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Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

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Address: No. 25, Jalan To_kong, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Phone Number:
(606) 282 9343
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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nice place for prayers

cheng hoon teng is quite a nice place to have prayers here. The history and scenary view of the temple has turned it into one of the must visit in melacca...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ipoh, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This +400 year old temple is unique in serving three religions and having served as a courthouse. Terrific history worth reading about and an example of spectacular restoration of a beautiful temple.

Thank Claudia R
Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

cheng hoon teng is quite a nice place to have prayers here. The history and scenary view of the temple has turned it into one of the must visit in melacca...

Thank Johnnykhoo89
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful oldest Chinese Buddhist temple. Each hand painting is very detail and pretty.Well preserve.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was passing by this temple when I was in flee market on a Sunday. The big entrance door was unique and the design was attractive.

Thank Parvin S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good architecture from chinese and they do have a historic bell from the dutch era. Quite okay if you interested to see one of chinese temple but do not compare with temples you will found in Penang which more interesting that this one

Thank marcello r
Washington State
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, also known as the Temple of Green Cloud, is the oldest working temple in all of Malaysia. Many of the building materials came right from China. The original building was built in 1649....OLD!!!! Great to view this temple, then walk down the street to see a mosque, another block a Hindu Temple, down a few more... More 

Thank busconi
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I stopped in during a light rain to see the temple. It's amazing to step into such an old building and yet be left alone to look around and snap photos. No need to even remove shoes. The building and grounds are lovely. I'm so glad I was able to visit Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.

Thank Barbara d
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We will always visit this temple and pray for safe travel whenever we are in Malacca. The early travelers who built this temple hundreds of years ago will be proud that it is still in pristine condition.

Thank kingnyuk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

most temples have been in existence for decades and I'm so proud to have visited these holy sites as it is more than just history.

Thank benwolf223
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

It is not easy to find a 100+ years temple which has been well maintained despite of the overwhelm tourists and prayers all around the world. Love that it has not lost the original facade looks as well as the traditional way of praying for all believer. Hoping this will remain forever...

Thank Alanis Chin L

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