Located on top
of Robson Hill off Jalan Syed Putra, the Thean Hou Temple is one of
the largest Chinese temples in South-East Asia.
The decorative beams, spectacular roofs, domed ceiling, calligraphic
couplets, murals and elaborate embellishments reflect the features
of Chinese architectural beauty in Malayisa.
Managed by the Selangor and Federal Territory Hainan Association,
the temple belongs to the Chinese community in the country and
public donations have enabled the famous tourist destination to
develop by leaps and bounds.
The temple has 4 levels. The lowest level houses the marriage
registration office, souvenir shops and food court while the first
floor is the main hall where cultural and religious activities are
Upon reaching the temple shrine, one will be amazed by the
dragon-inspired columns and pagoda rooftops. It is also a perfect
place to relax and enjoy the panoramic view of the temple set
against the Kuala Lumpur skyline.
Inside the temple, the Thean Hou Goddess sits majestically between
the Goddess of the Waterfront (or known as Swei Mei Goddess) and the
Goddess of Mercy or known to the Chinese as Kuan Yin.
Since the opening, the temple has been endorsed by the Tourism
Development Council as a tourist destination that represents the
Thean Hou Temple Kuala
65, Persiaran Endah, off Jalan
50460 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: 603 - 2274 7088
Fax: 603 - 2260 1623
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