Thean Hou Temple, Kuala Lumpur

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Visit Thean Hou Temple, a six-tiered Chinese temple. Built by the city's Hainanese community and dedicated to the goddess Tian Hou (The Heavenly Mother), the temple was completed in 1989. Enter the prayer hall to admire the three altars, with their gold statuettes of three goddesses and offerings laid at their feet. The monumental architecture of the buildings follows a classically Chinese design, with thick red pillars, upturned ornamental pagoda corners, and intricate, colorful repeated patterns. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Thean Hou Temple and many more Kuala Lumpur attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kuala Lumpur itinerary planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Nothing much there to see. It's a Chinese temple with some statues of animals and deities there. There is a souvenir shop there as well but basically, that's all. I reckon half an hour is all you migh...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    When I started to organize the trip to KL I read about this temple and decided it would be the second visit that would make after seeing the towers Petronas.Nada more get me amazed his Majesty. It is a wonder the decoration of all the animals of the Chinese horoscope in a considerable size, where my daughters could do a lot of beautiful pictures. As you enter in the te das account that is open to the public which is going to make their offerings and pray. We lit incense and we delight in its decor, bare feet that Yes. From the door you can see in the background beautiful views of the city. then we took a stroll along a path behind the temple and admire precious statues of figures with their stories... and finally got to see a kind of garden with water where we saw several turtles. on the ground floor a shop where you can buy souvenirs for us there was a very good place!
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  • August 14, 2017
    Visit the place which is close-by to the Old Palace Museum. Chinese temple is a 2 storied structure with typical Buddhist looks. Chinese animals adorn the open area. Main prayer hall has place to pick...  more »
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  • August 20, 2017
    A very nice place , people are very familiar with tourists and you can capture all your lovely moments. A lot of beautiful statues, and the Chinese building structure. I liked it very much.
  • August 30, 2017
    Oh...This place is beautiful and peaceful...You can't get enough of this place....such awesome architecture....Highly recommended.... get your fortune as well....Go there at around 5 in the evening...The temple looks even gorgeous in the night....Take an Uber or grab to reach there...
  • July 15, 2017
    I had no idea such a beautiful temple was so nearby where I live. Lots of opportunities for great shots. Beautiful view of the city from the top. Free entry and only RM3 for parking. Come in the morning as I got there at 2 and they were already removing the lanterns.
  • August 30, 2017
    Very beautiful with great views. Marriage services are done here as well. Souvenir shops and small restaurants are also available in the basement.
  • August 26, 2017
    Nice temple complex upon a hill. We made the mistake of walking from downtown Kuala Lumpur to the Temple... it didn't look that far on the map. That was a crazy idea. If you want to visit this beautiful place, take a cab, Uber or Grab. Don't walk, especially not with a stroller and a young child!

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