Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Melaka

#3 of 25 in Historic Sites in Melaka
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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. Arrange your visit to Cheng Hoon Teng Temple and discover more family-friendly attractions in Melaka using our Melaka road trip planner.
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  • Well restored and looked after, remember to respect the worshipers whilst taking photos as this is an 'operational' temple.  more »
  • Is amongst a number of temples close by so lovely temple to stroll through when walking around the old town  more »
  • 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.

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