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    Cheng Hoon Teng Temple (Malacca)

    Malacca Hailed as the ‘historic city’, Malacca has a colourful and interesting past. The Cheng Hoon Teng Temple is one of the places where visitors can gain an insight into the state’s bygone  days. It is also known as the Temple of Bright Clouds. Built in 1646, it is the oldest temple in Malaysia and also outside China. more info…

    Malacca’s Churchs

    Known for its rich and colourful past, Malacca is a destination where visitors can marvel at churches that date back to the 16th century.

    The bright red Christ Church situated at Jalan Gereja is one of the most photographed buildings in Malaysia. Completed in 1753, the building is testament to Dutch architectural ingenuity.
    This prominent icon of Malacca showcases some interesting features, including handmade pews, ceiling beams that are constructed without joints, a brass bible, a tombstone with Armenian inscription and a depiction of ‘The Last Supper’ in glazed tiles. more info…

    Mosques in Malacca

    exhibit various design influences, a testament to its rich and colourful past as a 16th century maritime trading centre that attracted merchants from around the region.

    Among the mosques that showcase foreign influences are the Kampung Hulu Mosque, Kampung Kling Mosque and Tengkera Mosque. more info…

    Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum

    This building is typical of the 19th century Baroque- style homes of wealthy Chinese families. Furnished with Chinese rosewood furniture with a mix of Chinese, Victorian and dutch designs, this longish residence has an interior that opens into a courtyard that admits sun and rain. This museum was the ancestral home of three generations of a Baba nyonya family and is situated along Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock more info…

    Stadthuys

    The Stadthuys is the most imposing relic of the dutch rule in Malacca. it features salmon red walls, heavy wooden doors and wrought-iron hinges. Once the official residence of the dutch governors and their officers, it now houses the Museum of History and ethnography. Next to it is Christ Church, a dutch reformed Church that was constructed in 1753. more info…