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Thean Hou Temple

65, Persiaran Endah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
03-22747088
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Fee: No
Owner description: This ornate Chinese temple dedicated to the Queen of Heaven, Thean...
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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 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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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This is a Chinese temple pretty far out from the city itself. We went to the temple right before the service began, So you could really see the preparations being undertaken prior to the service and drew conclusions on the similar nature of the service to hinduism. The temple has 6 floors from where you can get fantastic views of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

They have managed to make a temple very worth visiting with lots of photo opportunities. On a right day, you would see many wedding couples there.

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München, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

It's not easy to get to, but with a taxi it's just a short trip from places like KL Sentral station. It's an awesome temple, with a great view over the city. Come early before the tour busses arrive and you will have the place almost to yourself

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Doha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The temple is one of the famous Chinese Buddhist temple in KL - Malaysia for wedding ceremony, registration of marriage and pray. This is a place where you can find peace and retreat from a busy shopping trip in the capital.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

If you have more than 48 hours in KL, it is worth a visit. For zero ringitt you can catch very nice views of the city, Petronas included. It is a peaceful quiet place and you can have a 30 min. nice walk from Midvalley Megamall or just hop on a cab from there.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We visited this temple in sept 14 during our visit to Kuala Lumpur with family. Temple is nice. Very colorful and decorated. Visit it if you have plenty of free and covered all other places.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Worth the trip if u like temples. We caught a taxi from Little India. Had to wait 15mins to get a taxi back to Sentral then jumped on monorail, perhaps consider getting taxi to wait. We went late afternoon, not busy at all when there. A lovely man explained a few interesting practices and showed us how to get our... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The Thean Hou Temple has a great design. It is mandatory to visit. We did it during a Saturday morning and it was no queue.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

unique and peaceful place for us to visit as it is on top of a hill and the view on top was nice at night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The best Chinese temple I ever seen. The view is amazing from the hill and also road to temple is really cool.

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