Malaccan Architecture & Traditional Institutes (AsianThe Hang Comrades)

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Historical Sites Dedicated to the Hangs

o        Hang Tuah’s Mausoleum

This famous Malay warrior served as the admiral of Malacca’s naval forces and defended successfully countless attacks against Malacca. The outstanding military exploits of Hang Tuah and his four comrades – Hang Jebat, Hang Lekiu, Hang Lekir and Hang Kasturi, made him a legend in the history of Malacca.

Admission is free.

Tel: 06-288 3599

 

o        Hang Tuah’s Well

This well is located in Kampung Duyong, where Hang Tuah was born and spent his childhood with four of his good friends.

They later became the famous knights of Malacca.

Admission is free.

Tel: 06-2827464

 

o        Hang Jebat’s Mausoleum

Hang Jebat was one of the five legendary warriors of Malacca. He was killed in a duel with Hang Tuah, the leader, for betraying the ruler, Sultan Mansor Shah, whom they had sworn to serve. Hang Jebat lies buried here in Kampung Kuli.

Admission is free.

Tel: 06-288 3599

 

o        Hang Li Po’s Well

Built by the followers of Hang Li Po, the well was the only source of water during great droughts. The Dutch enclosed it with stout walls to reserve it for their exclusive use. Today, it enjoys a reputation as a wishing well.

Opening hours: 7am – 7pm. Admission is free.

Tel: 06-282 9343

 

o        Hang Kasturi’s Mausoleum

Hang Kasturi studied silat (Malay martial art) under the same tutelage as Hang Tuah, Hang Jebat, Hang Lekir and Hang Lekiu. He become one of the knights who served Malacca together with Hang Tuah. Except for Hang Jebat, Hang Kasturi and the others remained loyal to the sultan to their dying day.

Admission is free.

            Tel: 06-288 3599

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