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Sri Mahamariamman

163 Jln. Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
03/2078-3467
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As featured in 3 days in Kuala Lumpur
Ranked #23 of 114 Attractions in Kuala Lumpur
Type: Religious Sites
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: This intricately detailed South Indian temple is Malaysia’s oldest functioning Hindu temple, dating back to 1873.
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

India has one of the most beautiful cultures around the world . . . try to attend the cermony whitch held i think every 2 or 3 hours in certain times . . . walls are covered with shiney colours as usual . . . its a must see with little indea destrict & chinise temple in the same area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

It's worth to check out if you're heading in to Chinatown. I don't know, but I felt slightly unwelcome when I was roaming around. Might be just bad timing or something.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The best thing about this temple is how it looks from outside. Inside you can see ceremony but its not allowed to take pics Restaurants located near looks terrible but food is quite good. Just look for one with a lot of people inside

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Corny title but this magnificent temple is in a dusty side street on the edge of Chinatown. The façade is a riot of coloured carvings that should not be missed.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Nice temple to visit in the historical area of KL where you ahve also some nice chinese temples and shophouses.The main gate with his decorations is for sure a photo not to miss..

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A quaint Hindu temple in the middle of Chinatown and a worthwhile visit if you're already in the area. It's small and will probably take no more than 15 minutes to see everything. Look up as you're approaching and you can't miss it. It's a fascinating monument from the outside. You can't wear your shoes in or carry them in... More

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Sao Bernardo Do Campo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Great place to visit! Not only really interesting, but also very beautiful and so full of details. When I went there, I was lucky to watch part of a religious ceremony and they were so kind they welcomed us to be part of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Before entering you must remove your shoes & hand them to the person responsible for keeping them until you are done with your visit. Inside it is very clean, ornate, and you will notice there are people there on a spiritual visit so please remember at all times to show respect--no laughing loudly or shouting (sadly this was what I... More

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zurich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Well run and clean place. Experience hindu worship rituals ( few times a day). Facade is small so easy to miss from the street.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This was also part of the hop-on hop-off tour. The design of the temple was very ornate and a great way for photo ops. The entire temple could be viewed best when you are on top of the monorail though.

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