Places to See In Malacca, Malaysia

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

As promised from my previous post : Travelling to Malacca, Malaysia. Here I'm going to list some of the popular places to visit in Malacca. Malaysia.


Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide


STOP BY THE HISTORICAL TRAIN AND AIRPLANE

On your way to Fort A Famosa there's a museum for old trains and airplane's in Malacca. Don't forget to drop by and take some pictures.

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

FORT A FAMOSA

Constructed by the Portuguese in 1511, it suffered severe structural damage during the Dutch invasion. The plan by the British to destroy it was aborted as a result of the intervention of Sir Stamford Raffles in 1808. ~ source wiki

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

MARITIME MUSEUM

The Maritime Museum itself is a replica of the 'Flora de La Mar', a Portuguese ship that sank off the coast of Melaka while on its way to Portugal, carrying loot plundered from Melaka. 

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

The museum houses exhibits, artifacts and documents from the Melaka's golden era as the Emporium of the East and reveals how political control of Melaka was essential to the establishment of maritime dominance in the region.

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

The museum also traces Melaka's trading links from the earliest times through the colonial era, the Japanese conquest and brief period of Japanese rule, the return of Britain as the colonial master, the emergence of the independefnt nation of the Federation of Malaya and the formation of Malaysia. ~ source: http://www.virtualmuseummelaka.com/maritime.htm

STADTHUYS

Constructed in 1650 as the residence of the Dutch Governor and his deputy, the structure reflects Dutch architecture. It is today the "Museum of History and Ethnography". The museum exhibits traditional wedding clothes and artifacts of Melaka, dating back to its days of glory. ~ source wiki

CHRIST CHURCH

Christ Church was built in 1753 by the Dutch. This is the oldest Protestant church in Malaysia. This building stands next to Stadhuys.

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

TAN BENG SWEE CLOCKTOWER

Red Clock Tower was erected in 1886 in honor of a generous Chinese tycoon named Tan Beng Swee thus the name Tang Beng Swee Clocktower. 

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

Photo below is the roundabout near Red Clock Tower or the Tan Beng Swee Clocktower and the Tan Kim Seng Bridge.

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

THE MALACCA FORT

The fort was built during the 15th century. If you noticed the red color of the stone it's because it's made using the laterite stone which is common those days.

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

MALACCA RIVER

Just beside the Malacca Fort is the Malacca River with stunning views.

Malacca, Malaysia Travel Guide

UP NEXT : Things to Do in Malacca, Malaysia.



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