Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

Malaysia's oldest traditional Chinese temple

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Teng Choos

Teng Choos of Cheng Hoon Teng
Seet Hood Kee Tan Jiak Whye

After 1824, the temple’s "Teng Choo" (President of the Temple Board) assumed some of the Kapitan China’s responsibilities. Besides heading the temple, Teng Choos also looked after the affairs of the Chinese community but only on matters relating to their spiritual needs.

Years of Service

1. Mr. Neo Bee Kiat (1824-1839)

2. Mr. Seet Hood Kee (1839-1847)

3. Mr. Tan Kim Seng (1847-1864)

4. Mr. Tan Beng Swee (1864-1884)

5. Mr. Tan Beng Gum (1884-1893)

6. Mr. Tan Jiak Whye (1893-1915)


Besides Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple incorporated manages eight other temples. These are:-

Poh San Teng Yong Chuan Tian
Cheng Wah Keong Geok Ee Keong
Thian Teck Keong Leong San Teng
Wah Teck Keong Keok Kang Bio


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Religious Activities

The temple continues to serve the spiritual needs of the Chinese community in Malacca. It is a centre for the propagation of...

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