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Address: 65 Persiaran Endah | Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460, Malaysia
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+60 3-2274 7088
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This ornate Chinese temple dedicated to the Queen of Heaven, Thean Hou,...

This ornate Chinese temple dedicated to the Queen of Heaven, Thean Hou, protectorate of people who make their living from the sea. The temple borrows from Buddhist, Taoist and Confucian traditions. Some visitors believe the panoramic views of KL alone make the trip up the hill worthwhile.

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Impressively large temple close to the city

A popular temple complex in KL with a regular program of events. It’s one of the larger urban temples with a ‘celestial animal garden’ to one side and large gift shop underneath... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A popular temple complex in KL with a regular program of events. It’s one of the larger urban temples with a ‘celestial animal garden’ to one side and large gift shop underneath. A nice site with all of the things you would expect to see (Golden statues, incense burning, offering sites) but there is also a large Chinese chess board... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a religious person however this is culture. The Temple looks fresh, super clean and a lot of people praying. I just sat on the bench to people watch and take in the peacefulness. Simply a lovely quite place to take in you thoughts.

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Thank SirrRoyston
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As one of the most recent Chinese temple built in KL, it should be a "must see". Its location, on top of chill dominating Kuala Lumpur is very nice.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the temple in early March.. Peaceful and serene atmosphere..... It has an eatery below .... do try the white coffee ....

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Thank CorporateSud
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's located right up at he hill along Jalan Syed Putra toward to PJ. Nice scenery and you can view mostly all part of KL city. It was very easy to get a taxi to go there. The temple is beautiful and full of traditional architecture and the temple was peaceful and quite.

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Thank Augustine C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High on a hill, with a large car park, this temple has a super view over KL and is really lovely inside. Always worth a visit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please avoid during CNY period as people are flooding the whole area and the way to the temple is jam pack with cars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A hundred percent worth it! It took us about 15 mins in a taxi from KL Sentral, so relatively easy to get to. It was fairly easy to get a taxi back as well, we didn't ask him to wait for us. The temple itself is absolutely beautiful! Amazing architecture and inside the temple was equally stunning and peaceful. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture is awesome.You can typical culture of the worship of Buddha over there.The big incense sticks, bells, colourful painting, dragon, golden idols and a feeling of being in a chinese market gives you a different sense.The building is red, and you can take a shot walk to find beautiful imagery of stories and monks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got a cab here from the hotel cos it was sooo hot & humid in July. I didn't see any bus stops or a train station nearby and noticed that most people had come by car or cab. Most cab drivers were waiting outside as did ours. We were here about 40 mins. This Chinese temple is really beautiful... More 

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