Queen Victoria’s Fountain – A Tribute to the Queen
Melaka city is known for its historically-rich landmark. One such popular landmark is Queen Victoria’s Fountain. This fountain is a beautiful tribute to the longest reigning British ruler, Queen Victoria. It has been standing majestically ever since its establishment in the year, 1904. Located in the centre of famous Dutch or Red Square area of Melaka, in the midst of other well-known significant structures like the Clock Tower, Stadthuys and Christ Church, Queen Victoria’s Fountain has gained much attention.
Queen Victoria’s Fountain is picturesque. It simply makes a perfect backdrop for a picture. The fountain is a true reflection of a Victorian architecture. After the sun goes down, Red Square lights up, and so does Queen Victoria’s Fountain, which makes it even more stunning, with a touch of romance. Another reason why you might want to go at night, is that you can take as many pictures as you like, without needing to worry about being photobombed by other tourists.
Queen Victoria’s Fountain marks the history of the British rule in Melaka. This memorial was made using marble and erected in remembrance of Britain’s longest ruling monarch. This historical structure was constructed by the local Melaka people in memory of Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee in the year 1904. It shows their love and respect for her. On the tip of the fountain are the engraved words which say – ‘Victoria Regina (1837 – 1901), erected by the people of Malacca in memory of a great Queen’.
Queen Victoria’s Fountain – is one of the most popular landmark in Melaka. The romantic Victorian architecture of this historical site makes it a beautiful place to capture moments and bring back beautiful memories! You have to make it a point to visit this majestic and impressive historical tribute.
Other popular attractions in Melaka
Melaka River Cruise
Tan Kim Hock
Melaka River Walk
Red Square Melaka
Menara Taming Sari
Other things to do in Melaka