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Address: 65,Persiaran Endah | Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460, Malaysia
Phone Number: +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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Tourist-friendly Chinese temple

Perhaps this is the most tourist-friendly temple whereby it has a nice upkeep, clean, clear directions, not too far from city center, and a decent view of the city from the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fantastic place to visit a very nice feel - Peaceful quite, I loved my visit here and the guide made the visit explaining all about the site

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is sacred. If you are a non-Buddhist, please be kind enough to behave decently. The temple is to worship Zen-Buddhism and also not restricted to other Buddhist branches. It's a very calm and quiet place. Road access is fine. If you like, you can walk from the KL Sentral as well. It will take 30 minutes maximum. Temple... More 

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Uttar Pradesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good temple. Nicely maintained. A good place for photography as well. Full of nature and creatures.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple is really nice and its for free but you have to take a taxi to go there or walk a long way (up the hill) because its not in the center of KL. But you have a great view over the city and next to the temple there is a nice garden with statues of the chinese zodiac... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved seeing this temple although im not chinese or follow their religion this was very nice to see the outside is very stunning aswell as the inside as i have never been in a temple before Its something that should be on your list to go see and take pixs off

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps this is the most tourist-friendly temple whereby it has a nice upkeep, clean, clear directions, not too far from city center, and a decent view of the city from the temple. No pesky peddlers trying to sell you souveniers nor cheesy tourist photographs services. Locals favour this place for registrar of marriage and wedding photography too. It's very near... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the oldest and largest temples in Southeast Asia, this is a 6 tiered temple set on a hill with great views of the City. A beautiful, colourful temple with ornate carvings and intricate carving of dragons. The prayer hall has 3 alters dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy, Goddess of Waterfront and Goddess Thean Hou. Worth a visit.

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Stone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful temple, not very big but definitely worth a visit to take in the architecture and brilliant design! Well maintained and very clean.

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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thean hou temple about 58 km far away of the kuala lumper central.You need take private profesiona travel quide.Our quide was local chinese person ,Also he has more knowledge all details,evert people must to be see it.if you go this season you neek take umbrella,

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do plan your trip during major Chinese festivals as the temple will 'dress' up the place. Good place to start to undertstand history and culture and also many opportunities for photo moments.

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