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Sam Po Kong Temple, Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

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

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

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

1  Thank Jonathan Y
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Rachel_PRL
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 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
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

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
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Reviewed 17 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
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Reviewed 10 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 9 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
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