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Address: 172 Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 3-2070 6511
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Closed in August 2016 for renovation. However the exterior itself is accessible and well worth a look. Situated at the bottom of Petaling Street this is an old Chinese residence... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Closed in August 2016 for renovation. However the exterior itself is accessible and well worth a look. Situated at the bottom of Petaling Street this is an old Chinese residence with elaborate decoration on the exterior including large friezes containing numerous carved figures from historical legend.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

This is Attractive hand art in this temples, haw the mans can do if you not see you never compare it. so I request to visitor for visit this Temple.

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Tawau, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

This is actually a traditional Chinese association hall and not a temple per se. But because of it's over 100 years of history, it has been mistaken as a temple. The architecture and intricate carvings are still amazing. When I was there, a group of students were studying. It was a tuition offered by the association. It is definitely worth... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

If you're walking around Petaling Street, feel free to drop by Chan See Shu Yuen Temple to check out it's uniqueness around this area. My friends from outstation too will drop by.

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Thank joanadventure
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Saw a couple reviews for this place, and I have a small correction to made, this is not a buddhist temple nor any religious temple. This is an Ancestral Hall for the Chen clan. Concept of ancestor and family lineage is very import in traditional chinese society, established surname such as Chen, Ye, Li, etc would built a ancestral hall... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

It is located close to the Maharalela LRT Station. Walk down the stairs you will pass the Kuan Yin temple. It faces the Chinese Assembly Hall Building. Built sometime around 1890's and it has been restored and well mantained. It was first built as Kongsi (clan house) but later it was changed to a temple. On the rood you will... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

Located in Petaling Street, this is one of the largest and oldest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. Built in the 1900's, it depicts Southern Chinese architecture with intricately carved roof, paintings, wood carvings and ceramic fixtures. Originally built as a clan house, it serves as a shrine and a community hall. Worth a visit if you are around the area.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

It's a large Temple and worth a visit - however it's under construction at present (23.10.14) and we didn't check when they'd be complete.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

Every Chinese homes or buildings, traditionally, would have an altar. This is in fact a library or a place to study. the Chan clan has built many such institution wherever they are. Much of the structure and design remains as original as it is. Beautifully done. No where one is able to find such craftsmen to build such artistic works.... More 

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Fishing Point, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

I was stunned by the tranquility of this place and you felt you had to whisper while there. Looking at all the shrines it took your breath away. A must to see as you get a small glimpse into another world

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