Thursday, August 08, 2013

Visitation to the Melacca Kampung Ketek

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This small village consists of 7 residential houses, residence of the prominent late Malay writer Munshi Abdullah, and mausoleum of Acheh General, Syamsudin Al-Sumatarani who died in the war confronting Portuguese Army in 1511. Another Acheh General who died in the war was Panglima Pidi laid to rest at Bukit Cina.
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The late Syamssudin Al-Sumatrani's Tomb, dated back in Portuguese period – 16th Century. Syamssudin Al-Sumatrani was a warrior who fought the Portuguese in Melaka.
I don't know it was a grave, until Anne whisper at me ask me to quickly get out of there. hahaha, I was too concentrated on taking pictures.
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The graveyards were believed to be the graves of the earliest Sumatra people (Achehnese) who died in Melaka

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