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Thean Hou Temple

65 Persiaran Endah | Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460, Malaysia
+60 3-2274 7088
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
65 Persiaran Endah | Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460, Malaysia
+60 3-2274 7088
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Reviewed yesterday

If you have one to two hours to spare. Is worth visiting this temple. Walking there is difficult as there slopes to the temple are pretty steep. Best to book a taxis. Temple open daily from 8am to 10pm. Temple is well maintained. Have little...More

Thank RubyNRugby
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazing how many weddings take place at this temple, you are almost guaranteed to see one during your visit to the temple. It is very peaceful here and is a must-see when visiting KL.

Thank Krose94
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was feature in our guide books and so we went there to explore. It is of the beaten path and you need taxis to get you there and get you out of there, the connection with the public transport are difficult to say the...More

1  Thank Wilfred_the_Brit
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is chinese temple set on a hillock in the city.. very peaceful place with beautiful surroundings and views... taking a cab is highly recommended for those who dont like to walk on steep roads

Thank Chakravarthy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Chinese Hainanese temple built by a prominent businessman in the 80's. Location is just opposite Mid Valley, about 15 minutes drive.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thean Hou Temple is a 6-tiered temple dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu. This place was stunning in it's architecture and colours.

Thank Allen V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful, clean, well-maintained chinese temple with some beautiful decorations. You may spot several brides and grooms about to get married in the temple. One of the added advantage is you get to have a good look around the city from its terrace....More

1  Thank mahima s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, just like any place, building of interest the temple is surrounded by horrible new buildings (Midvalley development) products of the urban chaos in KL but it remains an interesting temple. If you are interested in good photography and if you are lucky with weather,...More

Thank Philippe D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very nice to visit during the Chinese New Year week. A lot beautiful decorations and great view of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline. A nice spiritual place for the Chinese community and you would get a sense of calmness walking in the temple...More

Thank chrissoosa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a lot of great view and also a bit quite since it's a temple. Good for wasting time for 1- 2 hours but somehow I think this temple is small compare to Khee Lok Si in Penang Island.For Sure you can explore...More

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ali m
December 18, 2016|
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Response from Luvyy | Reviewed this property |
9am-6pm everyday.
April 24, 2016|
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Response from Sarah Maree C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is free, but take some change to offer a donation for prayer. There aren't clothing restrictions as per say, but it is considerate to not wear "short shorts" or singlets. Hope you have a wonderful time visiting.
February 23, 2015|
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Response from KianHian L | Reviewed this property |
Hi usually on normal days the temple close early, as not many visitors in the evening. However, during 1st and 15th chinese lunar calender there are visitors for on praying hence it is consider open. During this CNY... More