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Address: 65,Persiaran Endah | Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460, Malaysia
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+60 3-2274 7088
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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Exotic Architecture

The architecture is awesome.You can typical culture of the worship of Buddha over there.The big incense sticks, bells, colourful painting, dragon, golden idols and a feeling of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the building is so amazing! Came here during CNY and the atmosphere was brilliant! But it was so crowd that people come and go all the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A hundred percent worth it! It took us about 15 mins in a taxi from KL Sentral, so relatively easy to get to. It was fairly easy to get a taxi back as well, we didn't ask him to wait for us. The temple itself is absolutely beautiful! Amazing architecture and inside the temple was equally stunning and peaceful. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The architecture is awesome.You can typical culture of the worship of Buddha over there.The big incense sticks, bells, colourful painting, dragon, golden idols and a feeling of being in a chinese market gives you a different sense.The building is red, and you can take a shot walk to find beautiful imagery of stories and monks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We got a cab here from the hotel cos it was sooo hot & humid in July. I didn't see any bus stops or a train station nearby and noticed that most people had come by car or cab. Most cab drivers were waiting outside as did ours. We were here about 40 mins. This Chinese temple is really beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful temple and outside of it you can see the different Chinese "animals" that represents which year you are born in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful temple and the gardens with statues of chinese year characters with descriptions of their characters. Best to take a taxi there adget it to wait for you as it is a long walk from any public transport

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Headed up the hill to see the Chinese New Year festivities and loved the comedy show. The lanterns and lights were beautiful and the Garden of Filial Piety was hilarious. The only problem was the bus that was supposed to bring people to and fro, mostly didn't run. We had to climb up the hill in the heat and also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A little bit out of the city but a must see. I would advise though that you pay your taxi to wait as we let ours go and had to walk a while to find another one. A beautiful temple with a good atmosphere. It is a working temple as well as a tourist attraction so all respect must be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful temple with a prominently-Chinese look. I thought it was a bit out of the way, though not difficult to find, but probably would be easier with a car. It took me about half an hour to walk there from KL Sentral, and some of the way was pretty uphill. It's quite noisy and crowded there, both the temple... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Less ventured. Not many people know about this temple. Amazing scenic view from the top of the temple. Must see on your visit to KL. Accessibility is little bit of a challenge. Hire a taxi/cab. No local transport to reach this destination.

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