Malacca Sultanate Palace, Melaka

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Explore the many rooms of Malacca Sultanate Palace, where period artifacts and dioramas bring to life the history of the region and the culture of the 15th-century sultanate. The museum occupies a modern reconstruction of the original palace, built using information and data from the Malay Annals--a romanticized history of the sultanate, considered one of the finest works of literature in the Malay language. Admire ornate furniture and period clothing, and inspect antique weapons, jewelry, and artworks. Round off your museum visit with a stroll through the royal gardens, filled with flowers and fishponds. Plan to see Malacca Sultanate Palace and other attractions that appeal to you using our Melaka trip itinerary builder site.
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  • The whole structure is built in the traditional way, all wood and no nails. a good place for a brief and potted history of the Malays in Malacca.  more »
  • The museum looks like it hasn't been overhauled since the 1980s. This is a real shame, considering how rich the subject matter is. The exterior looks promising, but once inside, you're confronted.....  more »

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