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British Graveyard

Batu Linggi, Melaka, Malaysia
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Right up my alley

This is right off the main thoroughfare with Dutch Square et al. I like the fact that it's rough. I... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Iratdog
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Lindenhurst, New York
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Heritage site but poorly maintained

Its marked as Heritage Site but yet its poorly maintained. The grass was not mowed. Need to go at... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Bhupinder2010
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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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  • Average65%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
6 Feb 2017
“Heritage site but poorly maintained”
17 Jan 2017
“Creepy as hell”
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Batu Linggi, Melaka, Malaysia

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This is right off the main thoroughfare with Dutch Square et al. I like the fact that it's rough. I certainly get the feeling of antiquity more purely from a setting like this. I lingered awhile. I could sense the tremendous sense of sacrifice and...More

Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Its marked as Heritage Site but yet its poorly maintained. The grass was not mowed. Need to go at least in a pair because its isolated though by the roadside and lonely

1  Thank Bhupinder2010
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

So basically I didn't visit this historical site, but my hotel was near and I passed it when I visit the Dutch red square. It was fine in the afternoon, but when you passed it in the night, raining and not a lot of people...More

Thank Diyah P
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Not too far from the Dutch Square, the Dutch (British) graveyard was used as a burial site for Colonial military personnel including 5 Dutch and 33 British soldiers and their wives during the Naning War. Now, it is overgrown and not kept tidy but a...More

Thank jackmoore93
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I don't know why, but it's written there The Dutch Graveyard / Kubur Belanda. Why is it written here British Graveyard? Basically it's just a graveyard, you can read the history written on the board at the entrance. It's just right next to the alley...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Visited this Graveyard and the history as follows In 1829, the British ruler in Malacca demanded Daerah Naning to remit their taxes amounting to 10% of their total harvests, as tribute to Malacca. The Naning ruler, Datuk Dol Said turned down the request because he...More

1  Thank Selladurai P
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Visited the Dutch Graveyard at the bottom of St Paul's hill on 3 May 2015. We saw also several graves near the St.Paul Church and on the way below , next to the stairs. The graveyard was used at the last 17 century, 5 Dutch...More

Thank Erwin K
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

It maybe boring for some people but I found it interesting to visit the graveyards. It is a nice experience to discover the history of Melacca. On the other hand, the graveyards is a nice place for photo taking.

Thank Ivy Y
Reviewed 7 October 2014

As with many of the sites in Malacca, you don't really visit this one on its own. It's a piece of jigsaw that you should see in perspective of everything else. Do it as part of the historical trail by all means. Don't come here...More

Thank Noob123
Reviewed 4 December 2012

This is actually called the Dutch Graveyard but there are 33 British graves here comparing to only 5 Dutch ones. The graveyard was first used in the last quarter of the 17th century. The last person buried here was in 1838.

3  Thank Janulik
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