Sitting atop a hill overlooking Jalan Syed Putra is the imposing Thean Hou Temple. This magnificent religious monument is one ... More
Thean Hou Buddhist Temple
Sitting atop a hill overlooking Jalan Syed Putra is the imposing Thean Hou Temple. This magnificent religious monument is one of the largest Chinese temples outside the Orient. The grandiose building was designed in an interesting combination of modern architecture and authentic traditional design. Prominent features of the structure include imposing pillars, spectacular roofs, ornate carvings, and elaborate embellishments.
This building is another fine example of the British colonial adaptation of Moorish architecture. A.B. Hubback's work features arches, domes
and minarets, creating a somewhat Byzantine "Arabian Nights" fantasy land. Completed in 1917, it underwent major renovations in 1986. ...
The space in this gallery is compact and warmly lit. The walls are hung with oil paintings depicting Malay figures.
A few are reminiscent of the style of some early painters, where the dimensions of the figures are exaggerated. ...
The brainchild of Alfred Venning, the British State Treasurer in the 1880s, this botanical garden in the heart of Kuala
Lumpur is the city dweller's favorite rendezvous retreat. Nestled deep in the city center near Jalan Parlimenare are sprawling ...
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