Thean Hou Temple, Kuala Lumpur

The 6-tiered Thean Hou Temple, located in Kuala Lumpur, is one of Southeast Asia’s largest and most beautiful temples. The temple is a fusion of three beliefs – Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. It is colorful and lies on top of Robson Hill, offering a spectacular view.

The stunning edifice is also known as the Temple of the Goddess of Heaven. It was built by the Hainanese living in Malaysia and is now run by the Selangor and Federal Territory Hainan Association. Considered a shrine by many, the Thean Hou Temple is visited to worship the Goddess of Mercy – Guan Yin. The Chinese Sea Goddess – Mazu, and the Goddess of Waterfront – Shui Wei Sheng Niang. Try to visit the temple during the night hours. The glowing lanterns and lights make Thean Hou Temple a stunning sight.

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