Malacca - Melaka

Malacca - Melaka

a historic city centre with Malay, Portuguese and Dutch influence

Location: 

Malacca, Malaysia

Duration: 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Malacca: historical city-state in the south of the Malay Peninsula
  2. City Centre: a colourful mix of Malay, Chinese, Portuguese and Dutch
  3. Sultanate: transforming a fishing village into the first Malay monarchy
  4. Portuguese: capturing the prospering city-state in the early 16th century
  5. UNESCO: together with George Town listed for its historic city centre

Image sources

  1. Malacca City Center
  2. Malacca Straight Mosque
  3. Me playing on a playground
  4. Historic cannon in Malacca
  5. Very old house in Malacca

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