Taming Sari Tower

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Taming Sari Tower
Menara Taming Sari
Taming Sari Tower.JPG
General information
TypeGyro tower
LocationMelaka City, Melaka, Malaysia
Coordinates2°11′27.0″N 102°14′49.6″E / 2.190833°N 102.247111°E / 2.190833; 102.247111Coordinates: 2°11′27.0″N 102°14′49.6″E / 2.190833°N 102.247111°E / 2.190833; 102.247111
Opened18 April 2008
Inaugurated17 May 2008
CostMYR 2 million
Height
Architectural130 m (430 ft)
Observatory100 m (330 ft)
Technical details
Floor count24
Ticketing counter building

The Taming Sari Tower (Malay: Menara Taming Sari) is a revolving gyro tower in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia.

Name[edit]

The tower is named Taming Sari which was taken from the name of keris belonged to Hang Tuah.[1]

History[edit]

The tower was opened to the public on 18 April 2008 and officiated by Melaka Chief Minister Mohd Ali Rustam on 17 May 2008.[1]

Technical details[edit]

The height of the tower is 110 meters.[2][3] The capacity of the carriage is 80 passengers and the ride lasts for 7 minutes.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Melaka Menara Taming Sari". Malacca. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Menara Taming Sari" [Taming Sari Tower]. Majlis Bandaraya Melaka Bersejarah (in Malay). Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  3. ^ Mulup, Amran (23 December 2020). "Kenapa Menara Taming Sari belum buka?" [Why Taming Sari Tower not yet Opened?] (in Malay). Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 19 January 2021.