A six storey Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur, The Thean Hou is a very popular temple. This temple is a grand temple which is known all over the world. This grand temple was started in 1989 and is dedicated to the goddess Tian hou. This temple has a very grand and beautiful structure representing all the traditional designs which used to prevail in the past. Beautiful features of this temple include imposing pillars, and intricate embellishment and these beautiful features in this temple make this temple very stunning and beautiful.
This temple is also a big tourist destination because of its grand architecture and devotion of people. There are some prominent activities that are taking place in the temple like the grand birthday celebration of goddess Tian Hou, goddess Kuan Yin and the goddess of the waterfront. Some Buddhist activities include dharma prayers and Wesak day celebrations. These religious activities attract a number of tourists. There are many cultural activities that are taking place in the temple like annual Mooncake festival and the Chinese New Year celebrations. This temple is a very big tourist destination in Kuala Lumpur.
Thean hou temple covers an area of 1.67 acres of land and constructed very beautifully. So this temple is the favourite tourist spot which attracts tourist from all over the world. The front entrance of the temple is very appealing since it is covered with long red pillars which look magnificent. This colour is a sign of good fortune and prosperity. The prayer hall of this grand temple is very beautifully made. There are three altars n the prayer hall, each with a sculpture of one deity or goddess. If you will see outside of the temple, there is a large statue which floats in the water and is set amongst rocks.
Another beautiful feature of this temple includes a Chinese medicinal herb garden, which makes this temple a favourite tourist spot. The other reason of tourist liking is because it is near to city centre, casinos and gambling places are also near to it, so they can let visit their children and nature lovers of their family and spend their time gambling nearby casinos. This feature of this temple makes it more beautiful.
This temple not only offers a beautiful tourist destination but also offers fortune telling and services like marriage registration. These features make it distinct from other places and its mesmerising atmosphere of the grand architecture makes it a very beautiful destination for tourist all over the world. The art and architecture of this temple is very distinct and the roofing art of this temple is adorable. Also the ceiling art of this temple is very beautiful. Many other activities are conducted in this temple which includes traditional Chinese exercise, tai chi as well as martial art activities. These classes are conducted at the Thean Hou temple which gives this temple to have another reason for the attraction of people.