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Malacca Sultanate Palace

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Address: St Paul's Hill, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: +606-2826526
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Description: This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free...
This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.
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Full of culture and beautiful clean museum. Beautiful castle. Ticket also cheap, only rm2 per entrance.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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bangalore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The Palace was build a couple of decades back as a replica of the original Sultanate Palace. The actual palace was burnt in a fire accident and also by Portugese. This was built based on the literary descriptions. The palace has information on the Sultanate Darbar settings, Laws and Codifications, Dressing patterns, and some folk lore stories. Worth a quick... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The entrance ticket was very cheap at RM2 for Adult and RM1 for Kid. Be prepared that it will be equally warm or hot to visit on a Sunny day as it is not air-conditioned. A quiet place with not much visitors on a normal day except for occasionally visit from a group of students there for some quiz and... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It is a wonderful place.At first we thought it is an actual palace.But it is a replica of the Sultanate Palace.There are lot of things to see inside including old jewelries and replica of some scenery. We visited this palace during our Malacca journey and found this palace after visiting the Famosa Fort.This was just behind Famosa Fort.The palace is... More 

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Wonderful palace and view of the city is amazing from the top. Of St.Paul hills. Easily accessible. Just roam around the fort and church.

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Salt Lake City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Unlike a lot of tourist attractions that feel "modern," the palace and grounds take you back in time to an era and history that a Westerner would never otherwise know about. It is a self-guided tour, but things are well marked and explained. A snapshot into the daily life of the sultan!

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Full of culture and beautiful clean museum. Beautiful castle. Ticket also cheap, only rm2 per entrance.

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Bandung,Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Visited the Melaka Sultanate Palace on 2 May 2015,this building is actually a replica of the structure which was built by the already extinct sultanate of Malacca. Construction of this building was said without using any nails. Located near the Dutch Graveyard , and Porta de Santiago , so you would not miss it, when you visit the Statdhuys and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I just saw it from the outside only due to time constrains and it is a very nice building located near the “A Famosa”, St. Pauls Church and the Mosque. It is a very well built replica of the Sultan’s Palace in teak wood and without nails. Everybody says it is the place to go to learn about Malacca history.

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The Hague
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

enjoyed bringing the daughter and wifey to soak in some local culture and history. it presents in a simple way the aspects of life during the glory days of malacca. nice and clean surrounds and cheap tix to get in it is good value. the bit about building a huge wooden palace without using any nails is pretty cool. after... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

So that's how it was??? The Diorama costumes and activities were quite imaginative. Timberwork outstanding. What a time they had..the rich folks!

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Address: St Paul's Hill, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: +606-2826526
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka

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