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Hotels near Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple

Sandakan, Malaysia · 93 hotels available

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Located at the hilltop, Puu Jih Shih Temple mesmerized its visitors with prosperity colors; red and gold as well as the dragon-entwined pillars. You may visit Turtle Islands Park nearby to watch the turtles lay eggs at night. If you are into nature, visit Sandakan Rainforest Park to experience the botanical explorations. Check out our best hotel selections to complete your visit here.

Popular hotels near Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple

EXTERIOR_BUILDING 2 Inn 1 Boutique Hotel & Spa
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Lot 1 - 7, Block B, Bandar Fajar Jalan Leila, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90000
Convenient - 8.1 / 10(17)
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todo Sanbay Hotel
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Mile 1 1/2, Jalan Leila, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90007
Located in Sandakan, Sanbay Hotel is convenient to Saint Michael's and All Angels Church and Puu Jih Shih Temple. This hotel is within close proximity of Agnes Keith House and Sandakan Harbour Mall.
Impressive - 8.7 / 10(113)
(27)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Hotel Hsiang Garden
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Mile 1.5, Leila Road, P.O. Box 1603, , Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90717
When you stay at Hotel Hsiang Garden in Sandakan, you'll be in the entertainment district and convenient to Saint Michael's and All Angels Church and Puu Jih Shih Temple. This hotel is within close proximity of Agnes Keith House and Sandakan Harbour Mall.
Impressive - 8.3 / 10(222)
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EXTERIOR_BUILDING Hotel Ramai
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Leila Road Town Centre, P.O. Box No. 184, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90702
Impressive - 8.4 / 10(16)
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Bedroom Hotel Lutana
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1, Jalan Leila, Bandar Ramai-ramai, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90000
Other Park View Hotel
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Lot 2A-4A, Wisma Wemin, Leila Road, Sandakan, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90707
Exterior Indah 7118 Sandakan Vacation Home
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Lot A1284, Block 131, Phase 3C, Lorong Indah Jaya 39, Taman Indah Jaya, Mile 4, Sandakan, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90000
BEDROOM Hotel Benaria Bandar Prima
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Lot 145, Block 15, Batu 4,Bandar Prima Jalan Utara , Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90000
Impressive - 8.7 / 10(72)
Living Hall Wynn Holiday Home
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TB115, Lorong Mutiara 14,Taman Mutiara, Mile 3.5, North Road, Sandakan, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90000
EXTERIOR_BUILDING The Mark's Lodge Hotel
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Bandar Indah, Mile 4, Jalan Cecily, Lot 1-7, Block 36,, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90000
Impressive - 8.4 / 10(45)
(46)
Other My Little Home at Sandakan
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Blok 159 Lot B1470, Taman Indah Jaya 5, Jalan Utara, Sandakan, Sandakan, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90000
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Livingston Hotel
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MILE 4, JALAN UTARA,SANDAKAN, Sandakan Town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, 90000
Impressive - 8.4 / 10(146)
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About

There are lots of places that can be visit at Sandakan, Sabah. One of interesting place is Puu Jih Shih Temple a Buddhist temple that located at the hilltop of Tanah Merah at Sandakan Bay in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. It can be categorized as one of the largest Chinese temple for the town and situated around 4 km from the town centre. The temple was built since 1987 and officiated by Joseph Pairin Kitingan, the Chief Minister of Sabah at that time. The infrastructure of the temple has a unique design as it was built with brave and prosperity color and symbol such as reds, golds and twining dragons. The temple also was decorated with lanterns that will illuminating the surrounding at night. Not only that, it has such a spectacular sea view overlooking Sandakan, once you are at the Puu Jih Shih temple. Because of that, in 2003 this temple has been chosen to be featured in the American television series of The Amazing Race 4.

How to Get There

By Bus

The temple is about 4km from the centre. Therefore, you have to take a bus to Tanah Merah and ask for directions.

By Taxi

If you take a cab, it shouldn't cost more than RM10 one way, but extra charges will be apply for a round- trip plus waiting at the temple.

Tourist Attractions

There are so many places that can be visited if you are at Sandakan, Sabah. Here are top rated places must be visit:

Turtles Island Park

If you are interested to see yourself how turtles look like, you have to visit The Turtle Islands Park. There are two types of turtles that have been shows at the park which are Greens and Hawksbills species. It is one of special features and attraction of this park. This is because, throughout the year, the turtles will come ashore at night to lay their eggs. Besides that, the magnificent sea view also waits for you, if you come to Turtles Island park, with clear turquoise colored sea and coral reefs are ideal for water activities such as swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling.

Escape Sandakan

Escape Sandakan is a real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants. There are three types of rooms that will test your courage such as Room 69, Pyramid: Curse of Anubis and Prison Break.

Sandakan Rainforest Park

For those who are close to the nature, you can try out to visit Sandakan Rainforest Park. There are variety of flowers and also corps that was planted at Sandakan Rainforest Park.

Sandakan Heritage Museum

If you interested with history and culture, then you should have some time to visit the Sandakan Heritage Museum. The museum shows the pre-war and post war history of Sandakan. Not only that, the ground floor of the museum has a gallery that showcases photographs of Osa Johnson and Martin Johnson. The gallery is named ‘Safari in Sandakan’ and the photos displayed there show legacy of North Borneo under British collonial rule.

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