Genting Off The Beaten Path

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    Chin Swee Caves Temple (3)

    by machomikemd Written Jun 12, 2014
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    final part of my tips with more pictures around

    the Chin Swee Caves Temple is a stop going to the Genting Highlands Complex and there are complementary Shuttle Buses to and from the Complex to various hotels in the Genting Highlands and the older Awana Genting Skyway has a stop here where you can hop off for a jaunt inside. The place is just a 5 minute drive going down from the Genting Highlands The Chin swee caves temple is a Taoist temple dedicated to Reverend Master Chin Swee who was a famous figure especially in Fujian Province of China in the 11th century and the founder of the Genting High Lands, the taipan Tan Sri Goh Tong and his parents are ardent devotees of this taoist Deity hance the Making of the Temple. There are lots of activities for taoist devotees and for tourist inside the complex.

    entrance to the temple complex is free

    Free Shuttle Bus/Van
    Highlands Hotel - Chin Swee Caves Temple - Highlands Hotel

    Operation Hours:
    9.00am - 12.00pm (Hourly)
    2.00pm - 9.00pm (Hourly)

    Awana Skyway
    Highlands Hotel - Chin Swee Caves Temple - Highlands Hotel

    Operation Hours:
    10.00am - 7.00pm (Saturday & Sunday only)

    according to their website:

    The Chin Swee Caves Temple is situated in the most scenic site of Genting Highlands. Within the Temple is seated a black statue of the Reverend Master Chin Swee who has long been referred to as a deity in Fujian Province for his supernatural abilities to summon rain and drive away evil spirits. The Temple attracts many local and foreign devotees from Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand and China.

    The Chin Swee Caves Temple is situated on a 28-acre plot of rocky forested land donated by Genting Group founder the late Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Lim Goh Tong. Located 4,600 feet above sea level, the Temple is about 5–10 minutes’ drive down from the peak of the mountain

    Address: Genting Highlands, Pahang Malaysia 6900

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    Chin Swee Caves Temple (2)

    by machomikemd Written Jun 11, 2014
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    part two of my tips with more pictures around the complex

    the Chin Swee Caves Temple is a stop going to the Genting Highlands Complex and there are complementary Shuttle Buses to and from the Complex to various hotels in the Genting Highlands and the older Awana Genting Skyway has a stop here where you can hop off for a jaunt inside. The place is just a 5 minute drive going down from the Genting Highlands The Chin swee caves temple is a Taoist temple dedicated to Reverend Master Chin Swee who was a famous figure especially in Fujian Province of China in the 11th century and the founder of the Genting High Lands, the taipan Tan Sri Goh Tong and his parents are ardent devotees of this taoist Deity hance the Making of the Temple. There are lots of activities for taoist devotees and for tourist inside the complex.

    entrance to the temple complex is free

    Free Shuttle Bus/Van
    Highlands Hotel - Chin Swee Caves Temple - Highlands Hotel

    Operation Hours:
    9.00am - 12.00pm (Hourly)
    2.00pm - 9.00pm (Hourly)

    Awana Skyway
    Highlands Hotel - Chin Swee Caves Temple - Highlands Hotel

    Operation Hours:
    10.00am - 7.00pm (Saturday & Sunday only)

    according to their website:

    The Chin Swee Caves Temple is situated in the most scenic site of Genting Highlands. Within the Temple is seated a black statue of the Reverend Master Chin Swee who has long been referred to as a deity in Fujian Province for his supernatural abilities to summon rain and drive away evil spirits. The Temple attracts many local and foreign devotees from Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand and China.

    The Chin Swee Caves Temple is situated on a 28-acre plot of rocky forested land donated by Genting Group founder the late Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Lim Goh Tong. Located 4,600 feet above sea level, the Temple is about 5–10 minutes’ drive down from the peak of the mountain

    Address: Genting Highlands, Pahang Malaysia 6900

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    The 9-storey Pagoda @ Chin Swee Caves Temple

    by snuggie Written Mar 1, 2007

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    While taking a leisure walk around,do look out for the 9-storey Pagoda,the grand stone statue of the Big Buddha and Laughing Buddha,the 18 Lohans and the legendary 8 immortals
    carvings depicting the 24 filial Chinese stories and the 'Journey to the West',the natural caves atmosphere and vast landscaped gardens and not forgetting the dragon mineral water stream which is believe to bring luck.

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    Chin Swee Caves Temple

    by snuggie Written Mar 1, 2007

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    On your way up or down the Genting Highlands,there is a Chin Swee Caves Temple which is worth a visit.

    The Chin Swee Caves Temple was built in 1976 and it was named after the Late Ven. Rev. Chin Swee of the Soong Dynasty in the 11th Century. A devout Buddhist, Chin Swee touched and warmed the hearts of many with his kindness as a good samaritan.

    Besides being a sanctuary for worship, the Chin Swee Caves Temple is also a wonderland of legends and myths of the Chinese ancestors.Designed and built according to Feng Shui and Chinese architecture, it is located at 4,600 feet above sea-level on 28 acres of vast landscaped gardens.

    The entire project took 18 years to complete and works are still being carried out to continuously improve the facilities of the temple.The Genting Group, the public and devotees have contributed substantially towards the temple building fund.

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    Explore the surroundings

    by victorwkf Written Oct 7, 2006

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    Most people visiting Genting Highlands are too busy with the casino and entertainment activities e.g. rides, performances but if you have time, do walk around the outside and breathe the cool and fresh air. You will also discover the quieter side of Genting Highlands e.g. surrounding mountains, residential apartments, areas around different hotels etc.

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    Statues during cable car ride

    by victorwkf Written Oct 7, 2006

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    Statues along cable car ride, genting highlands
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    When you are taking the cable car up to Genting Highlands, you will notice that there are statues of animals, people etc on the slope below. They are not very prominent and sometimes can be missed if you are focusing on the distance mountain scenery.

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    Beautiful mountain scenery

    by victorwkf Written Oct 6, 2006

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    Mountain scenery of Genting Highlands, Malaysia

    Because of the many entertainment activities and the foggy weather, many people have overlooked the natural beauty of Genting Highlands, especially the beautiful mountain scenery. On a clear day, the sorrounding mountains are very beautiful and I have taken some photos and display them on the travelogue section of this VT page for you to enjoy :)

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    Visitor's Galleria

    by yipsufen Updated Apr 15, 2006

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    Take a walk down memory lane and get to know the history of Genting Highlands Resort and the Founder's Vision! Discover how this fully integrated family holiday resort became a reality because of one man's dream and determination.

    FREE ADMISSION

    OPERATION HOURS
    10.00am to 8.00pm (daily)

    LOCATION
    Lobby Floor, Genting Hotel

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    Arena of Stars

    by yipsufen Updated Apr 1, 2006

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    Arena of Stars

    Capable of seating up to 6000 people at any one time. This fully roofed amphiteathre boasts state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems. International stars such as Sir Cliff Richard, Kitaro, Jim Brickman, Sammi Cheng, Any Lau, Michael Learns to Rock, the Vienna Boys Choir and more have graced the Arena of Stars.

    The Arena of Stars provides the ultimate platform for artistes to render their best melodies, for performers to showcase thier artistic skills and for the crowd to join in the celebration of dance, music and song.

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    Galleria Observatory

    by imstress Updated Mar 15, 2006

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    Galleria Observatory

    Head to Level 18 of Genting Hotel to the Galleria Observatory to experience a bird's-eye-view of the Titiwangsa range, a panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur and The Straits of Malacca.

    Take a walk through the history of Genting Highlands Resort and get to know the Founder and his vision.

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    Chin Swee Caves Temple

    by imstress Updated Mar 15, 2006

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    Chin Swee Caves Temple

    Chin Swee Caves Temple was built in 1976, it was named after the Late Ven. Rev. Chin Swee of the Soong Dynasty in the 11th Century.

    Besides being a temple of worship, the Chin Swee Caves Temple is also a wonderland of legends and myths of the Chinese ancestors.

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    Gohtong Jaya

    by mansionion Written May 16, 2005
    Gohtong Jaya

    Gohtong Jaya is named after the founder of Genting Highlands - Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong. It is located halfway between Genting Highlands and Genting Sempah off the Karak Highway in the lowlands.

    This small township is like a satelite town to the "City of Entertainment" - with its own shops, bus station hotels and other facilities. It is also the transit point to Genting Highland if you take the Genting Skyway cabble car.

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    Genting Sempah Welcome Arch

    by imstress Written Jan 27, 2005

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    Genting Sempah Welcome Arch was built in 1972, this granite arch and ancillary police station located here is a major landmark for visitors entering and leaving the resort.

    If you see this Welcome Arch ten you are about half way up to Genting Highlands.

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    Awana Horse Ranch

    by imstress Written Jan 27, 2005

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    Awana Horse Ranch

    Awana Horse Ranch is spread over approximately 20 acres in a valley of hills and virgin rainforest, its facilities include joy rides for beginners, riding lessons and hosting of private functions. It is open to the public and no membership fees are charged.

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    Cradle Rock

    by imstress Written Jan 27, 2005

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    Cradle Rock

    Cradle Rock is located at 5,500 feet above sea level, it is a popular picnic and rest spot with a spectacular view of Kuala Lumpur, Klang Dam, Batu Caves, Ulu Yam and Batang Kali. On a clear day you can even spot ships on the horizon in Port Klang!

    The rock is more obvious on the way down to the foot of Genting.

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