"old chinese temple" Temple's Tip by eelaine

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  the artful roof of the cheng hoon teng temple..
by eelaine
 
 

the cheng hoon teng temple was built in 1645 and is believed to be the oldest chinese temple in malaysia.. the temple stood through the years and is still very well-preserved.. many from malaccan chinese community still perform their prayers especially on special festivities such as wesak.. decorated with mythological figures made from broken glass and porcelain.. also, there are interesting chinese wood carvings and lacquer work on the structure..

Address: jalan tokong..
Directions: it's a street away from jonker street..

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 19, 2003
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