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Thean Hou Buddhist Temple
Kuala Lumpur Top 4 in Instagram-Worthy Locations

4.3/5
114 Reviews
TempleMatsu Temple
Liked by 38
Open Open from 8:00am-10:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: 65, Persiaran Endah, Taman Persiaran Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Official website: www.hainannet.com.my
Phone: +60-3-22747088 +60-3-22740625

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Thean Hou Temple is one of the oldest and largest temples in Southeast Asia. Southwest of the city, it is a popular tourist attraction and is located along Jalan Klang Lama.

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  • krithika19
    krithika19
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    My favorite in KL!

    Calm, Serene and Beautiful. These 3 adjectives make this place my favorite one in KL. As the sun sets and the lanterns are lit, this beautiful temple perched atop a hill will provide you with an ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1598282009000+0800)/
  • Anson L
    Anson L
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    Family Trip During CNY

    For me, it is considered as one of the largest Chinese Temple in KL and have a beautiful view inside this temple. A good time to visit this temple is during the sunset, but most probably people will v...

    Reviewed on /Date(1587093064000+0800)/
  • Jazzy1995
    Jazzy1995
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    Beautiful temple in KL!

    One of the largest and oldest Chinese temples in KL, and most beautiful! Enormous temple with stunning views. Do not miss this! Good time to go is sunset.

    Reviewed on /Date(1586124572000+0800)/
  • treeclimber
    treeclimber
    Preston
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    Peaceful haven

    What a total opposite to the disgraceful dump that is the Hindu Batu Caves that we visited earlier in the day . It is amazing how different religions and attitudes can be so different This beautiful...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585090343000+0800)/
  • MarkJ4061
    MarkJ4061
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    Group trip with friends

    This was not initially on our tour. However our driver suggested it seeing we had already been to Petronas towers. What a great place set up on a hill giving you great views. Our driver spent time exp...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584824429000+0800)/

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Introduction

The Thean Hou Temple (Chinese:tian hou gong) is a landmark six-tiered Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur. It is located on 1.67 acres of land atop Robson Heights along Lorong Bellamy, overlooking Jalan Syed Putra (Federal Highway). It was completed in 1987 and officially opened in 1989. The property belongs to and is run by the Selangor & Federal Territory Hainan Association (Persatuan Hainan Selangor & Wilayah Persekutuan). The temple, built by the Hainanese community living in Kuala Lumpur, is dedicated to Goddess Tian Hou (The Heavenly Mother).
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