Sunday, 14 February 2016


Malacca has many interesting places to visit. The list of such places as below :

Portuguese village , also known as Mini Lisbon . It is located 5 km from the city of Malacca , which at Ujong Pasir , Malacca . The village has about 1,500 people, comprising 116 families, which the Portuguese and began to gain a foothold in Malacca in 1930 .

The village covers an area of ​​13 acres with 8 acres of settlements and the rest of the school was founded , golf and a children's playground . It is a village that is unique about the lives of the Portuguese in the 16th century and they still practice the language , culture , song and dance Portuguese until today .

The city is the gateway fortress A'Famosa in Malacca. This gate is a relic of Portuguese and a fort that was established at a time.The fortress walls long ago and has four main towers. One of them is the main four-storey tower, while the other is a storage room of weapons, residence of the captain and officers' quarters.

The fort changed hands in 1641 when the Dutch managed to expel the Portuguese from Malacca. They have modified the gate in 1670 which ANNO 1670 can be seen at the gate.

The fortress suffered severe structural damage during the Dutch invasion. When it changed hands to the British, they are very careful about sustainability and directs the bunker was destroyed. It was almost completely destroyed when Sir Stamford Raffles, who visited Malacca and intervene to save the gate from being destroyed because of his interest in history.

Netherlands famous tomb is located in Bandar Hilir next to the replica of the Malacca Sultanate Palace . This tomb was used at the end of the 17th century and has 5 grave Dutch and 33 British graves in the area.

The cemetery was used in two stages between 1670-1682 and 1818-1838 . Among the attractions is the grave of a grave with a high tower which is the tomb of two officers who died during the War of Naning .

Fort St. John was built by the Dutch in 1760 to protect against attacks from the land . At that time, the Malays were restless already set up measures to try to attack Malacca . This is why Fort St. John has a distinctive feature of the cannon overlooking the interior. However , there are also several cannons overlooking the sea .

The fort is located on the Mount Senjuang was the site of a small church dedicated to John the Baptist . At this time , the celebration of St. John the Baptist is celebrated by Catholics on June 23 with the lighting of thousands of candles in the homes of the city.