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Very atmospheric

A great Taoist temple in Chinatown. The air is thick with insence both from the magnificent hanging... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Mark P
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Halifax, United Kingdom
Classic Chinese temple

This temple is probably the best example of a classic Taoist temple in Chinatown. The temple is... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
P E
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Inhale the coiled incense and relish a peaceful moment in this Chinese temple dating from 1888.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Jalan Tun H.S. Lee No.168, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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+60 3-2078 2735
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There wasn't much to see in this temple. It would have helped if there was staff around to help understand the significance of the temple. Maybe if you go early in the morning you may find more locals there.

Thank KeyaSampat
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Same as most small Chinese temples. Small but very ornate with lots of incense burning Easy to get to from the central markets. But you may need a map to find streets.

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

A great Taoist temple in Chinatown. The air is thick with insence both from the magnificent hanging spirals and from the number of locals coming to pray. It is only small but not to be missed if you are in Chinatown.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This temple is worth to visit and very beautiful architecture I somehow feel that . One should visit .

Thank akshaymay2981
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Toast Temple located 2 minutes walk from Central market. Temple has been built to honor the great Toaist God of War who is standing in his uniform, red face and long beard.Temple is small and it will take few minutes to look and take picture.Admition...More

Thank Mirna P
Reviewed May 19, 2018

This temple is probably the best example of a classic Taoist temple in Chinatown. The temple is open to all visitors but it is still mostly a place of worship dedicated to Chinese General Guan Di - a historical figure from III century China that...More

Thank P E
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Another nice temple to visit in KL. Peaceful, interesting and somewhat mysterious. Worth a look for sure.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Small unimpressive Chinese temple in Chinatown...ok for a quick stop and a few pics, not much else. See what you think!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Close to petaling street and further down road is hindu temple this small chinese temple is lovely and quick visit if in area

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Guan Di or General Kwan was one of China's greatest warrior. Entering the temple, one sees a Guan Di statue sitting on the altar and his face is painted gold. Many Chinese come to worship Guan Di to seek protection and make wishes. There are...More

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