Commonly known as the Brickfields Buddhist Temple, it was founded in 1894 by the Sinhalese community based in the areas surrounding Kuala Lumpur to provide a place of worship in the Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist tradition.
It’s a fully working temple so you may see Monks around and if you go on a Saturday morning, like i did, you’ll most likely be the only tourist there. It also holds a Buddhist Institute Sunday Dhamma School to teach lay people about Buddhism.
How to get there?
Only a 10 minute walk from KL Sentral, it’s off Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad.
123 Jalan Berhala Brickfields, 50470, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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