11 Sights in Malacca City, Malaysia (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Malacca City, Malaysia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Malacca City, Malaysia.

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1. A Famosa Fortress

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A Famosa (Malay: Kota A Famosa; "The Famous" in Portuguese, also known as Fortaleza Velha Portuguese: the old fortress, and Dutch: Slavenburgh & De Misericorde was a Portuguese fortress built in Malacca, Malaysia, in 1512. The oldest part of the fortress was a five-storey keep which gave its name to the fortress as a whole. Some time following the Battle of Malacca and the occupation of the city by the Dutch, the keep was destroyed but the outer walls of the fortress were reinforced. However, in 1807 the British destroyed most of the fortress. The Porta de Santiago gateway, and the restored Middelburg Bastion, are the only parts of the fortress that remain today. They are among the oldest European architectural remains in Southeast Asia and the Far East.

Wikipedia: A Famosa (EN)

2. Malacca Strait Mosque

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Malacca Straits Mosque is a mosque located on the man-made Malacca Island in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia, which was opened on 24 November 2006 by the Supreme Ruler of Malaysia Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail and was constructed with a cost of about MYR10 million. It was built using the mix of Middle Eastern and Malay craftsmanship and looks like a floating structure when the water level is high. Its structure has two intersecting archways lead to the main entrance and stained glass which covers the space in between the arches. The mosque compound has a 30-metre tall minaret that is also used as a lighthouse.

Wikipedia: Melaka Straits Mosque (EN)

3. Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum

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Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum is a museum located in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. The building is a modern reconstruction of the palace of the Malacca Sultanate, based on the information and data obtained from the Malay Annals. It is made up of hardwood, 'belian' wood and wooden pegs and was constructed in 1984 and became a cultural museum which showcases the history of the region. The museum was officially opened on 17 July 1986 by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

Wikipedia: Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum (EN)

4. Museum of Enduring Beauty

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Beauty Museum or Museum of Enduring Beauty is a museum about beauty standards and concepts in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia, which was opened in 1996. It occupies the top floor of the former Historical City Municipal Council building, originally constructed in the 1960s and believed to be built on top of the ruins of Dutch building, which also houses the People's Museum and Kite Museum at the ground and the upper floor respectively.

Wikipedia: Beauty Museum (EN)

5. St. Paul Church

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Saint Paul's Church is a historic church building in Malacca City, Malaysia that was originally built in 1521, making it the oldest church building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. It is located at the summit of St. Paul's Hill and is today part of the Malacca Museum Complex comprising the A Famosa ruins, the Stadthuys and other historical buildings.

Wikipedia: St. Paul's Church, Malacca (EN)

6. Stadthuys

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The Stadthuys is a historical structure situated in the heart of Malacca City, the administrative capital of the state of Malacca, Malaysia in a place known as the Red Square. The Stadhuys is known for its red exterior and nearby red clocktower. It was built by the Dutch in 1650 as the office of the Dutch Governor and Deputy Governor.

Wikipedia: Stadthuys (EN)

7. Christ Church

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Christ Church, Malacca is an 18th-century Anglican church in the city of Malacca City, Malaysia. It is the oldest functioning Protestant church in Malaysia and is within the jurisdiction of the Lower Central Archdeaconry of the Anglican Diocese of West Malaysia.

Wikipedia: Christ Church, Melaka (EN)

8. Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple

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Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple is the oldest existing/intact Hindu temple in Malaysia and one of the oldest functioning Hindu temples in Maritime Southeast Asia. Located in the state of Malacca, the temple is one of the few existing Chitty temples in Malaysia.

Wikipedia: Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple (EN)

9. Tranquerah Mosque

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Tranquerah Mosque is a mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It was built in 1728 and located next to tomb of Sultan Hussein Shah of Johor and used to be the state mosque of Malacca before the establishment of Al Azim Mosque in 1990.

Wikipedia: Tranquerah Mosque (EN)

10. Kite Museum

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The Rayang Museum is a museum located on the first floor of the People's, Beauty and Rayang Museum Building in Bandar Hillier Jarangota, Malacca. The Kite Museum was inaugurated in September 1995 by the Chief Minister of Malacca's YAB.

Wikipedia: Galeri Layang-layang (MS)

11. Kampung Kling Mosque

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Kampong Kling Mosque is an old mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It is situated at Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.

Wikipedia: Kampung Kling Mosque (EN)


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