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This fascinating hillside burial ground has a storied past; it should, as it dates back to the Ming dynasty.
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

I only went up the hill once, very peaceful. We showed respect to the graves, did not shout or make any noise to offend the spirits, i can see people jogging and going up the hill for some exercise, very quiet and peaceful, no complaints...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank benwolf223
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

4 adults 2 children arrived for lunch @ 1pm efficient taking of order then it all fell apart ! 15 mins later we were told that 2 of the dishes order we longer available ! So we duly re-ordered A further 20mins later kids food...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Z4298OOtonym
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Mind boogling location - a cemetery right in the middle of downtown! Not enough time to walk on the hill this time but will definitely do it the next time we visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hansonlau
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

A Hill full of history and a treasure and memorial sacre place for the Chinese decendents of Melaka. It went through and survived a few attempts by the authorities of past years to be developed for selfish reasons. It is still standing tall with many...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dr_ganlt
Reviewed December 2, 2018

This interesting site is the burial ground for the early Chinese settlers so obviously, hordes of Chinese tourists speaking in their native tongue will be your fellow travelers. The trees offer welcome shade while browsing some graves.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Bukit Cina is the ancestral burial ground of Melaka’s Chinese community. Also known as Chinese Hill, it is the largest and oldest Chinese graveyard outside of China itself with over 12,500 graves. Although it is primarily a graveyard for early Chinese settlers, the cemetery has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

This hill is the graveyard of the earliest Chinese settlers to this country as well as ancestral graves of the Chinese community. The gravesite has been cleaned and it looks neat and green with shady trees and green grass. It is now a popular walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Spent around an hour walking around this cemetery on a wooded hill near our hotel. Some of the graves are spectacular, some modest, but it is a calm place, peaceful with good views. Nice to get away to greenery and to have some shade on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FionaMacF
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We had nice walk .The view from the top is really nice .Must wear proper shoes as the walk way has lotsa centipedes.As a women it is not safe to walk alone not because of graveyard,there is no emergency exit near if anyone did anything....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 196meeraa
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It has a lot of Chinese tombstones seems to be left abandoned but during hungry ghost festival there's prayers going on. It sits right close to the city area and a testament to the Chinese's arrival to Melaka from the priors of 14th centuries. Also...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roy C
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