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Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting

No: 5 to 11, Jalan Tukang Emas, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia

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About Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple

Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia and one of the oldest functioning Hindu temples in Maritime Southeast Asia. Located in the state of Malacca, the temple is one of the few existing Chitty temples in Malaysia. The temple is situated on Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Kampung Kling Mosque and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.


Attractions Near Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple

Kampung Kling Mosque
Kampung Kling Mosque0.04km from Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple

Kampong Kling Mosque is an old mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. The Kampung Kling Mosque is situated at Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple0.14km from Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple

Chinese temple practicing the Three Doctrinal Systems of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. lIt is the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia. The seven-meter red flag-pole facing the left-wing of the main prayer hall houses the remains of two of the three Kapitans who contributed to the construction of the temple.

Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum0.18km from Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple

The Baba & Nyonya House Museum, also known as the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. It showcases the local history of ethnic Chinese-Malays called Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan in Melaka.

Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca0.26km from Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple

The Straits Chinese Jewellery Museum is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. This unique museum stands out with its aquamarine walls and traditional architecture used to be someone's home – a Peranakan family. The museum is housed in a heritage house building that represents the Peranakan culture. The house consists of living room, two open-space courtyards, dining room etc.

Kampung Hulu Mosque, Malacca.
Kampung Hulu Mosque, Malacca.0.29km from Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple

Kampung Hulu Mosque is a mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest mosque in Malacca and among the oldest in the country. The mosque was originally built around the year 1720–1728. It underwent renovation in 1892. The architectural design of the mosque is a cross between local Malakka Malay, Sumatran, and Sini. The minaret, ablution pool and entrance arch were built at the same time as the main building.

Muzium Sejarah Dan Ethnografi
Muzium Sejarah Dan Ethnografi0.31km from Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple

The History and Ethnography Museum is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The historical section of the museum displays the history of Malacca from its establishment in 1400 until 1957, the year Malaya gained independence. The ethnography section of the museum portrays the lifestyle and culture of various communities and sub-communities of Melaka including the Malays, the Chinese, the Indians, the Portuguese, the Baba and Nyonya, the Chetti and Chitty communities.

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Famous for its unique history and is one of the major tourist destinations in Malaysia. With a highly strategic state position for international trade routes, Malacca was once a well-known international trade center in the East.

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