Friday, May 10, 2013

Melawati Hill Mound

The mound is located on Bukit Melawati approximately 120m from the Batu Hampar and built during the era of Sultan Ibrahim from earth measuring 20 x 20 feet.

There is a huge angsana trees which is believed to be more than 200 years old.

This mound was built with two objectives, namely as a platform for the Sultan to rest while entertaining people who were involved in cock fighting. The second objective was to have a storage area for the safekeeping of government property at that time. It is believed that there was a door to a cave hidden underneath the mound where the assets of the treasury were kept.

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