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Cheng Hoong Teng Temple, Melaka

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
Admire the rich Chinese architecture of Cheng Hoong 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 Hoong Teng Temple and beyond, use our Melaka trip generator to get the most from your Melaka vacation.
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  • While there is not much to see in Malacca, Cheng Hoong Teng Temple might be good place to know more about history of this small town. 
  • Beautiful chinese Temple in the Chinatown of Melaka. You can roam freely and also sees many people perform their rituals, which makes it kind of fun to see.
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  • This temple has much history. One of the oldest temple in Malaysia, this temple is teemed with locals and tourists everyday. It is especially packed with locals during Chinese New Year period. The mur...  read more »
  • Filled with history and still giving its usage to the fullest. Unique and worth the visit even though one may not understand written Chinese. Its 400 years old temple.
  • Also known as Kwan Yin Teng, the Goddess of Mercy - Malaysia's oldest temple. It was built by the Chinese Kapitan Tay Kie Ki in the 1600s. The temple was incorporated in Parliment in 1949 by Tun Dato Tan Cheng Lock and, a board of trustees was formed.
  • Cheng Hoon Teng, one of the oldest Chinese temples in Malaysia, is a outstanding historical architecture in the Jonker Walk area. The architecture is quite unique as you can see the Nanyang style design where you may not find in Mainland China.
  • A nice temple, but that's about it. The burning scents is overpowering, so be prepared.
  • Truly unique and worth a visit especially by photography enthusiasts.
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