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Stadthuys, Melaka

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History Museum Architectural Building
One of the oldest remaining Dutch colonial buildings in the Far East, Stadthuys sits in the heart of Melaka. Stop by this landmark building to learn about the history of the city and its various peoples, from Melaka's establishment in 1400 until 1957--the year the Federation of Malaya gained independence. The building formerly served as the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses history and ethnography museums. The earthy tones of the structure and the rest of the colonial-era square make a striking backdrop for photographs. To visit Stadthuys and other attractions in Melaka, use our Melaka holiday planner.
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  • Only myr5 for Malaysian, for us to revise our history with some painting and modal. However, it shall start according the beggining of melaka, and more description about how the dutch use the stadhuy ...  more »
  • good to see and the view after the short climb here is great too.. there is parking lot nearby this place.  more »
  • Stretching "the whole length" along the east side of the Dutch Square (Malacca's "number-one" tourist site), this long building also has a long history behind it since it was the municipal building or...  more »
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  • The centre of the old town, Melaka. Nice building. Sometimes, there are so many tourist that will make you feel really chaotic. Cross the bridge, follow the small alleys is quite interesting.
  • Historical place worth taking picture for. Do walk around the surroundings and visit the nearby Jonker walk too. Try one of the colourful trishaw which will change its decoration according to current trend.
  • Historical place. If you visit Malaysia, dont forget to go to melaka. This is world heritage place.
  • Historic. Crowded on the weekends and holidays. All in all, a good tourist hotspot to visit if you're in Melaka.
  • Popular tourist photo stop and gathering place. Otherwise nothing much of note.