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Sri Maha Mariamman Temple

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Address: 163 Jln. Tun H.S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: 03/2078-3467
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This intricately detailed South Indian temple is Malaysia’s oldest...

This intricately detailed South Indian temple is Malaysia’s oldest functioning Hindu temple, dating back to 1873.

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A indian temple in the heart of Chinatown..beautiful to visit at the sunset with all the colours of the facade.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A indian temple in the heart of Chinatown..beautiful to visit at the sunset with all the colours of the facade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This beautiful temple and is the pride of the Nation and is a place of worship for the Hindu community. Like most Hindu Temples, everyone is welcome but have in mind that you have to take your shoes off to come in and please be respectful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a beautiful temple, well worth visiting. It wasn't crowded when we visited- afternoon, so we could enjoy piece and quiet there. It's refreshing to hide from the heat of the city too, at least for a while.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

KL's oldest Hindu temple and purportedly the richest in Malaysia. Originally constructed in 1878 although extensively rebuilt. The impressive entrance tower containing numerous colourful figures is a new addition from the 1970s. The goddess Marriam to whom the temple is dedicated is apparently especially revered by south Indian Tamils as she is a protector of people living away from home.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is tucked away at the confluence of two cultures jostling for prominence; the Indian and Chinese. This is all lost when you see the shear craftsmanship in the cravings on the outside of the temple. Absolutely, awe inspiring. On the Blue GoLik bus route, get off the bus at the china town stop and go right off the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated near China town shopping district, the Indian temple is a nice stop. The temple is famous for the small statues surrounding the gate. Visitors are not allowed to wear or carry shoes inside the temple and therefore you need to leave it with the temple guard sitting nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit and lovely temple. Well worth stopping at when visiting Central Market (which is a must do - see our review)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was simple one is the pry and for local people visiting .We was pass this place looking sort time to see,.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People very friendly! This is the place to visit. If you are interested in spiritual discussions, or inspirational experiences, this is a must seen place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is situated in The city centre of KL, not far from Chinatown and Can easily be combinated with other Points of interests within the city. Everybody needs to take of the shoes, but The atmosphere inside is amazing. A must see while visiting KL!

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