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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If red is your favourite colour then you need to visit this place!
Thean Hou Temple is one of the oldest Chinese temple in Southeast Asia. When we first arrived I didn’t know what to expect. We went there before lunch time and we thought that it would be crowded but not at all! It was really empty and we were the only tourist there.
I was thinking this place would be crowded because it is so beautiful and photogenic but for whatever reason it was so quiet there.
A lot of people go here to pray so you need to be respectful and don’t disturb them. Always follow the rules when visiting temples and dress appropriately, a lot of this places have some signs telling what to wear and what you shouldn’t do but some of them don’t. Do your own research before visiting a temple and try to appreciate as much as you can 💓
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Explore the beautiful temple of Thean Hou and discover the stunning details! The architecture is very impressive and will leave you speechless.
Kuala Lumpar in Malaysia is an amazing city! The culture is everywhere and the buildings and temples are beautiful.
When in Asia it’s simply impossible not to fall in love with the numerous beautiful temples all over ans especially love these typical Chinese temples with lots of lampions and dragons all over.