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"Hang Li Po Well" Princess Hang Li Poh's well Tip by Audrey118

Princess Hang Li Poh's well, Melaka: 9 reviews and 9 photos


Next to the Sam Po Kong Temple is the well -
the well was built in 1459 by the followers of Hang Li Po, the Chinese Princess who married the Sultan of Melaka.

Today it is crowded by tourists looking into the well - nothing to see - but children here are trying to throw a coin in!!! - making it like a wishing well!

There are mixed stories to the well, some said the well never dries up even till today.
Others said that during the Japanese era in Malaya, the Japanese who hated the Chinese put poison into the well, and some said that the poison is still prevail in the water.

Address: Jalan Puteri Hang Li Poh, Melaka.
Directions: At the foot of Bukit Cina, next to Sam Po Kong Temple.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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