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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
65 Persiaran Endah | Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 50460, Malaysia
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Better go when weather is cloudy or rainy.Very peaceful and historical place.Temple not so big but very bright and beautiful. Enter is free and also there is nice garden with turtles.Best place if you want to take a rest in calm.

Thank Мунара М
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Its was my second visit and its still amazing.Again 20 mins uphill walk from Tun Sambattan station and there you are facing the majestic temple.I always admire the beautiful Kuan Yin idol. A perfect place to spend some time in silence and to meditate. You...More

1  Thank Luvyy
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A fantastic place to visit a very nice feel - Peaceful quite, I loved my visit here and the guide made the visit explaining all about the site

Thank SuePC2015
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The place is sacred. If you are a non-Buddhist, please be kind enough to behave decently. The temple is to worship Zen-Buddhism and also not restricted to other Buddhist branches. It's a very calm and quiet place. Road access is fine. If you like, you...More

1  Thank Isuru P
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Very good temple. Nicely maintained. A good place for photography as well. Full of nature and creatures.

Thank Senti
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The temple is really nice and its for free but you have to take a taxi to go there or walk a long way (up the hill) because its not in the center of KL. But you have a great view over the city and...More

Thank Lia K
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Loved seeing this temple although im not chinese or follow their religion this was very nice to see the outside is very stunning aswell as the inside as i have never been in a temple before Its something that should be on your list to...More

Thank sabzk24
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Perhaps this is the most tourist-friendly temple whereby it has a nice upkeep, clean, clear directions, not too far from city center, and a decent view of the city from the temple. No pesky peddlers trying to sell you souveniers nor cheesy tourist photographs services....More

Thank Miuks
Reviewed 23 November 2016

One of the oldest and largest temples in Southeast Asia, this is a 6 tiered temple set on a hill with great views of the City. A beautiful, colourful temple with ornate carvings and intricate carving of dragons. The prayer hall has 3 alters dedicated...More

Thank allspice502016
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Beautiful temple, not very big but definitely worth a visit to take in the architecture and brilliant design! Well maintained and very clean.

Thank ka_yeo7
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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.