 八角亭观音像
Street Address: Kek Lok Si
City: Pulau Pinang
Postal Code: 11500
State/Province: Pulau Pinang
Country: Malaysia
Official Building Website URL: http://visitpenang.gov.my/portal3/penang-tourism-news/1050-kek-lok-si-stands-tall-in-book-of-records.html
http://www.penang-traveltips.com/goddess-of-mercy-pavilion_kek-lok-si-temple.htm
Wikipedia.org URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kek_Lok_Si
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.com) URL:
CTBUH.org URL :
Structurae.de URL:
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Interesting Facts/Records (in own words):
The 119-year-old Kek Lok Si Temple in Air Itam is now standing tall, earning three entries in the Malaysia Book of Records.
The three entries are for the tallest pavilion at 89.23m, the tallest bronze Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin) statue at 33.67m, and the tallest granite pillars at 42.24m.

• Floor-to-floor height:
Coordinates (with decimal fraction):

Heights--
- antenna:
- spire:
- roof: 89.23m
- top floor:
- other heights:

Current Building Status - Built

Construction Dates--
- started:
- finished: 2009
- destroyed:

Above ground floors: 20
Basement floors:
Gross Floor area:
Unit count:

Structure Type(s): Octagon Pavilion
Building Use(s): Temple
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: 16 granite pillars and a three-level roofs and each pillars comprises 40 cylindrical blocks which built block by block with 45cm thick and 2.1 meters height

Location: 5°23'52.4"N 100°16'22.2"E

http://cdn.onlypenang.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMG_3785.jpg

http://cdn2.vtourist.com/4/5012447-The_Goddess_of_Mercy_Kuan_Yin_at_Kek_Lok_Si_Penang.jpg

ps5
Apr 11, 2015, 2:39 PM
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8616/16467087698_4a7ef4d43e_b.jpg

https://lspeng1951.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/kek-lok-si-fireworks-0271.jpg?w=496&h=331&crop=1

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ThFCbSr3eQg/Uwbx6JqkY4I/AAAAAAAAAF8/4DmaUkTLmf4/s1600/1392905897391%5B1%5D.jpg

Artemco
Apr 21, 2015, 7:33 AM
http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=106095

ps5
May 6, 2015, 2:38 AM
http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=106095

Building didnt show on George Town city diagram & database page. :shrug:
http://skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?cityID=870
http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?cityID=870

Artemco
May 8, 2015, 6:10 PM
cause it is not highrise