Thean Hou Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


What can you expect:

The Thean Hou Temple is a six-tiered temple of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Thean Hou Temple is one of the oldest and largest temples in Southeast Asia. Built by KL’s Hainanese community in 1894, it is located on the hill, Lorong Bellamy, wonderful view overlooking Jalan Syed Putra. It was completed in 1987 and officially opened in 1989.

The temple consists of 3 floors. It is recommended to visit the temple, because especially the roof has a beautiful decoration. The roof is decorated with the typical Chinese dragons of gold. Entering the temple you will also come across the beautiful traditional red pillars.

Photographer: KH Tan
Photographer: Tiff Ng


The good news is that there is no entrance fee to this beautiful temple in Kuala Lumpur.

Opening hours:

The opening of the Thean Hou Temple are daily:

Monday9am – 6pm
Tuesday9am – 6pm
Wednesday9am – 6pm
Thursday9am – 6pm
Friday9am – 6pm
Saturday9am – 6pm
Sunday9am – 6pm

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