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Address: 65, Persiaran Endah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: 03-22747088
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: This ornate Chinese temple dedicated to the Queen of Heaven, Thean Hou...
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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" Amazing Temple "

We stopped in at the temple during a half day Batu Cave tour. The temple is beautiful, and the detail inside, especially on the ceilings was gorgeous. Our guide explained to us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I was just searching for some place to go on weekend while I was in Malaysia. Found good reviews for this temple so went there. It was my 1st experience in the temple like this. It was very well decorated, nice people all around. A lot of things to see. If you manage to go during morning you will find... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We stopped in at the temple during a half day Batu Cave tour. The temple is beautiful, and the detail inside, especially on the ceilings was gorgeous. Our guide explained to us how to pick up the sticks in front of the deity or goddess (Kau cim) and it will select a secret message for you, which was really interesting,...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

The temple looks beautiful but one doesn't feel safe because of the location and surroundings. Not well kept

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We took monorail, station Tun Sambanthan, than around 25/30 minute walk. The place looks interesting, but trees and decorations are made of plastic, so it reminds more Disneyland than Buddhist Temple. It has absolutely no atmosphere. There is bit of view, nothing spectacular. Probably people who comes to pray might like it. Surrounding is just fake trees, fake flowers. Only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went by public transportation, but it's still quite a walk from the last station. It's doable, but take it in mind. It's a nice temple with a lot of atmosphere. Be sure not to forget to go behind the temple where you have some water with hundreds of turtles. At the left you also have some statues representing the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is the place where most get registered, also busiest place to be on religious celebration days. But nevertheless remains attractive to all, well maintained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is my second time at Thean Hou temple, its majestic architecture made this temple a must visit place when you're in Kuala Lumpur. Inside the temple you can pray, have your fortune tell, shops for souvenir and many more. To get here take monorail to Tun Sambanthan station, cross the road to Jalan Syed and walk straight until you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Simple and nice layout of the temple surrounding. A lot of loves in the air as it is also used for marriage registration.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Nice place, very beautiful architecture. Peaceful, not located in the centre city so find a taxi back to the city is a bit challenging. Not very crowded and nice temple to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great place to visit. Very beautiful architecture and a spectacular sight. Very serene and peaceful. Great walk to get to the temple

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