Sayed Abdul Malik

The shrine of Tuan Sayed Abdul Malik of Batavia is to be found in Upper Buitenkant Street, near St Cyprians School, Vredehoek. Sayed Abdul Malik, who was brought to the Cape from Batavia, arrived here near the end of the eighteenth century as a slave. He became involved with Tuan Guru in the establishment of the Dorp Street Madrasah.

Today the grave of Sayed Abdul Malik is situated inside a beautiful green and white attractive Mausoleum whose arched windows and domes add an eastern feelings to the surrounding.

Vredehoek GPS Co-ordinates

S 33* 56.541 and E 18* 25.055