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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 2 days ago via mobile

I went to this pagoda in the Chinese New Year, very crowded but this is a cleaning pagoda, many Chinese and Malaysia come here, hope healthy, lucky, ... for their family, you can do an active with the red rods to give your paper, it...More

Thank thamwong
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's the most popular chinese temple in KL area. Open 8am-10pm daily. Very crowded during weekend & holiday, especially chinese new year. However, no imorovement in the back few year

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend were here on 09.02.18 by train and walked up to this beautiful temple. Very clean and well maintained. U can pray before the Guan Yin monther with donation. Worth the walk to this temple and visit this place for as long...More

Thank JaneN4
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great Chinese temple on a hill, with great views over the city. Can get a bit crowded, especially if there’s a wedding going on (wedding registration office situated here). As you come down the stairs you’ll actually end up at the registration office, it’s the...More

Thank zecuritas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take a trip down there and was not disappointed. A very nice place with parking available for just RM 3. Very tranquil and traditional temple, probably the biggest in KL. The view is not bad too. Try to get a flat stick there...More

1  Thank Kennethtancw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Thean Hou Temple is a hidden gem temple in KL but is definitely worth the visit. The staff are friendly, engaging and share facts about the temple, religion and cultural. It's free but recommend to make a donation. The rooftop has a great view...More

1  Thank RESHMA P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well nest chance getting here is via KL CENTRAL, you can walk it if u sat nav but it's like a 35 min walk up a very steep hill .. subject u take a budget taxi from kl as real , I paid 17 ringet...More

Thank Adam E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple was decked out with eye catching red lanterns in preparation for the Chinese New Year. It's a very photogenic temple with views over towards the city. Inside you can have your fortune told. Pick up the sticks near the alter, drop them, choose...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is full of Chinese religion and culture. Cute garden with statues of the zodiacs. Nice enough place for a short visit

Thank nbogdans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit attraction in KL. We happened to visit in the month of Chinese New year, and was lucky enough to see the decorations and lighting. You can visit the temple in an hours time, unlike the Kek Lok Si temple in Penang. Uber...More

Thank SathishTG
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Elizabeth R
15 September 2017|
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Response from Jmcdeguia | Reviewed this property |
No there is no entrance fee but if you're gonna drive there will be a parking fee.
Tsar T
27 August 2017|
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Response from MerliesMum | Reviewed this property |
I think about 20 rm from KLCC. Use a budget taxi and ask for a rough price first. Traffic might slow you down and make the journey more. You could always ask in your hotel how much their taxi's cost as most hotels use... More
Silviana S
4 August 2017|
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Response from MerliesMum | Reviewed this property |
Not easy for wheelchairs. To reach the big hall you need to go up stairs. I didn't see any lifts so I would say not very good for wheelchair users.