Malaysia’s capital, with its intoxicating blend of modernity and tradition, offers an ideal getaway for those who want the best of all worlds. Throughout the bustling streets, you’ll find everything from gleaming skyscrapers such as the iconic Petronas Towers to shopping malls, historic buildings and cultural attractions waiting to be explored. The trendy Bangsar district is teeming with chic cafés and award-winning bars; Chinatown is where you can immerse yourself in the city’s unique Chinese culture; and Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) will allow you to shop till you drop and indulge in the finest cuisine.
Thean Hou Temple
Constructed by members of the city’s Hainanese community in the late 20th century, this hilltop temple is dedicated to Mazu, the Chinese goddess of the sea. The impressive six-tiered temple’s multi-arched gateway is truly a sight to behold, as are the sweeping views of the city down below. Besides the temple complex, the grounds also include a garden, fountain and tortoise pond.