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Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple

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The Hindu deity Vinoyagar, recognizable by the elephant head, is also known as Ganesg. This temple’s colorful exterior is at odds with its gloomy interior.
Jalan Tukang Emas, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed 7 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This temple is only open for few hours in morning and at night so if want visit please take note of this .

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple is a beautiful spot next to the historic mosque and the Chinese temple, all in Harmony Street.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This temple is the Oldest Hindhu Temple in Malaysia. Very calm and peaceful feeling when you visit this temple during praying session.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

This is a famous Hindu temple in Melaka, nearby jonker street. It looks nothing special from outside but interesting indoor

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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