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Address: 65,Persiaran Endah | Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460, Malaysia
Phone Number:
+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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Interesting Temple, terrible transport

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 2 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went during Chinese New Year. Amazed with the light decorations especially the tang lung. The temple is well maintained. It is suitable to visit with family or friends.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this temple many times along with tourists. Good structure and we can see Chinese tradition here. Also, the city view is excellt. You can see Petaling Jaya, Twin Towers and KL Tower

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We chanced on this temple on Chinese New Year day, It was in full festive mood wonderfully decorated on CNY. There were dance and other activities going on in auditorium on ground floor, which we enjoyed a lot. The place was pretty crowded because of CNY but at the same time gave us an insight into the Chinese culture and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly doesn't come up very high on the KL must visit but is an experience in itself. well spread out complex with temple itself with many levels. Plan to spend easily and hour to two exploring the intricate designs, soaking in the culture and overall enjoying the experience. I went at the CNY time which took the experience to a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very old temple. The Thean Hou Temple is a landmark six-tiered Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur. It is located on a 1.67 acres of land atop Robson Heights along Lorong Bellamy, overlooking Jalan Syed Putra. It was completed in 1987 and officially opened in 1989. Lovely temple, very colourful and seems to be a popular marriage venue! Probably worth a... More 

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