"Melaka Malay Sultanate Water Wheel" Melaka Things to Do Tip by Willettsworld

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This large water wheel replica is located along the river, just south of the Dutch Square and Stadthuys. The river was vitally important for trade during the Melaka Sultanate. It was recorded that as many as 84 languages and dialects were spoken here with four harbourmasters responsible for the welfare of foreign traders. At its peak, some 2,000 trading ships docked along here.

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  • Written Aug 22, 2010
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