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Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple

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Address: Jalan Tukang Emas, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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The Hindu deity Vinoyagar, recognizable by the elephant head, is also known...

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.

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Old temple; Worth going if you want some peace and time with your own in the middle of chinatown

Spiritual peace; great experience from one of the most classical hindu temples of Melaka; short but worth visiting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 May 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest lndian temple in Malacca. The architecture is interesting and unique. Right in the heart of old historic part of Malacca town in the Jonker Street area.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple is the oldest still-working Hindu temple in Malaysia. It has several artifacts of historic interest besides the building itself, including 3 centuries-old wooden rathams (chariots). The shrines within the temple are also interesting to see. However, the temple itself isn't that large, and if you don't know the history it's not terribly impressive to look... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This Hindu temple is a very old one. It has some very good, historical statues to worship. The temple itself is built in the olden hindu cultural way. The priests are quite friendly. This is my second visit to this temple. Quite memorable one !!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Spiritual peace; great experience from one of the most classical hindu temples of Melaka; short but worth visiting.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

It is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia. It is a must to visit, apart from coming in here to pray. The temple structures are very classic and antique. To be considered as a heritage site Walk around inside the temple to look around. There will be people praying and there are priests who may attend to you when you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Totally blessed to visit the oldest temple in Malacca. The architecture of the temple is very unique and different compared to many other Hindu temple. Happy to see Ganesha

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Oldest Hindu Temple since 17th century . Well preserved and maintain by the management. Peaceful praying grounds.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Classic beauty within the heart of Chinatown. It is worth a visit. Go in the early morning before all the tourists arrive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

It's the oldest hindu temple. Nice and historical. We can go into the temple, but please respect them by wearing proper clothes 😊 cheers

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

This is the oldest Hindu temple in the country. Built in 1781, this temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha who is revered for his wisdom. Dutch influence can be seen in the architecture of the temple. A small rectangular shaped temple, it is worth a visit.

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