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. Before you head to Melaka, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Melaka trip itinerary app , to make sure you see all that Melaka has to offer, including Stadthuys.
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  • Tempat ini adalah ikonnya kota Melaka. Gereja peninggalan jaman Portugis yang sangat dilestarikan & dikelola dengan baik. Untuk kesini, kalau gak lewat travel agent, kamu tinggal pergi ke TBS (termina...  more »
  • It was the same as before. There's the history of this place which you can easily Google, but what made this place a tourist attraction is probably the herd instinct. People go there because people we...  more »
  • The Dutch Red House is the city Hall of Malacca, the museum has a number of times of cultural exhibits, feel like a folk village, talk about not too many special, and then look at it is not wrong.
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  • Love the slogan posted in The Stadthuys "Don't mess with Melaka". The structure is believed to be the oldest-surviving Dutch building in the East. The place display the typical featurea of Dutch colonial architecture with massive walls, windows and chunky doors with wrought-iron hinges. Theres also an old trian located at the back of Stadthuys.
  • One of the Historical Places in Malaysia, you can go there enjoy your day , see difference between city and this place, good memory
  • many museums here. The historical museum need to pay RM 10 for foreigners and RM5 for Malaysians. Children half price. Others museums are free
  • The iconic red building in Melaka. You can enter the museum or just wandering around the area with flowery rickshaw.
  • Legacy of the Dutch reign in Malacca in the 15th century. Its uniquely red exterior walls, together with the rows of vividly coloured, decorated trishaws infront of it have attracted large numbers of local and foreign tourists. The buildings, vehicles, and of course, the people that are attired in a kaleidoscope of colours provide a rich sensory experience - sights and sounds - for visitors to the square. Don't miss the experience!

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