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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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Biggest Chinese temple in KL

Situated on a slightly remote hill, the Thean Hou is a nice visit both for the building itself as well as the view. The compound contains a lake garden with chinese years' statues... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely superb building away from the crowds and peaceful. Really photogenic. The turtle pool with 100s of turtles is mind blowing. But take a taxi and make it wait for you as it is remote and hard to walk back to little India.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went there three times. It's a beautiful temple, 5 minutes away from Little India. The view from up there is beautiful. The temple itself is very colorful, the smell of incense everywhere. It quiet, serene.

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puttalam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good place to be added to your city tour. I like the architecture of the temple. It is a not a very busy place also

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple has incredible details and beautiful architecture. There is a peaceful music and a lot of people praying and making offers.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated on a slightly remote hill, the Thean Hou is a nice visit both for the building itself as well as the view. The compound contains a lake garden with chinese years' statues as well as some waterfalls. Make sure to climb to the top to observe the city as well as the dragon sculptures on the top of the... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting in KL you will need to take a taxi to this temple - there is no public transport and the walk is treacherous with a motorway, very steep hill and a river between KL and the temple. (We walked there first time and regretted it in the heat - got a taxi back). This is largest,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a beautiful temple. Peaceful. Well maintained. Bit far from city center, takes up half of your day but worth it. We just loved the whole atmosphere, the serenity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a bit out of the way up on a hillside and sadly needs a taxi to get there and DEFINITELY need to book one or your stuck. However, as a temple it is just outstanding - very busy but also strangely very calm. Respect this place, it' is what it is - a Temple. It's situation gives spectacular views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thean Hou Temple is one of big temple in Kuala Lumpur. When we visit this temple in the noon, there are many Malaysian come to this temple to pray. From the top of the temple, there is city view that you can enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the visit . Well maintained. Very clean . Get a taxi to temple and ask them to wait as you can't get a taxi from temple .there is a lot of steps so not suitable for the elderly .

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