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Sin Sze Si Ya Temple

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Jalan Cheng Lock | Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
+60 3-2078 9052
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Jalan Cheng Lock | Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
+60 3-2078 9052
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Checked this out without any expectations, but it was actually not too bad, it was pretty interesting to look around and it was free so why not

Thank Searoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small beautiful Tao temple. So good candle smell inside. Peaceful. It is near the central market and Chinatown

Thank Greco S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur. It's a official temple deceloped by capitan about a century ago. Still popular until today

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This temple is tucked in a narrow street. The angle at which this temple is located makes it particularly interesting as it's location has to do with feng-shuei principles. Would not miss it.

Thank Rossana2005
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Quite blinged up Taoist temple, with decorations and even fortune telling and divination. In KL's Chinatown.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 18 March 2017

It was a first visit to a Chinese temple. Unlike Hindu temple you are not required to remove shoes here. Some local person showed me all the way arround and handed over me a information booklet. People often come here and make their request writing...More

1  Thank R0AdTraveller
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Nestled among modern buildings in KL Chinatown there lies one of the oldest Taoist Temple in KL. Built by Kapitan Yap Ah Loy, founder of KL, around 1864 and dedicated to patron deities SinSzeYa & SiSzeYa.... It also primary to cater for the spiritual needs...More

1  Thank ABossMTan
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

When you enter, go to the end of the hall, right corner. Lots of pieces of red paper hanging from the ceiling. If you look closely you will see lists of exam names, dates, venues on each piece of paper (there are names and birthdates...More

2  Thank Belinda Y
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The temple was very busy today, due to the closeness of Chinese New Year but still good to walk around and soak in the atmosphere. A lot of people coming to pray so remember to be respectful when visiting. Unlike Indian Temples you don't have...More

1  Thank June S
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The oldest temple in KL and a relaxing and fascinating experience. The artwork is beautiful, and no one harasses you when you wander around. I even got a free fortune telling session from a learned gent, who gave me advice for the rest of the...More

1  Thank crawfie
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11 April 2015|
Response from SJTKL | Reviewed this property |
From the front entrance of Central Market turn left and walk up the pedestrian street market (Bestari Walk) until you reach the first right hand turn. Turn right through the arched walkway and at the next right hand turn you... More