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Address: 65,Persiaran Endah | Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460, Malaysia
Phone Number: 60322747088
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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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Pretty far from city, plan for 2-3 hours

This attraction is pretty far from the city center. Hence, plan for atleast 2 to 3 hours. It is also not easily accesible by metro. Hence, it is very important to plan your day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This attraction is pretty far from the city center. Hence, plan for atleast 2 to 3 hours. It is also not easily accesible by metro. Hence, it is very important to plan your day accordingly. But, it is a good place to visit. You get a good place to worship. You also get a good view of the city. There... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit, it is very cheap to get a taxi to take you there and wait for the half hour or so you look around, beautiful temple and great views

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a bit out of the way from the city, but it is a lovely temple really worth a visit and to see a super building,

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Portsmouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

MY sister and I took public transport to the temple. The monorail and then I would say a half hour walk uphill...If you don't consider yourself fairly fit I would suggest a taxi from the station. The walk was fine but the heat was exceptional. Im not sure if it was because of the plants surrounding the area that made... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice temple, and very big you can pray and after pray (below the temple) have a shops you can buy something there like keychain or etc. if you visit on chinese new year, a lots of chinese lantern that makes a beautiful view. its recommended to go there and a lots of gods statue and especially Guan Yin statue... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

About 7 minutes drive from KL Sentral, it is a stunning and well maintained operating temple. It is not crowded with tourists, so seems to be more of a hidden gem thing. For the same reason getting out of there might be tricky if you do not have your driver waiting for you - taxis do not pop in often... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thean Hou is a beautiful temple where one can sit and meditate. Its is a six-tiered Chinese temple located atop Robson Heights along Lorong Bellamy, overlooking Jalan Syed Putra (the Federal Highway). The prayer hall houses 3 altars, each with a sculpture of one deity or goddess. One fill first enter the prayer hall, and there is an altar on... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building and a wonderfully tranquil feeling... I've been about 8 times as I enjoy the breeze and the stillness. The building is a beautiful temple high on the hillside with great views looking over the city. When the congregation is in the temple chanting it sounds wonderful. I've never taken a guide, but there are guides with groups. Worth... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is on a hillside and not walkable from city centre so the best option to get there would be to take a taxi. A beautiful Chinese temple with ornate walls and ceilings. A place of peace and calm surrounded by lush gardens and a beautiful view from the hilltop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An other attraction for the jaded traveller who has seen it all. This is the best looking Chinese temple we have seen since The Forbidden City in Tiananmen Square. Only a fraction of the size of the main hall in the forbidden City, but beautifully constructed and well maintained Allow a full hour. This was the only building in KL,... More 

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