Showing posts with label Travel and Leisure. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Travel and Leisure. Show all posts

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

An unexpected pleasant discovery of an old Chinese Temple which has become one of the major attractions in Raub, Pahang - Bentong Trip Part 3

After, Chamang Waterfalls, we were actually planning to explore Raub town and to look for durians. (Yeah, it was durian season!!!!!) However, on the way from Bentong to Raub, we chanced upon a Chinese temple by the main road of Jalan Tras (Tras Road).
This is the signage at the entrance of the Guan Yin Tang 观音堂 - ww.TrasRoadChineseTemple.com
The temple is just beside the main road of Jalan Tras and if you are driving, it's about 20 minutes drive from Bentong.  The location is very strategic and you won't miss this big temple as you passed by.  
We were told that it is a very old temple of about 100 years old and has now become one of the major tourist attractions in Raub.
12 Chinese Zodiacs  facing 19 Arhats.  We were told that they were imported all the way from China.
The Monkey King, also known as Sun Wu Kong, is a Chinese mythological figure who features in a body of legends, which can be traced back to the period of the Song dynasty.
Fuk Luk Sau, the three wise men.  Fu represents good luck and harmony; Lu stands for authority, power and wealth; Sau signifies good health and longevity. These three gods are the popular deities of wealth, Prosperity and Longevity.
Guanyin (觀音) - Guanyin is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by Mahayana Buddhists. She is commonly known as the "Goddess of Mercy" in English.
Cute cute Little Buddhas.....
Chinese Fisherman statue

Other parts of the temple
Hope you enjoy a brief tour of this beautiful old Chinese Temple.  Cheers and have a nice day...

To be continued..................... 




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Saturday, 5 November 2016

If you are trying to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city for a day, then, try this Lovers' Waterfall. You would be rewarded with crystal clear water gushing down like a curtain of white water running over the rocks - Hutan Lipur Chamang, Bentong which is also known as Air Terjun Chamang or “Lovers’ Waterfall (情人瀑布) - Bentong Trip Part 2

My apologies for this long long overdue of this Bentong trip.

Well after the Bentong Trip Part 1, we adjourned to Chamang Waterfall. Chamang Waterfall (Air Terjun Chamang) is one of the most beautiful waterfalls around that region. This waterfall is quite popular among the locals especially during weekends and public holidays.
You will be captivated by the rugged beauty of this natural cascading waterfall.
As it had rained earlier that morning, we could see the crystal clear water gushing down liked a curtain of white water running over the rocks.
The sight was simply spectacular and breathtaking.
It was simply spectacular, a sight to behold....
The beauty and tranquility of tropical forest can be found here... Hutan Lipur Chamang
Signage at the Air Terjun Chamang
A suspension bridge that crosses the river
You can even set up tents along the banks of the waterfall
A cool place to have picnic with friends and family
A good place for relaxation and family outings
Hope you enjoy the above refreshing scenery of Hutan Lipur Chamang before we continue our part 3 of Bentong Trip. 
To be continued.....................



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