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Malacca Sultanate Palace

Address: St Paul's Hill, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: +606-2826526
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Ranked #12 of 89 things to do in Melaka
Type: Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural...
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Type: Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Yeah it is a great museum, lot of replica, relics and artifacts. It certainly the right place to go to learn about Malacca history. This museum is a must go when you visit Malacca. I went here almost everytime I come to Banda Hilir since I was a kid. However I was very disappointed with the rude security guard chasing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We spent a hour at the replica of a Sultan's Palace which has been built in beautiful Teak wood and is based on the original 15 th century palace. Inside there are marvellous ornate wood carvings and numerous dioramas portraying the true Palace atmosphere of this era. Well worth a visit

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Carcassonne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Loved this museum,it is very helpful in understanding what is going on in present day Melaka and how the town got to this place today

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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31 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Why i want visited this place? just because this place had traditional architecture. If you visited this place, must buy ticket 2 MYR / person for adult, and 1 MYR / person for child. don't use shoes when entering the museum, all shoes are stored in shoes rack provided by museum officials. This museum, teach us history about Malacca, traditional... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

If you like history, this museum is the place to see, a lot of dioramas. We can see and read what happen to those three Hangs (we have some streets at Jakarta which named Hang Tuah, Hang Jebat and Hang Lekir) so I am a bit curious about them.

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The palace is base in serene settings and a lovely garden. You need to remove your shoes before entering. There are a number of steps with no chair or lift access so not pram-friendly. Be prepared to carry your kids to the top. Once inside there is an amazing story of two friends that was very memorable and dramatic. There... More 

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Pahang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A nice, quiet museum with lovely gardens. Great displays with enough information to explain, but not so much that you feel overwhelmed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This beautiful building is a replica of the 15 century palace of the sultan of Melaka. The displays, history of Melaka and costumes are outstanding, as is the pretty garden in front of the palace.

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Jurong, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

For RM2 per pax..what can go wrong..? Give it a try..not a huge gallery but enough to educate a portion of melaka history..worth more a visit than st paul hill..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The entrance ticket costs only RM2 for Malaysian. For foreigners, I'm not sure about the price but it won't be too expensive. It symbolises the culture of ancient Malacca society and it is fully recommended.

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