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Thean Hou Temple

65, Persiaran Endah, Taman Persiaran Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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About Thean Hou Temple

A six-tiered temple of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu. The temple was constructed from 1981 and completed in 1987, built by Hainanese people living in Malaysia. The temple represents a successful combination of modern architectural techniques and authentic traditional design featuring imposing pillars, spectacular roofs, ornate carvings, and intricate embellishments.


Attractions near Thean Hou Temple

National Museum of Malaysia1.8km from Thean Hou Temple

The National Museum is a museum located on Jalan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum is situated in close proximity to the Perdana Lake Gardens and it provides an overview of Malaysian history and culture. Its facade comprises elements of traditional Malay and modern features. It was opened on 31 August 1963,and it serves as a repository of Malaysia's rich cultural and historical heritage.

Planetarium Negara1.98km from Thean Hou Temple

The National Planetarium is the national planetarium of Malaysia. It is a blue-domed structure that is situated on top of a hill in the Lake Gardens at Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur. It is about 120,000 square feet in the area.

Royal Malaysia Police Museum2.14km from Thean Hou Temple

The Royal Malaysia Police Museum is a museum that showcases the history of the Malaysia police force, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum includes exhibits from the history of the Royal Malaysia Police since its origins under British colonial rule until the 1970s. It is open daily, except Monday, from 1000 to 1800 hours, and admission is free.

Muzium Kesenian Islam Malaysia2.24km from Thean Hou Temple

The largest museum of Islamic arts in South East Asia with more than seven thousand artifacts from the Islamic world.

National Mosque of Malaysia2.3km from Thean Hou Temple

The National Mosque of Malaysia is a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It has a capacity for 15,000 people and is situated among 13 acres  of gardens. Its key features are a 73-meter-high minaret and a 16-pointed star concrete main roof. The umbrella, synonymous with the tropics, is featured conspicuously – the main roof is reminiscent of an open umbrella, the minaret's cap a folded one.  It is one of the main attractions in Malaysia.

Perdana Botanical Gardens2.44km from Thean Hou Temple

Perdana Botanical Gardens, formerly Perdana Lake Gardens, Lake Gardens, and Public Gardens, is Kuala Lumpur's first large-scale recreational park. Measuring 91.6 hectares, it is located in the heart of the city and established in 1888. The park served as a place of refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city during colonial times. It contains large sculpted and manicured gardens and a host of attractions.

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The cultural, financial and economic centre of Malaysia.