A fully decorated admiral of Melaka’s naval forces who defended successfully, countless attacks against Malacca sovereignty from Siamese and Achenese fleets, Hang Tuah’s outstanding performance as a military officer made him a legend that has graced many a court and the history of Melaka.
Hang Tuah’s bravery was discovered during his adolescence when he single handedly arrested a man who had ran amuck in the village called Kampong Duyong. His valiant act caught the Sultan’s attention and he was called to the palace and conferred a knighthoods the youngest ever to be knighted.
Hang Tuah’s Mausoleum Location
Hang Tuah’s Well
Located in Kampong Duyong where Hang Tuah was born and spent his childhood among four of his good friends who would later become the famous knights of Melaka.
The well is said to be the abode of his soul which takes the apparition of a white crocodile. For a commoner to catch a glimpse of Hang Tuah is hardly likely. It is said that only the holy among us can ever hope to see the apparition.
Hang Tuah’s Well Location