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Sin Sze Si Ya Temple

Jalan Cheng Lock | Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
+60 3-2078 9052
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Jalan Cheng Lock | Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

It was a first visit to a Chinese temple. Unlike Hindu temple you are not required to remove shoes here. Some local person showed me all the way arround and handed over me a information booklet. People often come here and make their request writing...More

1  Thank R0AdTraveller
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Nestled among modern buildings in KL Chinatown there lies one of the oldest Taoist Temple in KL. Built by Kapitan Yap Ah Loy, founder of KL, around 1864 and dedicated to patron deities SinSzeYa & SiSzeYa.... It also primary to cater for the spiritual needs...More

1  Thank ABossMTan
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

When you enter, go to the end of the hall, right corner. Lots of pieces of red paper hanging from the ceiling. If you look closely you will see lists of exam names, dates, venues on each piece of paper (there are names and birthdates...More

2  Thank Belinda Y
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The temple was very busy today, due to the closeness of Chinese New Year but still good to walk around and soak in the atmosphere. A lot of people coming to pray so remember to be respectful when visiting. Unlike Indian Temples you don't have...More

1  Thank June S
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The oldest temple in KL and a relaxing and fascinating experience. The artwork is beautiful, and no one harasses you when you wander around. I even got a free fortune telling session from a learned gent, who gave me advice for the rest of the...More

1  Thank crawfie
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I went to this temple as part of the free guided walking tour, "Old KL & Nature Walk". My guide told me that Sin Sze Si Ya temple is the oldest temple in KL and she further explained the history of the temple which was...More

2  Thank harrymikael80
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Our hotel is quite close. Our first day here we started with this temple. The people inside were welcoming and friendly. Thank you

Thank NatnOllie
Reviewed 3 September 2016

nearly missed the temple. On our way to the central market. dedication of temple goers will be something that I'll always remember. a working temple. become part os another world. Bought some souvenirs to take back home. a Must visit iif you ar in Kuala...More

Thank riaolivier
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Small and nice temple tuck away in the heart of Chinatown. it will get busy during the festive season and also during the 15th day in the Chinese calendar.

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A great location to visit because it is located near so many other major attractions in KL. Everyone was very welcoming, pictures are permitted. No fees, donations of course welcome.

Thank RobR8222
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CCYim
How do I get there from Central Market?
11 April 2015|
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Response from SJTKL | Reviewed this property |
From the front entrance of Central Market turn left and walk up the pedestrian street market (Bestari Walk) until you reach the first right hand turn. Turn right through the arched walkway and at the next right hand turn you... More
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