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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. For Cheng Hoon Teng Temple and beyond, use our Melaka trip generator to get the most from your Melaka vacation.
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  • Although old and temple is not very big but is well maintained and still in use. It is worth a visit.  more »
  • The size of the temple given its publicity in travel brochures (the one I'd had in mind was a temple along the lines of Kek Lok Si in Penang & Thean Hou in KL, not a "streetside temple" that this one ...  more »
  • By entering the temple that is not prohibited to whatever country you been, you will be curious whats inside and if is it same with other temple i been before.  more »
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  • Why miss this temple if you within the vicinity of Jonker Walk. Admirable architecture, pretty much sums why this temple has garnered prestigious Unesco award for its outstanding architectural restoration. Most probably you will see the whole temple within 10 minutes or do, this temple is dedicated to Guanyin, the goddess of Mercy and is the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia. Worth the stop here.
  • Cheng hoon teng temple is located on harmony street melaka, there are 3 different religious structures on same street, which shows greater religious tolerism in melaka a beautiful street and must eatch stunning design and interior amazing art is being done on temple work
  • When you had stepped in temple, you would feel that standing on local air in china. Good space. 2016-04
  • Very very old temple. But very well maintained.
  • nice temple to visit. worth visiting, immersed ourself in ancient china feels.