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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Description: This fascinating hillside burial ground has a storied past; it should, as...
This fascinating hillside burial ground has a storied past; it should, as it dates back to the Ming dynasty.
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Ancestral burial ground

Also known as Chinese Hill, it is the largest graveyard outside of China. It houses the graves of earliest Chinese settlers and is the ancestral burial ground of Melaka's Chinese... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Reminds of the chinese history of melaka. The small lanes (built for the carts and walker bys), old house settings built wall to wall, nice frontal architectures, all take you into a ride of the past. The whole trip might take around 15mins.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Also known as Chinese Hill, it is the largest graveyard outside of China. It houses the graves of earliest Chinese settlers and is the ancestral burial ground of Melaka's Chinese community.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I really loved seeing all the graves and the beautiful nature surrounding them. An ideal afternoon walk!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I just went there on my own as a single woman. I got followed by a guy. He started talking to me which I ignored and turned to head back out of the park. He followed me again, touched me. After shouting against him he luckily bagged off, maybe just because we were not far off the entrance/exit, but he... More 

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malacca city
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

An old hill make famous with ties from the China officilas notably Admiral Cheng Ho. It's about a 20 minutes walk up to the hill top and you can gaze the city of Malacca. It's awesome viewing !

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

One of the best experienced for me, disliked tiring staircase climbing - good exercise 3.3km walk. Excellent spot for photo shot.

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Although there are displays in the temple at the foot of the hill explaining the controversial attempts by the government to remove the graves and develop the hillside, since the opposition won out in this case and saved the site, the hillside itself is now a peaceful spot containing countless graves, old and new. Supposedly the oldest grave on the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

i have påassed by many times and seen bus loads of chinese visit the place. i know the chinese come to honor their ancestors and keep the peace with the spirits. so when i decided to visit i was surprised to see how little people actually care about the graves here. i was expecting a much more beautiful place. i... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Many don't know that Bukit China, Melaka is the largest Chinese Cemetery outside China. You can appreciate this vast hill in 3 ways:- 1. Drive around the hill and see the size of the cemetery! 2. Take a walk up the hill to the highest point where you can view the city as well as experience sunrise and sunset for... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We were expecting a photogenic pattern of lines of Chinese graves. Instead we were surprised at the huge number of acres this place covers & how few graves there are--randomly spread out. Apart from a few miniatures of a Portuguese ship, the old Malacca City Hall, & a Chinese Temple on the way up, few of the graves or situations... More 

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Address: Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka

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