Local Area

Malacca or Melaka is dubbed as “The Historic State”. This historical city centre has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 7 July 2008. The highlight is the historical places we have. Below are the places that one must visit in Melaka.

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A Famosa

A Famosa, which means ‘The Famous’ in Portuguese, is one of the oldest surviving European architecture in Asia. The only remnant that history has spared of this once mighty fortress is the tiny gate called the Porta de Santiago.

Jonker Street

Jonker Street

The name Jonker is said to be derived from the word ‘junk’, referring to the Chinese vessels. Jonker Street was the place where different Chinese clans had their clan associations. Among them, the Hokkiens established theirs in 1837, along with the clan associations of the Tan, Lee, and other clans.

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The Stadthuys

The Stadthuys is believed to be the oldest and largest building surviving in Southeast Asia from the early Dutch colonial era. . Stadthuys Melaka was the official residence for the Dutch Governors in 1650 after they defeated the Portuguese in 1641.