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“Historical POM Monument that still functons”

Queen Victoria's Fountain
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Malacca Chinese Heritage Walking Trail Tour
Ranked #16 of 144 things to do in Melaka
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Singapore
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“Historical POM Monument that still functons”
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Britain's longest reigning monarch's commemorative tribute is indeed a sight to behold. Impresive, majestic, historical. The prized backdrop for many pictures.

A throw back to the Pommies' glory days of Empire & Crown when colonies, incuding those in the Straits Settlements, were thought to be forever Engand's.

Fortunately, the elegant, ornamentally decorated 100 yr old fountain is preserved and maintained, thrilling Malaccans and visitors now & for generations to come.

Visited June 2013
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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
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Singapore, Singapore
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“A must-see old fountain”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Very nice old fountain which is just in the middle of the Dutch Square. A lot of people come here and this is just beside the Christ Church and Old Clock.

Visited May 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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“Colonial fountain in the middle of the Dutch Square”
Reviewed 26 April 2013

The Queen Victoria's Fountain is another colonial relic which can be seen in the Dutch Square in the city center of Malacca. Built in 1904, in celebration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee and made of British marble, it is an interesting structure to see when exploring Malacca.

While not an elegant masterpiece compared to many statues and fountains you may have seen in Europe, it remains somewhat interesting as there are not many old European fountains to be found in SE Asia. At night the fountain benefits from the floodlighting of the square, meaning you can take decent pictures at that time.

Overall, not a major attraction, just one more interesting thing to find when visiting Malacca.

Visited April 2013
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Padang, Indonesia
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“The Fountain the Dutch Red Square”
Reviewed 13 April 2013

This fountain is in the middle of the Dutch red square. It is easy to find it. It seems that English took over the Dutch in this area. In that fountain you will find the date when that fountain was dedicated to the Queen.

Visited March 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
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“Directly in front of Christ Church”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Pretty fountain directly in the center of the Dutch Square area. Very busy place for posing for photographs. Nothing special but take a moment to check it out if you're there.

Visited March 2013
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