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Guan Di Temple Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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Address: Jalan Tun H.S. Lee No.168, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number:
+60 3-2078 2735
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Inhale the coiled incense and relish a peaceful moment in this Chinese...

Inhale the coiled incense and relish a peaceful moment in this Chinese temple dating from 1888.

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Pretty nice temple

It is located basically right next to the Hindu temple(Sri Maha Mariamman Temple). Has a good atmosphere and it is definitely worth a visit once in the area of Chinatown/Sentral... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norbi S
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Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is located basically right next to the Hindu temple(Sri Maha Mariamman Temple). Has a good atmosphere and it is definitely worth a visit once in the area of Chinatown/Sentral Market.

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Thank Norbi S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guan Di Temple is dedicated to the God of War. Other deities here include GuanYin, Goddess of Mercy; Choy Sun, God of Prosperity; and Wen Chong, God of Learning. Built in 1888 it is very busy with people making offerings and wishes.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place is beautiful. It may be off the beaten path but, it's worth visiting. Very serene and it's even beautiful when it rains.

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Thank Sarah I
Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Just accros the street from the Indian temple is a Chinese one with the same kind of relaxed atmosphere (keep the shoes on). This is more business oriented as it was the Chinese New Year mandarins in bright red boxes were sold at the courtyard and incense sticks inside. People come to pray in front of the installations in glass... More 

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Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

When you are in Kuala Lumpur Chinatown for food & shopping do not forget to drop by the Guan Di Temple. Located in Jalan Tun HS Lee and in front of the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple one cannot miss the red Taoist Temple that was built in 1888. It was dedicated to Guan Di the Chinese God of War &... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Literally around the corner from the main thoroughfare of Chinatown, Petaling Street, is the Guan Di temple - incidentally also a stone's throw from the Mariamman Hindu Temple. You'll find a constant stream of devotees throughout the day, seeking blessings from Guan Di, the Taoist deity of War. There are also altars to other deities there, including some artifacts of... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

An active Taoist temple where one is able to observe the rituals of its devotees. Very ornate in a distinct Chinese style, with many of the decorations having spiritual significance for this particular temple.

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Thank FyingKiwi
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Was here on a Sunday, somewhere at about 2:45PM. You will see Asian visitors from all around the world offer their prayers here. Main altar is the Guan Gong where many pray to him for blessings, protection and good luck (i prayed for career luck and good mentorship). The bundles of joss sticks and prayer papers seen in 2 different... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

So peaceful in such a busy area. The joss stick smells are wonderful too. Everyone who works there will answer your question with pride. Really is a wonderful place to explore even though it's small there are so many beautiful colours too see and carvings and smells. Just great.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Coming to KL we were curious to visit a Chinese temple . This was on the way so just visited it . Of course we did not know the details but found it to be colourful and soothing .

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