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  Bukit Cina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bukit Cina (meaning "China hill") is an historical hillside in the Malaysian state of Malacca near its capital town which is also called Malacca.
In the middle of the 15th century the Chinese Ming emperor’s daughter, Hang Li Po, was sent in marriage to the sultan of Malacca, Sultan Mansor Shah, to seal relations between the two countries.
Bukit Cina, a gift from the sultan, was established as their residence.
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 Bukit Cina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bukit Cina (Malay: "Chinese Hill") is a hillside of historical significance in the Malaysia state of Malacca near its capital, Malacca Town.
In the mid-15th century, princess Hang Li Po, the great granddaughter of the Chinese Yongle Emperor, the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty, was sent to be married to the sultan of Malacca, Sultan Mansor Shah, to seal relations between the two countries.
The hill, Bukit Cina, a gift from the sultan, was established as their residence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bukit_Cina   (297 words)

 MelakaHotels.com - melaka historical sites
With more than 12,000 graves covering Bukit Cina (China Hill) it is the largest Chinese cemetery in the world outside China.
Bukit Cina was first established as a residence in the mid 15th century when the daughter of the emperor of China's Ming Dynasty was brought to Melaka to wed the Sultan of Melaka to strengthen military ties between the two states.
As befitting a princess, she brought a enormous retinue of some 500 servants and hand maidens to attend her and took up residence on this spot that has become known as Bukit Cina.
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 Interactive - Business Traveller India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bukit Cina (China Hill) is the site of more than 12,000 graves - many dating back to the Ming period - spread over a vast expanse of 104 acres.
My husband and I were especially struck by some semi-circular tombs which, we were told, were those of leaders of the Chinese community, in Malaysia’s colonial days.
Unfortunately, fascinating though we found Bukit Cina (pronounced Cheena), we could not read a single inscription.
www.businesstravellerindia.com /200205/interactive.shtml   (561 words)

 Old Town - Melaka @ Talk Malaysia
Although the name of this place might sound like a mountain for relaxation, it actually serves as that purpose, however, it is not for the living but it is for those who passed away in the early days.
Yes, Bukit Cina is nothing less than a monastery.
However, the reason which makes Bukit Cina interesting is because Bukit Cina is the resting place for people of a different culture in the early days such as the Imperial Ming subjects, colonial heads and as well as Malay chieftains.
www.talkmalaysia.com /old-town-melaka.html   (587 words)

 Amazon.com: "Bukit Cina": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Li Poh in 1460, she brought with her a retinue of 500 youths of noble birth'and handmaidens who settled around Bukit Cina - or Chinese Hill.
That Melaka had a large Chinese community is evident in the historical Chinese quarter called Bukit Cina, said to have been established to house a Chinese princess's retinue of five hundred people.
Bukit Cina Away from Melaka's centre is another historical hill, housing some 12.000 graves.
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 Bukit Cina - China-related Topics BU-BZ - China-Related Topics
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Bukit Cina (meaning "China hill") is an historical hillside in the MalaysiaMalaysian state of Malacca near its capital town which is also called Malacca.
In the middle of the 15th century the ChinaChinese Ming emperor?s daughter, Hang Li Po, was sent in marriage to the Sultanate of Malaccasultan of Malacca, Sultan Mansor Shah, to seal relations between the two countries.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Bukit_Cina   (327 words)

 Malacca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In order to keep the princess from homesickness, an entourage of five hundred maidens (and their attendants) were also sent in her company by order of the Chinese emperor.
According to local legend, these maidens eventually married locally and settled in an Area called Bukit Cina or Chinese Hill in Malacca.
It is not clear whether this story had any historical bearing, however it is more likely that the Chinese who settled are Malacca are either traders or sailors.
malacca.iqnaut.net   (850 words)

 Bukit Cina in Malacca (Melaka), Malaysia
Hang Li Po was the daughter of the Ming emperor and Bukit Cina was a gift by Sultan Mansor Shah.
She was sent to Malacca by the Emperor to marry the Sultan to mark the advent of diplomatic relation between Malacca and China.
Today Bukit China is the largest Chinese cemetery outside China, comprising more than twelve thousand graves and covering twenty five hectares, with many of the tombs dating back to Ming Dynasty and has become a landmark and tourist attraction here in Malacca.
www.aguidetoasia.com /malaysia/malacca/bukit-china.php   (171 words)

 Malacca, Malaysia
The peaks of Bukit Cina offer another breathtaking peek over the Sumatran yonder though its buried inhabitants came from much further afield.
Efforts of influential persons have kept these sacred grounds repeatedly from prying hands and wayward intentions, leaving one with a splendid daily venue for a Bukit Cina jog or a spectacular mountain biking trail.
Luckless Ming antique hunters too may find solace and enlightenment from this unrivalled collection of resting places showcasing the best of Chinese grave design and ornamentation.
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 Southeast Asia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Chinese emperor who wished to maintain ties with Southeast Asia sent a princess, Hang Li Po, with a retinue of 500 to Malacca, to marry its Sultan after he was impressed by the wisdom of King Mansur.
Hang Li Po's well (constructed 1459) is now a tourist attraction there, as is Bukit Cina, where her retinue settled.
The strategic value of the Strait of Malacca, which was controlled by Sultanate of Malacca in the 15th and early 16th century, did not go unnoticed by Portuguese writer Duarte Barbosa, who in 1500 wrote "He who is lord of Malacca has his hand on the throat of Venice".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Southeast_Asia   (3394 words)

 Malacca | Mountain Biking Trail on Bukit Cina | AA Destination Guide
The sacred grounds of Bukit Cina are popular with joggers but the windy, gravel-strewn and undulating trails are also near perfect for some thrilling mountain biking just minutes away from downtown.
The trail can be assessed from the cement steps starting from the site of the Sam Poh Kong Temple or from near the Puay Hua Primary School 3 along Jalan Puteri Hang Li Po.
Things get really cool if you speed, though great skills are required to avoid crashing into a 400-year-old grave site.
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 Bukit Cina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 Welcome to Cheng Ho Cultural Museum Malaysia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Thus far, there has been no serious investigation made on this fascinating topic.
Some people claim that Zheng He’s warehouse was located in Bukit Cina because there is a Sampo (or San Bao referring to Cheng Ho) well and the area is named Sampo Hill.
The whereabouts of Cheng Ho’s warehouse is certainly worth serious study.
www.chengho.org /museum/web/history.html   (404 words)

 Melaka Hotels
24, lorong banda kaba, off lorong bukit cina
24, Lorong Banda kaba, off Loring Bukit cina
Melaka is such a captivating town, with a mix of architecture, religions and culture; wonderful food; interesting art galleries and antique shops and a very educated and ecletic local population.
www.hostelz.com /hotels/Malaysia/Melaka   (225 words)

 Melaka Malaysia @ Talk Malaysia
There are quite a number of interesting places here in Melaka ranging from historical buildings to modern day entertainments.
Most of these interesting places are situated at Malacca Town (Bandar Hilir) and some others at the Old Town, Bukit Cina and Ayer Keroh as well.
In addition to those interesting spots mentioned above, there are also many other more places to be explored in Melaka.
www.talkmalaysia.com /melaka   (247 words)

 Hantu Bukit Cina...
This photo was taken by my nephew while I was driving pass through kubur Bukit Cina, Melaka around 6-7pm.
Dia pinjam my handphone just nak 'main2' and snapped a few photos.
Nak test lagi tengok gambar keluar ke tak?
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Persekutuan - Cheras Baru, Bukit B & C
Persekutuan - JLN BERSATU, PJ Persekutuan - JLN BP 5/7, BNDR BUKIT PUCHONG
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