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Islamic Tomb in Pulau Besar

Tomb of Sultan Al Ariffin Syeikh Ismail

Locals come to pay their respects at this simple tile-and-marble tomb, which is a roughly 10-minute signposted walk from the boat jetty.Born in Baghdad in 1464, Sultan Al Ariffin Syeikh Ismail, a distant relation of…
Museum in Pulau Besar

Muzium Pulau Besar

This small but informative museum illustrates the island's culture, history and spiritual significance, in particular its role as a rest point and source of drinking water for sailors travelling between China and Eu…