We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple

Jalan Tukang Emas, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$73.12*
and up
Malacca Chinese Heritage Walking Trail Tour
More Info
US$80.00*
and up
Private Tour: Historical Malacca Trip from Kuala Lumpur Including Lunch
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“worship” (9 reviews)
“devotees” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Jalan Tukang Emas, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Write a ReviewReviews (79)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a famous Hindu temple in Melaka, nearby jonker street. It looks nothing special from outside but interesting indoor

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Malaysia having been built in 1781. It's facade is more restrained than many temples and it's opening hours appear to be restricted to the mornings.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

It is always a privilege to be able to look at places of worship of other faiths and this is no exception. Remove footwear and dress modestly. Interesting to take a look around this Hindu Temple. Had to switch the lights on to look st...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very nice temple in the heart of Melaka and well worth a quick visit if you are in the town as it is just a short walk away from Red Square. Melaka is a gem with so many quaint little temples and mosques as well...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I like the place for one reason..They maintain the originality of great old times..A must go place in Melaka

Thank oldskulman
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very vibrant energy at the temple. Simple and authentic holy place. Not so complex and confusing to perform prayers. Visit and get blessed.

Thank dkr28
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Lovely old temple, priests are very friendly and welcoming. A very special place to visit for some quiet contemplation and prayer.

Thank jlei60
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Historical & beautiful art work Temple. The inside fiction of temple different from others. We cannot find This type of temple in other place in Malaysia. This is One and Only model. We can feel the peace while pray or relaxing inside. Try and feel...More

Thank parames1505
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is one of the oldest lndian temple in Malacca. The architecture is interesting and unique. Right in the heart of old historic part of Malacca town in the Jonker Street area.

Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple is the oldest still-working Hindu temple in Malaysia. It has several artifacts of historic interest besides the building itself, including 3 centuries-old wooden rathams (chariots). The shrines within the temple are also interesting to see. However, the temple itself isn't...More

Thank ZacharyMarret
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Navy Cafe
103 reviews
.07 km away
Bibik House Chendol
142 reviews
.09 km away
Kaya Kaya Cafe
124 reviews
.08 km away
San Shu Gong
196 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
1,669 reviews
.19 km away
Jonker Street
4,941 reviews
.15 km away
Malacca River
2,113 reviews
.20 km away
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
573 reviews
.14 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sri Pogyatha Vinoyagar Moorthi Temple staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit