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Thean Hou Temple

65, Persiaran Endah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
03-22747088
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Ranked #12 of 114 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

First this building they keep expending so the building itself have no historical value , and the food and souvineir is over charge.

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We caught a LRT train to Bangsar station and then a taxi to the temple. If you are interested in temples this is a must to see in KL. The gardens are well-laid out with animal statues of the various Chinese horoscope signs and the shrine area itself is spectacularly decorated. We visited at midday and during the week and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

It's quite hard to find by foot, but it's possible. Place is clean what seems to be quite rare in KL sometimes, and even that there is lots of hawkers, they weren't like in Chinatown. Really lay back and friendly.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Situated on a hill top in KL, this temple displays beautiful designs and sculptures for the visitors. An air-conditioned hall beneath the temple can sit up to 1000 pax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Drove to this temple, which is about 5 mins drive from Capri by Fraser at around 8:30 am last Sat. Not many people at that time and the surrounding looks quite peaceful and the souvenir/food stores at the ground floor were just about to open for business. Climb-up the stairways to reach the Thean Hou, Guan Yin and Mazu altar.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We like the temple, the garden and the view. THere is a free entrance, but you can choose to light smelly sticks.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Cool temple with great colours and designs. Loved finding out our animal and reading about our characteristics. Inside the temple had to take our shoes off and climbed the 3 levels.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very Nice, clean temple, Good location and beautiful surroundings for photography session of newly weds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I haven't seen before Chinese temple but have to admit this one is quite amazing. There is also restaurant and souvenir shop

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Beautiful temple with a great view. They also have a garden with all the Chinese constellations, fun to see.

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