Chan See Shu Yuen Temple

Free Entry


Built between 1897 and 1906, this is one of the oldest surviving Buddhist temples in Kuala Lumpur. Originally built as a “Kongsi” or clan house to accommodate immigrant families with the surnames Chan, Chen or Tan arriving from China. An elaborate temple, the exterior has specially crafted terracotta friezes with monumental Chinese history and mythological scenes. The interior has pillars with scenes of gold-painted warriors battling lions, dragons and other mythical creatures.

Additional Information

  • Daily from 8.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Stop:
    No. 9
  • Nearest Train Station:
    Monorail - Maharajalela Station (MR3)
  • RapidKL Bus Routes: