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Thean Hou Temple

65, Persiaran Endah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
03-22747088
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Ranked #13 of 112 attractions in Kuala Lumpur
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Type: Religious Sites
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

very nice stayed only 15 mins due to locals showing their respect to their families very different to western world

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

if you are driving from Jalan Syed Putra after Bangunan MCOBA (UEM) you turn left. At the junction you left again. You go up the hill and you will see a sign board. Turn right and go up the hill and you will come to the temple. it is in Robson Heights. To get to the temple you can take... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I have brought my visitors and they were all very impress. It is clean and quiet place to visit. Nice scenery...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The structure, design, sanctity are the words that come to your mind when you decide to talk about places like this temple. You need to spend some time It soothes the mind gives you inner peace and admire the beauty .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

you can take a cab there, dont try to walk uphill as its really steep and far. quiet place if you are interested to visit a chinese temple, one of the biggest chinese temple in kuala lumpur i think.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It's probably the nicest temple I visited in KL. A bit hard to reach by foot - there is no dedicated pathway for part of the climb.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Nicest temple in KL.its near Little India, Briekfields..where you can have bananaleaf meals , cheap local food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I particularly enjoyed the garden with the figures of the Chinese horoscope. The temple itself is well worth a visit and I would recommend it to anyone in KL for a short or long stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

The Thean Hou Temple is very interesting specially if you are Chinese. At the entrance area, there are the twelve animal kingdom that represented by the year of your birth. If you know which year of your birth, you can find the designated animal of that year and take a photo with it. The animal models are in relative to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It is a landmark six-tiered Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur, located on Robson Heights along Lorong Bellamy, overlooking Jalan Syed Putra (Federal Highway). It was completed in 1987 and officially opened in 1989. The property belongs to and is run by the Selangor & Federal Territory Hainan Association (Persatuan Hainan Selangor & Wilayah Persekutuan). The temple, built by the Hainanese... More

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