Chin Swee Caves Temple at Night

In my previous posting on Chin Swee temple, I’ve shared the history of it and how it looks like during the day. If you thought it is beautiful during the day, then you will be amazed on how eerily picturesque it looks like at night.

I have always been curious on how a temple looks like at night, and so, I begged my husband to accompany me to walk around in Chin Swee Temple after the nightfalls. He didn’t exactly agree in the beginning but during our drive down from the peak of Genting Highlands, we stopped by Chin Swee Temple as it was raining cats and dogs and driving was terribly dangerous as the visibility was very low.

So, here’s sharing with you how the the temple looks like at night, just after the rain.

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The pagoda, all lighted up but it is not open to public at night.

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Closer look at the pagoda from the outside.

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Stairs and gateway to the Sky Terrace where there is pathway to the Heaven and Hell Realm. My family and I decided to take a stroll up for a little while and was amazed on how one place could look so different in the dark.

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View at the top. Looks ancient, don’t you agree?

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The Gohtong Hall

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Walkway to hell

Eerily lively scene

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Somewhere out there…Buddha statue sat on the hill and is watching you.

Darkly breathtaking view from the rooftop.

Here’s a video of Chin Swee Caves Temple at Night. Sorry for the noise and the quality. It was freezing cold and I wasn’t in the mood to comment much about it.

The view in the temple is breathtaking regardless day or night. Do give it a visit.

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Hostel accommodation is also available for those who are interested to stay for the night. It is called Gohtong Hall Residence.

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Donate as required should you want to stay there. Minimum Donation
(effective from 1 Apr 2015 to 1 Apr 2016)
Room Type Advance Booking
(RM Nett) Walk-In
(RM Nett)
Single 88.00 128.00
Double 128.00 183.00
Triple 168.00 228.00

Chinese New Year
(1st – 10th day)
Room Type Advance Booking
(RM Nett) Walk-In
(RM Nett)
Single 118.00 168.00
Double 168.00 238.00
Triple 218.00 288.00

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The rooms are basic but comfortable and clean.

Please call (603) 2718 1113 for phone bookings and enquiries.

Phone Operation Hours:
8.00am – 10.00pm (Mondays to Saturdays)
9.00am – 7.00pm (Sundays & Public Holidays)

Counter Operation Hours (Check-in/Check-out):
8.00am – 10.00pm (Daily)


Applicable for all seasons.
Advance booking is applicable if the booking is made at least one day in advance.
Donations must be received in advance to guarantee a reservation.
Reservation is subject to availability.
The donation fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Terms of payment will be cash and major credit cards.
New rates are inclusive of bath towels and 3 in 1 body shampoo.
Goh Tong Hall Residence Room Information

Check-in Time
15:00 hours

Check-out Time
12:00 hours

Getting There
By Limousine
Chauffeur-driven door-to-door Limousine Service will pick you up anywhere nationwide, 24 hours a day.

Genting Transport Reservation Centre
Tel: (603) 6251 8398 or (603) 6253 1762

Limousine Service Counter
(Kuala Lumpur International Airport)
Tel: (603) 8776 6753 or (603) 8787 4451

Limousine Service Counter
(Genting Highlands Resort)
Tel: (603) 6115 9584 or (603) 6115 9585 or (603) 6101 1118 Ext 7750 or 7916

By Express Bus
For a fast, convenient and economical journey to Chin Swee Caves Temple, travellers can use the Genting Express Bus Service to Genting Highlands Resort.

Free Shuttle Bus/Van
First World Hotel – Chin Swee Caves Temple – First World Hotel

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

To drive up, refer to Waze or Google Map. Below is the address for your reference.

Chin Swee Caves
Genting Highland
69000 Genting Highland,
Pahang, Malaysia.


  1. Liza says:

    Looks so cultural and astonishingly beautiful, I hope that one day I get the chance in my life to visit your beautiful country.

  2. Mike Yip says:

    Go to the temple, pray pray pray.. HUAAAT AAAAH!!!! ….

    Actually, the only time I go there is if my tyres suffer a puncture when I test my car on the genting stretches at night and i needed a place to park without being disturbed by the authorities. HAHAHA

  3. Isaac Tan says:

    saw a lot of folks already written about this temple.

    quite a number of people who go up genting go here, for luck and prosperity i presume.

    I actually stayed there before, room is comfy and clean. The food is nice, albeit a tad too “flavourful”. Maybe they should cut down the flavouring a bit.

  4. Melissa says:

    September 2022, hotel is super basic and one can tell that it’s old and needs major overhaul. Currently some parts of the place is under renovation. I guess Covid hit it hard. Faced some issues when staying here:

    1. Renovation work until 10pm, very loud, very near some rooms and is a safety issue for lone female travellers
    2. Hot water for bathing is limited
    3. No hot water kettle
    4. No water provided in the room
    5. Only bath soap no hair shampoo (ladies bring your own)
    6. No hairdryer
    7. No towels
    8. No WiFi for you high tech ppl out there, luckily Starbucks exists
    9. Front counter is only open from 8am – 5pm. Check in is at 3pm…no way to contact anyone for emergencies in ur room at night. Wish they had someone at the counter 24hrs

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