September 21, 2023

Tomb of the Epic Warrior

Hang Kasturi Mausoleum…

Every civilization have their own Epic Warrior and Melaka have one thick book about a group of warrior that bring Malacca Empire to Glory in 15th Century. The famous story was about five brothers who got great martial art skills and lead by sharp minded Hang Tuah who once saved Sultan Prime Minister from being killed by a group of pirate that runs amok in Malacca town that day. From then, this five brave men taken by Melaka Sultan to work under him. As for the Sharp minded Hang Tuah, Malacca Sultan appointed him as an Admiral. Hang Tuah, as Sultan’s constant aide, accompanying the king to all official visit or voyage to other country and manage to defeat all who want to fight him. As a warriors tale, it also have magic and mystic influence. Like Hang Tuah have a Malay dagger that can make him untouchable by any iron.

More about this tale of Hang Tuah here. Now 600 years after the warrior story, we can visit 3 of them tomb. That is Hang Tuah Tomb, Hang Jebat Tomb and Hang Kasturi Tomb. Other two Hang Lekir & Lekiu can’t be located their death.Hang Tuah Tomb is at the outskirt of the Town while Hang Jebat and Hang Kasturi Tomb are at the town center in UNESCO buffer zone. Hang Kasturi Tomb can be easily reach if you walk along the Jonker Street. After looking all the antique shope at Jonker Street you can take a breath at Hang Kasturi Tomb that have an Indian influence in its architecture.

Hang Kasturi Tomb
The Tomb of Hang Kasturi ….


Hi, I'am Asmaliana, I work at Tourism Melaka. I love my state, Melaka, the world heritage city by UNESCO.

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