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Address: Jalan Parameswara, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Fabulous Structure

The building is quite amazingly built. It is one of the best places in Melaka for those who love architecture. It is located very close to the A' Famosa.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
KishenHarendra
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is quite amazingly built. It is one of the best places in Melaka for those who love architecture. It is located very close to the A' Famosa.

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in the history of Malaysia, this is the place to be. Entrance is free and everything is well explained. If you already visited the national museum in Kuala Lumpur: this museum tells the same story about the independence, but much more in detail.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

As a Portuguese myself, I was curious about the colonial history of Melaka and this memorial, with lots of detailed information, taught me some new things. Worth the visit! Oh and it's free and there is air conditioning!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Definitely a must visit if you are in Melaka. This memorial shows a lot of history about the formation of the state of Malaysia, with a lot of little details. Entrance is free.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This used to be the old Malacca Club whose paying members were mainly local dignitaries and expats. We found the outside more interesting than the time spent inside!

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Muar, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The Independence is just opposite the Al Famosa gateway to St, Paul Hill. This place as well as Al Famosa and St, Paul Hill are often full of tourists. Within the Independence Memorial, we are able to see many articles regarding the Independence of Malaysia and especially the "Car" used by our First Prime Minister of Malaysia Tungku Abdul Rahman.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

To every country, the building for dependance is alway very important for permanent memorial. Actually I like much more the unique architectural design of the building. If you go melaka, you must have a look there

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This memorial is at the Centre of the tourist area and is Colourful and attractive. The architecture is amazing.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

The building is lovely. The attraction is free. The attraction tells the story of Malaysia and some of the exhibits were really interesting. However, it didn't always follow a logical order, it was overly wordy in places and confusing. None of the "touch here" exhibits worked. This place needs an update.

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Fethiye, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This is a lovely building with a decent museum inside. Lots of artifacts and interesting for anyone who enjoys history. Worth a visit for an hour at least.

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