If you are into architectural and old buildings, then this is the place where you should go. This amazing building of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple or Green Cloud Temple was constructed in 1673. This temple is the oldest functioning temple in the country. It is dedicated to Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy, it is devoted equally to the three doctrines-Taoism, Confucianism and Chinese-Buddhism. Every aspect of the temple tells a story about the Chinese in Melaka, their lives, their beliefs and their concerns.
Kampung Hulu Mosque was built in 1728 by Dato’ Shamsuddin. It is the oldest mosque in Malaysia and its unique architectural style is not traceable to others in the country where the traditional multi-tiered pyramidal roof tropical originates from the Nusantara or Malay Archipelago. It is located at the northern side of Melaka town, on the corner of Jalan Masjid Kampung Hulu and Jalan Masjid.
Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple is the oldest Hindu Temple in Malaysia. It is dedicated to Lord Vinayagar or Ganesha, the deity revered for his wisdom and ability to remove obstacles so one could accomplish one’s desire or goal. The Dutch influence in the architecture of the temple and this can be seen in the details and finishing of the entrance, walls,columns,vaulted domes and roof tiling.