Kallumalai Arulmigu Subramaniyar Temple

Set among the limestone hills in Ipoh, The Kallumalai Arulmigu Subramaniyar is not something to be missed. The temple was founded in 1930. It is a place for Hindu devotees to worship its main deity, Lord Murugan.

Besides the altar and the 21.3m-tall rajagopuram with 528 statues built in 2010, the temple also has a wedding hall and a dining hall. What makes the temple unique is its peacock enclosure. In Hindu mythology, peacocks are depicted as the preferred carrier of Lord Murugan.

Festivals such as Deepavali and Thaipusam are celebrated here. During Thaipusam, there will be a parade with lots of ‘kavadi’ and chariot moving towards the temple.

Image by: Dhanesh Paramasivam FB

Operating Hours

Daily: 4.00 a.m – 12.00 p.m & 4.30 p.m – 9.00 p.m

Admission

There is no entrance fee. However, donation is encouraged.

Location

140, Jalan Raja Musa Aziz, 30300 Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia.

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Hear From Others

I like this temple because of backdrop of glorious limestone hills! Kids will like this temple as they get to see lots of peacocks in a huge cage at the far-right corner of the temple.

Devagi Sanmugam
SpiceQueen

We were amazed by the colourful wall paintings and the structure of the temple. This temple is indeed one of the most beautiful temples we have ever seen.

BestianKelly

I happened to drive by this beautiful hindu temple, while driving around Ipoh, in the state of Perak in Malaysia.

Kiran Kumar
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