SHRINE OF SULTAN ARIFFIN
According to legend Sultan Ariffin of Baghdad stopped
over at Pulau Besar on his way home, whilst spreading
the Islamic faith in Acheh from 1416-1420. On his
way home, he disembarked on the island and fell
ill there. Soon he passed away and was buried on
the island. His tomb, measuring some thirty feet
long is considered the oldest ever built in Melaka.
Back then, it was beleieved that the size of the
tomb was determined by the age of the deceased.
If he was 30 years old at the time of his death,
then his tomb would be five cubic long. If he was
60 the tomb would be ten cubic or thirty feet long.
The mysterious cave where a wise man called
Yunus used as part of his training in self-discipline
and silat practices.
TELAGA AIR TAWAR (FRESH WATER WELL)
It is a unique fresh water well exceedingly
close to the sea. Legend has it that when the tide
is high the water in the well would be saline but
during low tide the water would be fresh.
TELAGA TEMPAYAN (WISHING WELL)
Legend has it that this well could make
your wishes come true if you dipped your hand in
the well and made the wish.
SHRINE OF SEVEN PRINCESSES
The tomb belonging to seven princesses from India
who while on a visited to Pulau Besar were struck
down by an epidemic. The princesses were buried
on the island and their graves marked with the shrine.
BATU BELAH (SPLITTING ROCK)
The famous rock at the golf course, where more then
a century ago Panglima Lidah Hitam demonstrated
his power by using his tongue to crack the rock
SHRINE OF SHARIFAH RODZIAH
Sharifah Rodziah was a pious woman and a devout
Muslim. She was said to be the 'guru' to Malay queen
legend, Siti Zubaidah. Sharifah Rodziah played a
prominent role in the spread of Islam in the region.