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“The biggest Godess of Mercy (Kuan Yun) in Sumatra, Indonesia”

Vihara Avalokitsvara - Statue of Dewi Kwan Im
Reviewed 20 October 2015

It is in the Chin district where many Chinese dwell.It is in a temple where Budhists pay theri harmony) It i a pity many jobs are leto the goddess an Buddha as well.It is uarded by 4 big guardians, named Wind (Fung), Tiu (striking the chord of a musical instrument), Yue (the oneholding an umbrella) and Shun (harmony)It is a pity many jobs have not been finished, thus giving n unneat sight of the tmple.

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

En-route from Parapat to Medan there is not much in terms of tourist attraction points unless you like endless rubber and palm oil plantations. Just to have an excuse to stretch your legs you may consider a stop at Vihara Avalokitsvara with the Statue of Dewi Kwan Im in Siantar. It is a bit of a quiet place, good for walking around a bit. Half an hour is more than enough. Reportedly, the Statue is the highest in SE-Asia and from that point of view worthwhile a visit.

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

A beautiful and peaceful Kwan Im statue in the small town of Siantar. Different with common temple which is crowded , this temple is child friendly, even though you are not there for praying, the temple always open door welcoming you. Nice to visit before sunset.

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

After from Prapat, went to Siantar City, and heads up to one of the tallest Kwan Im statue in Medan. The place is nice. And peaceful.

Thank CheSan C
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Siantar is a small town in North Sumatra famous for its delicious local culinaries and very close to the Lake Toba. Now the town got more attention especially for the Buddhist peoples (and other religions as general), this Goddess Kwan Im statue is the biggest and tallest in South East Asia yet. Temple complex is well maintained and clean, with additional 12 chinese zodiac statues. Visit for some worthwhile photo taking and worshipping.

Thank WilliamLow
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