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Hang Li Po Well

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Sam Po Kong Temple, Melaka, Malaysia
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2 weeks ago
“Historical Well”
30 Oct 2016
“Just a wishing well now”
Sam Po Kong Temple, Melaka, Malaysia

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting this well during trip to Malacca on 12 may 17, we found out this place quite interesting with its historical backgrounds. You can know its historical moments on the spot and from the guide's information, if you're there with tour guide. If you're looking...More

Thank Eric_Bachtiar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review isn't about the attraction but the fruits stalls outside/besides the temple. Don't be fooled by these sellers. I was down along the roadside around Portuguese settlement on the same day (2 Jul 17) and a kilo of durian there (same durian variant, D13)...More

Thank Kg T
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A well is a well, just a hole in the ground! The history is quite interesting but a visit to the well is not necessary in order to read about it. Seeing it adds very little

Thank tim252
Reviewed 11 January 2017

While Melaka is rich in fascinating history, with lots to learn and acknowledge, the Hang Li Poh well was really disappointing. The well was used as a dump, what a shame! The beautiful history of the well appears on the placards and is delightfully romantic,...More

Thank Chee Tuck N
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Many may say this is just a well, however it is more than this. It is both holy and mystical somehow and this well has defied science. I love it!

Thank benwolf223
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Located next to Poh San Teng Temple, the well is reputed to be built on the orders of the ruler of Melaka, Sultan Mansor Shah in 1459 as a present for his fifth wife, Princess Hang Li Po of the China Ming Dynasty. In those...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This spot is just a small place. It attracted many tourists and visitors to this place because it has significant historical value especially to the Chinese.

Thank Ngan H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A must Visit tourist attraction as this well bears the name of the Chinese princess who came to Malacca to marry a Sultan. Also get to visit an ancient Chinese Temple and must drink the water served from the well. The believe is that once...More

Thank carimakanman
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Situated beside the temple, there are many visitors, from China, India and local whom we met. The historical well is well maintained. This is a heritage site.

Thank PohTrip
Reviewed 1 April 2016

According to the history a Chinese Princess called Hang Liu was brought to Malacca to get married to Sultan Mansor Shah in 15th century. She accompanied another 500 ladies, who also married in Malacca and settled down there. This well was built by the Sultan...More

Thank Nilmini D
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