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This was one of our first stops during our day trip to Melacca. Our guide explained that the well was built by a Sultan for his wife and was said to never dry up. Given Malacca's chequered past with various invasions, the well was poisoned...More
Took our friends from China to visit the 15th Century well in Malacca. The Hang Li Poh Well is sited within the the Admiral Heng Ho's Temple. A history recall on the Sultanate erra of Malacca. Must visit site when visit Malacca.
The Hang Li Po well is also known as King's Well. It is located beside Sam Po Kong Temple at the foot of Bukit Cina. The well is ancient and has an interesting history behind it. Visitors to this site might be disappointed expecting more...More
What you'll see is as promised - a historic well surrounded by walls built to deter saboteurs from poisoning the well. I was surprised by the size of the well - now I understand how it could have supplied water to Malacca town hundreds of...More
Hang Li Poes Well (King’s Well) has a long history. Hang Li Po was the wife of Sultan Mansur Syah (1458-1477). The Sultan had the well dug for the exclusive use of his Chinese wife. It was said that the well never dried up even...More
This well is located at Bukit China. If you are a history loving person, then this attraction is for you. There are some articles telling the history of Hang Li Poh's well pasted on the wall surrounding the well. If you are keen to know...More
I used to read about the Melaka dynasty and its the marriage of its most influential & successful Sultan, Sultan Mansur Shah with a Ming Dynasty Princess - Hang Li Poh.
Hang Li Poh brought with her an entourage of hundreds of servants who then...More
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
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