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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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All reviews yap ah loy central market fortune telling kailan chinatown area petaling street chinese history worth a visit peaceful place pasar seni station chinese new year incense oldest devotees ornate gods buddhist
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The view not bad, just the cant go close to Guan Yi statue, only see from far. Avoid going on weekends as it is crazy crowded and the traffic is a mess. Go during the week is much more enjoyable.

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

small little temple near the monorail staying. it is beautiful but not sure you neeed to make a special trip to see it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hunglow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you happen to be in Petaling street or just finished visiting Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, then definitely head there. It is the oldest Taoist temple in Kuala Lumpur. Don't let the entrance fool you because it is off the main street and there is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Romaica
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I visited this temple along with a friend and it is located near the Jalan Petaling area. It has a very small entrance. Students come here to pray before their exams for good luck. It is very tranquil and is filled with incense stick smell.

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

The main entrance off the Main Street is via a very very narrow frontage. But once go you down this small passageway a delight is in hand. Very ornate and decorated inside. Well worth a photo stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 429Happy
Reviewed October 16, 2018

This was a stop on our full day tour of Kuala Lumpur. I think it's the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia. Many families go here to pray and offerings. very interesting place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shawn R
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Bring back a lot of memories if you an Ex Malaysian.Lots of vendors long the way in Chinatown around this temple

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank wengloktoh
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Being one of the oldest chinese temple in the city, it is extremely fascinating. Clicking pictures is allowed and the staff there is very friendly. She explained the significance of the temple and the various idols of the gods in it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KeyaSampat
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Visited a great bakery and bought lots of goodies for afternoon tea recommend the husband and wife pastries. Indoor was great for local gifts for home

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tinaperry99
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Honestly not worth the time — it’s a small little temple similar to any other temple you can find in any Chinatown. Sure, you can pop your head in if you happen to be passing by in the neighborhood, otherwise don’t go specifically seeking it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from ArunR1104 | Reviewed this property |
I have not talked to the fortune tellers in the temple. But most of the people in KL can speak English very fluently. Really a nice place. We were surprised to see that many spoke Hindi also in the temple.
April 10, 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