Kuala Lumpur is a place of all seasons. Whilst the city is developing at a fast pace, its spiritual roots are very much alive. Here people are busy in their hectic lives, yet they never fail to pay homage at their religious spots. Since Kuala Lumpur is inhabited by people adhering to different religions, here one can find numerous places of worship. The existence of Hindu temples, Chinese Temples, Mosques and Churches enlightens this diversity of religious places in Kuala Lumpur. Scroll further to know more about places of worship in KL.
Masjid Jamek is acclaimed to be the oldest mosques of Kuala Lumpur.
Located at the convergence of Klang and Gombak Rivers, the mosque was
built in the year 1907. It used to be main mosque of Kuala Lumpur until
Masjid Negara acquired its position in 1965.
Masjid Negara, sited in Kuala Lumpur, is distinguished as the national
mosque of Malaysia. Sprawled in 13 acres of landscaped gardens, the
mosque is counted amongst the largest mosques of Southeast Asia with its
capacity to accommodate 15,000 people at a time.
Sri Mahamariamman Temple is acclaimed to be the oldest and richest
Hindu temple in the capital city of Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur. Since its
foundation, the temple endowed with an important place of worship to the
early Indian immigrants.
St. Mary's Cathedral is the church of the Diocese of West Malaysia
located along Jalan Raja, near Independence Square, in Kuala Lumpur. It
is the chief office of the Anglican Bishop of West Malaysia, apart from
being the mother church of the Diocese.
Sze Ya Temple is acclaimed to be the oldest Taoist temple in Kuala
Lumpur. Located in the Chinatown area near Central Market, the temple
was built by Kapitan Yap Ah Loy-one amongst the founders of KL, in 1864.
Sze Ya Temple is the local version of Sin Sze Si Ya Temple.
The Thean Hou Temple is amongst the largest Chinese temples in
South-East Asia. To be found atop Robinson Heights facing Jalan Syed
Putra (Federal Highway) in Kuala Lumpur, the temple is sprawled in 1.67
acres of land. Goddess Thean Hou,