The Hindu temple in Taman Merbau Jaya currently still under construction. The temple is being built as a praying temple for the Hindus who are living in the surrounding area of Taman Merbau Jaya, of the Jasin district in Melaka. The temple is located in the middle of a residential area which will make an easy access to this place of worship. It is located just by the Jalan Jasin. There is also another two Hindu temples some five hundred meters away that are actively in use.
Driving to Taman Merbau Jaya, Jasin is the easiest way. From Kuala Lumpur, the trip will take about an hour and forty minutes for the 147 kilometres journey via the North-South Highway.
There are buses going directly from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan in Kuala Lumpur directly to Jasin. The ticket starts at RM 15 per one-way. Apart from that, there are the intercity buses, by the Panorama Melaka, that connects most of Melaka major town. All of the busses have their own specific routes and these are based on the number on the bus. For the bus that goes to Jasin, take the number 15 bus.
It is a small museum that focuses on the agricultural activities, specifically in the district of Jasin which not only the cultivation of rice, palm oil and coconut trees but also includes the fisheries and rubber. The museum shows a display of a scene on the processing of a type of palm sugar that is known as ‘gula Melaka.’ Apart from that, there are also displays of the cultivation of rice, starting from the first step until they separate the paddy from the stalks; a display that replicates the environment of a palm oil estate and last but not least, a display that provides ample information and vibe of being a rubber tapper in their rubber tapping exhibition. They also have an exhibit on agro-tourism which is a type of tourism that is gaining popularity in Malaysia which provides assortments of agricultural activities for the tourists during their time visiting the place. This Jasin Agricultural Museum was built inside an ancient post office, the first post office opened in the town. The old post office was converted into this museum and it finally opened its door to the public in October of 1990. The museum is open every day and it is free of charge to enter. The museum is located just shy of four kilometres from the Hindu temple of Taman Merbau Jaya.
This naturally occurring hot spring is one of the must-go places in Jasin. These hot springs were developed into a public bathing house in 1884 by a Singaporean businessman. The waters from three natural hot springs that produce hot water at 69 degrees Celsius in the area are collected before being channelled into different pools. Each pool is colour-coordinated as yellow, orange, and red pools. These pools have a different temperature ranging from 34 to 49 degrees Celsius. They also have two children play pools with a temperature that are more suitable for kids. The Jasin Hot Springs open every day from 9 am until 12 am except for Monday where they open later in the day, at 3 pm. The ticket is RM 6.50 for an adult and RM 3.50 for a child. A discount of RM 1 is applicable to returning customer, provided a used ticket is shown during the purchase of a new ticket. The Jasin Hot Spring is seven kilometres away from the Hindu temple in Taman Merbau Jaya.
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