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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 starsReviewed May 5, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 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 stars Reviewed May 5, 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 stars Reviewed May 3, 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 stars Reviewed March 19, 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 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

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

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 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 stars Reviewed February 2, 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

a regular temple made interesting as there are 3 places of worship in that street. open during specific hours so check before going.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This temple is on the same street as the Chinese Cheng Hoong Teng temple and the Kampung Kling mosque. It is easy to spot the temple with its decorated yellow walls. It’s a small temple with fewer colors than other Hindu temples that I saw before. It is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. We only saw the outside and took a... More 

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