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“Hopefully this review will help you find this cool little temple a short walk from Titiwangsa Station.”

Wat Meh Liew Buddhist Temple
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Coordinates of the temple: 3° 10.502', 101° 41.874'

When you exit Titiwangsa Station, head east along the north side of Jalan Tun Razak. Walk only about 200 meters from the station and then on your left side you will see a very small alley which curves to the left behind a building. Follow this alley about 40 meters and the temple is straight ahead.

Hint: DO NOT try to approach the temple from the north via Jalan 65c or Jalan 3/65c. Despite what Google Maps shows, neither of these roads connect to Jalan Tun Razak. They dead-end just about 5 meters north of the temple, but a large wall obstructs entrance from that side. You must enter the temple from the south!

Another hint: The intersection/massive roundabout of Jalan Tun Razak and Bulatan Pahang and Jalan Pahang looks un-pedestrian friendly from satellite view, but it in fact has a very nice pedestrian pathway/tunnel running north-south through the entire thing. So, when you exit the temple and want to walk south, walk about 30 meters east along Jalan Tun Razak and then you will see stairs heading down to the tunnel that goes entirely to the other side of this tremendous intersection.

Okay, the temple itself: VERY cool little temple with very intricate shrines outside and a large buddha inside. If there's no one around, don't let that worry you. Just take your shoes off and head in. There are two small metal gates outside the front door which I believe are there to prevent dogs from entering (I saw 2 dogs on the property). Just open the gates and head in. There was a man working there and keeping an eye on things. And there was a monk there who offered prayer services. While I was there a family came in and prayed with him (see pix).

Overall this is a cool little stop, requiring no more than 30-40 minutes, but if you are nearby you should definitely check it out!!

14  Thank patrickmeyer
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

It was not easy to find but it's quite an easy to go place if you has found it for the first time. Not a very big temple but has its own parking spaces. Chief Abbott can speak Malay and there is another monk who can read your luck and communicate in simple English.

6  Thank PinkyJane88
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

Not very well known to many even among locals, this temple is located near Monorial KL (Titwangsa station) or Ampang Line (Titiwangsa station), once you got down from the station walk towards Hospital Tawakal (on the your left side is an abandoned flat) until you see a small alley on your left then turn left and walk little bit more and here you are, Wat Meh Liew. Named after the surname of the person who donated her land to build this temple, the word "Meh Liew" means "Mother Liew". This temple frequently visited by Thai who resided in Malaysia especially during weekend to perform prayer in group and bring their offering to the monks normally rice or other food. The prayer start as early as 11AM so come early if you wish to visit this temple and pray with the local together.

After prayer done, do stay back a little while as Thai had prepare food for the group to dine together but the monks will get to dine first as a sign of respect so do wait for about 20 minute and then it will be your turn. Don't be surprise that monks eat meat, as they are allowed to under Thai custom. The food prepared is originally Thai food so expect them to be spicy but there are some non spicy food as well.

They do celebrate Thai festival like their counter part in Thailand such as Songkran, do drop by if you happen to be in Malaysia during the Thai festive season.

Extra note: This temple take care of a number of dogs and cats, do bring along some food for dog and cat if it is convenient for you.

12  Thank MaxChin
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Reviewed 11 November 2011

this is a thai buddhist temple that was built way back in 1929.
so it actually has a history of over 80 yrs

there's also a little counter selling thai buddha amulets, but the seller was not ard when i was there.

the chief monk will personally bless u and he is very earnest and serious.

6  Thank Liew Y
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