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This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.
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Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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606 282 6526
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

Very ornate and well maintained timber building. It was interesting to visit however the displays are quite static and do need some new technology to 'bring it alive'. The grounds are pleasant however the gardens could be presented much better as there needs to be...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

The museum is a good place to escape from the sun or rain for a short break. The building is an impressive reconstruction and the history that is shared is interesting.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

The Sultan of Malacca does not reside here. Staff at the ticket booth gave us incorrect information. The palace presents history of brave warriors, exhibits the Sultan’s court and bed chamber, table ware, jars and dozens of knives/weapons, including those used for combat. Over a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ElsaCL
Reviewed May 6, 2019

I decided to get this destination quickly because I love history. After spending minutes I got a ticket to enter and started paying attention to. Indoor collections were diverse and enough to understand, I learnt alot. I highly recommend for cool air inside and good...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

Although it looks old, its a full size replica of the original palace. Very well built and the history is interesting and well detailed

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JamesS956
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

First time visit, we amazed with the building structure. The size is huge with decorative of Malay tradition. There are several room decorated to be same with Melaka Sultanate. Great place for visit by tourist.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NurMuhamad
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Good place for both adults and children. It features many historical things of Malacca Sultanate - from the clothing, customs and traditions, the merchants who came from many countries and many more. The entrance fee is very affordable, only RM3 for Malaysian. It is located...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank faruzah z
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful copy of the first Sultan Mansur Shah's fifteenth century royal residence. It is build the traditional way, with no nails. As indicated by historical records, the original was destroyed a year after the sultan rose to the throne by lightning. At the entrance,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AzmilK
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Centrally located and easy to reach. Beautiful building, although it's a replica of original. History and culture well displayed and informative. Got lovely garden in front adds to the overall grandeur.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank NishchalS
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Just 5 MYR entry for foreigners, this is a fascinating reconstruction of the original Palace - the gardens are expansive and worth an explore. The outer building is very impressive - the inner elements less so as they rely too heavily on bad waxwork figures...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from ruthandvern | Reviewed this property |
It is closed on Mondays and opens on Tuesdays to Sundays from 9am to 6pm.
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RM5 for local.
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No dress code, but you have to remove shoes
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