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Malacca Sultanate Palace

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Address: Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Phone Number:
606 282 6526

This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free...

This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.

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Interesting reconstruction

The Sultanate Palace, nearby A'Formosa, is an interesting museum where you can spend a short while walking in the garden as well as exploring the wooden replica of a 15th century... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glen T
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sultanate Palace, nearby A'Formosa, is an interesting museum where you can spend a short while walking in the garden as well as exploring the wooden replica of a 15th century Sultanate's Palace. There are a few displays of inside setting out the history of the area. The replica was built using traditional methods, so there are no nails used... More 

1 Thank Glen T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very beautiful and special design/ architecture/ replica of Malacca Sultan Palace. Items display reflecting the century

Thank Lee C
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9 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I'm a person who really appreciates museums, its like you're transported back in time. The collection were amazing, and true that students would benefit visiting this museum for zaman Kesultanan Melayu Melaka. There's even collection of royal ensemble of all the states. There's a certain magic which captivates guests in the museum. The architecture is amazing and beautiful.

Thank Sophelea X
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The museum building is the most attractive thing. The garden surrounding the property is beautiful too. It's not very huge but still a very unique place to see. The ticket price very minimal so one must have a look at it.

Thank Quratulanz
Canberra, Australia
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59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I was curious to visit this place since the first time I arrived in Melaka. The palace is a bit hidden from the crowd, a bit walk from the other side of town, you will find it. They are plenty of interesting stuff inside which connect me to history of my own place. The palace also exhibits different types of... More 

Thank andfitri
Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Cheap entrance fee & a very interesting insight into the history of the area. This building is a relatively recent reconstruction but has been sympathetically done. Only a short walk from Dutch Square & with attractive gardens. It's a quiet oasis right in the centre of Melaka. Steps up to access the front & steep door sills inside, may make... More 

Thank GHKR
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The lady who took our picture is really friendly! This place has lots of historical stuff about Malacca in the past. Those students learning Sejarah should visit this place to get a better picture.

Thank Elizabeth K
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Cheap entrance fee for what it delivers. Check out the secret garden. The structure alone is worth the price of admission. A MUST see.

1 Thank Darlene E
Sibu, Malaysia
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62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A historic place for you to take photo. However you can't enter without permission from the guards. Recommended to go in by tour.

Thank Xeonnate
kuala lumpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Malacca Sultanate Palace is a museum where you can see variety of Malay traditional cloth from all the state in Malaysia many years ago.

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