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Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple

Address: Jalan Tukang Emas, Melaka, Malaysia
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Ranked #14 of 69 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Hindu deity Vinoyagar, recognizable by the elephant head, is also known as Ganesg. This...
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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309 reviews 309 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Situated along the street where all 3 main places of worship of Hindus, Chinese and Muslims are situated. These places have stood the test of time and reminds the current generation how the community was living together then.

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Malacca, Melaka, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Annually, the customary prayers and activities is done. During the celebration season, one could observe the old practices of the local communities. Must not miss to view this place.

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Bontoc, Philippines
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32 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

No one is allowed to enter the temple except members. Our tour guide says that they prostrate when they worship. And this interests me.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

After visiting the beautiful mosque and Chinese temple just up the street I was sorely disappointed at this temple. First, the front gates were locked - chained shut. I did look inside and saw some religious men walking around. The smells emanating from inside were absolutely horrible - so bad I had to walk away from the front gate. The... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Very small temple and you would get goosebumps when enter into the altar. I can felt that first time when I enter there and very serene and mind peace. So for those devotees need peace and prefers to do meditation, this is the ideal worshipping place.

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Klang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This Hindu temple was what that caught my heart the most. It was simple yet divine. Had a peaceful and blissful time praying with family.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very ancient, historic Hindu temple. Heard this is the ever first temple during Malaya time. Looks like a house from outside following the Chetty community style of temple but one has to go inside to see the deities and feel the calmness.

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Looks simple on the outside but inside people devoted the deities. Yearly, peope walked bare-footed from here to Krubong and return to here on their annual prayers. Lots of coconuts are used during the festive celebrations You've got to see for yourself the silver chariot.

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

From outside it does look like house that make me confuse - however this temple oldest temple in Malacca for Cheaty family. Excellent culture of Hindu you can see inner side of the temple still keep strong going. Must view this temple - you sit and rest with cooling stones on floor.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Was pleasantly surprised to see a Hindu vinayaka temple tucked in one of the oldest streets in melaka, and moreso was happy to see it coexisting side by side to a grand mosque adjacent to it.. Built by the trading chettiar community who settled down in melaka atleast 300 years ago. The temple management could probably hang a sign displaying... More 

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