Taming Sari Tower at Banda Hilir
New landmark is on the way at Banda Hilir. Taming Sari tower a 110 meter observation tower is nearing its completion. The tower location is at historical point at bandar hilir just 3 minutes walk from Mahkota Parade Shopping Complex and Dataran Pahlawan Megamall. When completed, the tower will be another milestone in Melaka efforts to further promote the state as a formidable tourist attraction.
Using a Swiss technology, the project is managed by Kumpulan Melaka Berhad and it is cost at RM24 million. Why Taming Sari? Because the top portion of the tower is resembling the hilt of a keris and Taming Sari is a keris said to be a weapon of a Melaka Legendary Warrior Hang Tuah 700 years ago.
Once completed, visitors will be able to have a birs eye’s view of Banda Hilir and its historical surrounding areas. 500,000 visitors is estimated to visit the observation tower. Well, I can wait to visit the tower next month (said to be completed).