Research and excavation works at Taman Muzium Budaya (Culture Museum Park) started 1 June till 30 June, 2010. The area is located at Jalan Kota near Taman Muzium Budaya (in front of the Melaka Malay Sultanate Palace). Based on map drawings made by the Dutch, the area may have remnants of a fort wall jutting towards Santiago gate and Hendrieta Lousia bastion.
Excavations have unearthed the foundation of the Melaka fort wall from Santiago gate, Hendrieta Louisa bastion as well as corner wall of the bastion.
Other artefacts were discovered at this site including Chinese porcelain fragments (from Ming and Ching Dynasties), stoneware, Dutch stones, urns, animal bones, steel and others.
The distance to Melaka from Kuala Lumpur using the North-South Expressway is two hours. This site is located at Jalan Kota, in the area of Taman muzium Budaya (in front of the Istana Kesultanan Melayu Melaka).
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Jabatan Warisan Negara Zon Selatan
En.Mat Nasir Bin Baba (Ketua Zon)
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