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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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Wonderful reproduction of a Malay Palace

Located at the base of St Paul's Hill, the Malacca Sultanate Palace is an authentic reproduction of a Malay royal palace. Whilst the palace is not large, it is fil led with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Puchong, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Its a beautiful palace structure but alas, its not being well maintained somehow. The mannequins in there could be improved a lot more and as well as the stories doesn't seem to be origin or 'tailored'

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Located at the base of St Paul's Hill, the Malacca Sultanate Palace is an authentic reproduction of a Malay royal palace. Whilst the palace is not large, it is fil led with interesting dioramas showing just what palace life was like. My 7 and 9 year old boys we're especially interested in the collection of weapons from the era. A... More 

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Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

if you travel at the noon and a little overwhelm, just go to this place to cool down yourself while learning much history here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Malacca Sultnate Palace is an informative museum. The history in it and the walk about you do init is actually very interesting and so is the gardens you get to enjoy within its compound.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Yes, it's a reconstruction. The original went up in flames in 1511 when the Portuguese fought their way in. It is heartening to see that old skills have been kept alive in this way, and while the palace is not the exact building and furnishing, it is as near as can be made. A most impressive building, architecturally and historically,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This palace is a replica of the old place which was destroyed in a fire.The court room scenes are well depicted.The punishments rendered to the people are also depicted .The clothes and weapons used in those days can be seen.The bedroom of the king is also very beautiful.Big statues of people who did trade with the kings are also there.

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bangalore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Well, this is not the actual palace. This is just a model of the Malacca Sultanate Palace which exists in the past.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very nice teak wood building located near the “A Famosa”. Is a good place to learn about Malacca history, local customs and way of life.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This building is a large and expensive reproduction of an earlier Melaka Palace. It does have the slight feel of a reproduction but is well seeing because it gives insight into indigenous Malaysian culture. In front of the building is a lovely garden also a reproduction of the original forbidden garden used by the royals. The Palace is built in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Entrance fee is practically free at rm2 for adults. It just shows some displays of melaka and malay traditions and culture. Nothing fascinating to be honest but if you got spare time, why not....

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