Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Melaka

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Admire the rich Chinese architecture of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Malaysia's oldest functioning temple. Breathe in the scent of incense permeating the air, see practitioners of Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism perform their religious rituals, and observe the ornate carvings, delicate porcelain, and intricate sculptures of deities that fill this important place of worship. Built in 1645, this temple conforms to the principles of feng shui and is orientated to ensure a view of the nearby river on one side, and a point of high ground on the other. Our Melaka road trip planner makes visiting Melaka and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Cheng Hoon Teng temple is one of the major attractions for tourists in Melaka. A beautiful Buddha temple with a calm and serene environment. A must visit place ....  more »
  • This is yet another of the beautiful small temples that you'll find on most streets in Malaka. There are several and they're all ornate and beautiful. Small, and intricately detailed. Worth a...  more »
  • Often I feel like an uncomfortable intruder when visiting places of worship as a tourist. This is not the case here as this is such a lively and welcoming place with lots of children running around...  more »
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  • Well maintained and awesome building. As I travel for Cultural, I never regret of putting this in my list! =)
  • Quite beautiful and authentic. Well maintained and welcoming to visitors. Also tasteful, which cannot be said of many Chinese-style temples in SE Asia.
  • The oldest temple in Malaysia and the ambience is absolutely wonderful. Everything is priced reasonably. A pack of joss sticks is for RM1 while those with paper to burn is RM2. Very crowded from the morning. Open from 7am-7pm.
  • You can pray or take a picture in here but please be quiet and respect 🙏
  • one of the oldest chine temple in Malaysia, original building structure from 200 years ago.
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