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Address: Batu Linggi, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: 60 6 283 6538
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Few Dutch a lot of British

Visited the Dutch Graveyard at the bottom of St Paul's hill on 3 May 2015. We saw also several graves near the St.Paul Church and on the way below , next to the stairs. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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Bandung,Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Visited this Graveyard and the history as follows In 1829, the British ruler in Malacca demanded Daerah Naning to remit their taxes amounting to 10% of their total harvests, as tribute to Malacca. The Naning ruler, Datuk Dol Said turned down the request because he feels that the Naning district is not part of Melaka. The British wage a war... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Visited the Dutch Graveyard at the bottom of St Paul's hill on 3 May 2015. We saw also several graves near the St.Paul Church and on the way below , next to the stairs. The graveyard was used at the last 17 century, 5 Dutch and 33 British are sited in the compound. Clean and well preserved graves and surroundings.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

It maybe boring for some people but I found it interesting to visit the graveyards. It is a nice experience to discover the history of Melacca. On the other hand, the graveyards is a nice place for photo taking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

As with many of the sites in Malacca, you don't really visit this one on its own. It's a piece of jigsaw that you should see in perspective of everything else. Do it as part of the historical trail by all means. Don't come here for a photo op, or to be entertained.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

This is actually called the Dutch Graveyard but there are 33 British graves here comparing to only 5 Dutch ones. The graveyard was first used in the last quarter of the 17th century. The last person buried here was in 1838.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

by the dates on gravestones, then it's fine.. otherwise it's pretty unremarkable... was hot and i didn't have the patience!

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