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Malacca Sultanate Palace

St Paul's Hill, Melaka, Malaysia
+606-2826526
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Ranked #9 of 68 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Architectural Buildings
Description: This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The mannequins are a little cheesy, but the overall flow and presentation is good. Worth an hour or so of your time.

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This palace showed that Malacca was ruled by Sultanate by history, where by currently Govern by Governors for every 5 years. Totally given kids good educating tour. Sultans was at Malacca for many years ago.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Most of the things are explained in local language, and so when you dont understand, u get bored..otherwise ok

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was only RM2 each so we thought why not, at least we will get good picture of the palace building from inside the gates. We were surprised just hoe much there was to see. Learnt so much about Malaysian history.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Quite a lot of time needs to be allotted to fully appreciate the historical information and displays at this place. The artifacts and items on display are well laid out, with explanatory notes in Malay and English languages. The building itself is impressive, made of hard wood, although not very large.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

This wooden former palace is very interesting to visit, local history set out in diorama over two floors. Apparently built without nails. Only 2 rm to get in

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horsham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We visited here as part of a weekend trip. It was an interesting place to wander around - and to get out of the heat. It does charge but is so cheap to visit (1 ringgitt I think). It is a reconstruction but has some interesting exhibits - we particularly liked the one detailing th local hero legend.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Found this culturally interesting and enjoyable. Costumes, and history. Would recommend esp as a break from the midday heat after other sites that are nearby.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is my favourite place in Melaka. This Sultanate Palace is made from wood and no single nail was used in this Palace. This Palace also has an amazing garden in front of it. Inside the building you will see some caricature and story of how Melaka's Sultan govern Melaka at past

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Melaka has so much colonial history it is often hard to remember who originally built the place and who runs it today! This centre tells the story of the sultanate well, and at only RM2 it is worth it. A beautifully reconstructed palace with gorgeous grounds.

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