Malaysia’s oldest traditional Chinese temple

"Green lotus blooms on Buddhist land,
rain from the cloud nourishes all living things"

Through these pages, you will discover an inspiring story of faith and perseverance. Cheng Hoon Teng is a premier historical monument that has survived the ravages of time. It remains the finest of Chinese temples in Malaysia – a fact underscored by an UNESCO award for outstanding architectural restoration. The temple ranks among the most significant in Southeast Asia, being central to the spiritual aspirations of the Chinese community in historic Malacca.

This site is dedicated to the vision of Cheng Hoon Teng’s founders and the determination of its devotees to preserve their unique bastion of culture and heritage.

* Main picture courtesy of Ms. Lye Phat Ching