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Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Malacca

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple - Malacca, Malaysia
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
25 Temple Street, Malacca, Malaysia 75000Map
Jalan Tokong
+60 6 283 6538
Neighborhood: Old Town
Overview

This highly revered Chinese temple is the oldest in Malaysia, its name translates as Temple of Bright Clouds. More than 300 years old, it was commissioned by Kapitan China Lee Wei King, a Chinese fugitive who made good. Numerous craftsmen and a large amount of materials were specially brought in from China to construct the temple. Visitors can expect an ornate monument of the Taoist faith built in the architectural style of the temples of southern China and adorned with intricate woodcarvings, panels and lacquer works. The main deity in the temple is Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy.

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Cheng Hoon Teng Temple General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Type: Religious
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