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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
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Good-sized temple, worth the visit

The temple is reasonably large and includes several shrines and prayer halls that are interesting to see. Most impressive are the murals/paintings of scenes from Buddhist... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank kingnyuk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank benwolf223
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like exposing my child to different religious site and create an opportunity for them to learn about that religion and this temple is one of them.

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Thank RST3
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is reasonably large and includes several shrines and prayer halls that are interesting to see. Most impressive are the murals/paintings of scenes from Buddhist mythology and the bronze bell. The temple also has historic significance, as it is the oldest functioning temple in the country. Probably one of the best religious sites to visit (as a tourist) in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As it's tucked away in old Melaka this can be a quiet retreat after the hustle of Jonker Street. Worshippers seem to be happy for tourists to stroll around, I guess as long as you're being respectful. The carvings and the colours are very impressive and the whole ambience is relaxing and calm.

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Thank coachles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with wife and friends in the morning thus not so crowded with tourists. A historical place worth visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not so much the opulent and large-gold-statue temple, more the wood-crafted and minimally-spiritual temple. Interesting to see. Worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old temple in the historic heart of Melaka. The architecture is very intricate and interesting. Many go there to pray to their ancestors. The smell of burning incense and joss sticks permeate the whole environment.

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