Sin Sze Si Ya Temple 仙四师爷庙, Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
A tranquil place of worship in the middle of the ever-bustling Chinatown KL, the temple comprises a main prayer hall and two smaller side halls while the temple grounds host open-air pavilions with intricately carved panels where devotees can light incense and joss sticks. The temple entrance features two sedan chairs that are more than 100 years old, as well as a memorial plaque in honour of Chan Sow Lin, Yap Ah Shak, Yap Ah Loy, and Yap Kwan Seng .
Before major exams, many local Chinese students flock to Sin Sze Ya Temple to pray for good luck from Wenchang Dijun, who is the God of Education in Chinese mythology. Other unique Taoist practices include crawling under a table right in front of statues of Sin Sze Ye and Sze Ye to help lessen mortal burdens as well as circling the temple’s main altar three times to bring good fortune .
Easily accessible via public transportation, the best way to get to Sin Sze Ya Temple is to take the LRT train to the Pasar Seni station or Masjid Jamek station. The temple is just a six-minute walk away from both stops .
Sin Sze Si Ya Temple 仙四师爷庙
Address : 14A, Lebuh Pudu, City Centre,
50050 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Hours : Daily 7AM - 5PM