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This small Hindu temple stands next to the Kampung Kling Mosque and down the road from the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple on what the locals call Harmony Street. Built in 1781, this is the oldest Hindu temple in the country. It was closed when we...More
Old and small temple in the religious street of Chinatown. Functional architecture. Nothing spectacular, but peaceful and lively. The opening hours on the board outside are fluctuating. The inside is vibrating of long religious practice. Nice statues of deities in the alcoves.
Located mid-way along Temple Street (Jalan Tokong), the Sri Pogyatha Vinayagar Temple, is said to be the oldest Hindu temple in Malacca. It dates back to the late 1700s, when most of Chinatown was constructed and celebrates the elephant-headed god Ganesh. Include as part of...More
This temple is open in the morning, closing at 11:30 a.m. and then reopening again after 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. -- if my memory serves me. When I went, there were a few priests or attendants there, another couple visiting, but that was about...More
Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Malaysia having been built in 1781. It's facade is more restrained than many temples and it's opening hours appear to be restricted to the mornings.
It is always a privilege to be able to look at places of worship of other faiths and this is no exception.
Remove footwear and dress modestly.
Interesting to take a look around this Hindu Temple. Had to switch the lights on to look st...More