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This intricately detailed South Indian temple is Malaysia’s oldest functioning Hindu temple, dating back to 1873.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
163 Jln. Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2078 3467
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All reviews remove your shoes tamil nadu small fee chinatown area petaling street pasar seni lrt station worth a visit central market batu caves the heart of the city take photos little india statues worship gods devotees priest
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On arrival you need to take shoes off then you can step through the doors and enjoyed this peaceful place in the middle of ChinaTown. It’s small, but packs a punch with design and colour, you can walk around place in a couple of minutes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very nice intricaly done temple. lots of color. small and easy to get to in in the china town central market area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hunglow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have seen a 100 or so temples already, this one might be common for you, but I really enjoyed seeing it. Amazed to be in the middle of the city and still have the remarkable calmness and beauty.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The colours and detailed artwork is spectacular. The entrance is only the beginning to a beautiful Hindu temple with amazing statues and paintings. You need to take off your shoes and leave it at a little booth beside the temple for a small fee. You...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Romaica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A window to the indian culture in Kuala Lumpur. Very nice temple, full of colors and decorations. You have to take off your shoes before entering.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walking distance Petaling Street market. Beautiful, colourful and friendly temple definitely worth seeing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank serendipity44988
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Experience not to be missed. Big Hindu temple. Very close to Central market, Pasar Seni subway station & china town. It was raining heavily when we went.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 50hariharans
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This is one of the most beautiful Hindu temples I've seen anywhere and in the middle of the hustle and bustle of downtown KL. If the architecture doesn't grab you, perhaps the quiet and serenity inside will.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JustOneThing
Reviewed October 31, 2018

It is a beautiful South Indian Temple dedicated to Goddess Mariamman. I visited it along with a friend. Before entering the temple we had to leave our shoes outside. Inside the temple you have various idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. It is located close...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank epicureantales
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

One of three temples within this area it commands a grand front entrance onto the street. Very ornate and decorative facade. Unfortunately one has to take ones shoes off to enter which I fully understand I was willing to carry in a bag but this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 20, 2018|
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Response from Sundaramurthy P | Reviewed this property |
No. There is no such facility. Normally people use regular saloon and then arrive at the temple for worship. This is a small temple right in the town.
May 13, 2018|
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Response from 929larrym | Reviewed this property |
Just walked by and took photo.
March 24, 2018|
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Response from LLing_L | Reviewed this property |
No entry fee required. But you'll have to take off your shoe. There's a shoe safe keeper counter on the left before the entrance door. You'll just have to pay about MYR0.20/pair (if I'm not mistaken)