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Timings : 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Time Required : 15-30 minutes

Mass Timings : Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM (English)
First Friday of every month: 8:00 PM
Saturday: 5:00 PM (English)
Saturday: 6:00 PM (Novena)
Sunday: 8:30 AM (English)
Sunday: 10:30 AM (Mandarin)

Holy Rosary Church, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Overview

Located in Jalan Tun Sambanthan, the Holy Rosary Church is one of the most well preserved sacred places of Kuala Lumpur. Built during the pre-war years, its roots date 100 years back during which it was blessed by Father Francis Emile Terrien. This church is famous for its Neo-Gothic style of architecture.

This style of architecture encompasses elements such as glass windows, a marvellous vault, a flying buttress, a white exterior and a pointed arch. You must plan a visit to this church if you wish to witness the beauty of a pre-war building that remains well-preserved to date.

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How to Reach Holy Rosary Church

Train: Alight at Kuala Lumpur KTM station or Pasar Seni LRT station.

Bus: Bus numbers 9, 10, 12, 13, 17, 20, 21, 46, 58, 99, B112, BET3, BET 4, U68 U76, U81, U84, U85, U88, U504 halt at Telekom Malaysia, Jalan Tun Sambathan which is located close to the Holy Rosary Church.


The French missionary, Father Terrien was in charge of the Chinese Catholics in the city. In 1903, he purchased a small piece of land to construct the Holy Rosary Church. It took 18 months to construct this beautiful church which is mainly catered to the Chinese Catholics. Major changes took place in the mid-1980s when the Government acquired a small piece of land in front of the church. The Government built a hostel and community hall on the church land that was used for meetings and other such purposes. The church was renovated in 2003 since it marked the 100-year anniversary of the Parish.

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