Malacca is a famous historic port town on the west coast of Malaysia. As one of the most important ports on the old Asian trading route, Malacca is packed full of historic buildings: restored Chinese shop-houses, colonial European buildings, temples, mosques, churches and forts.
Today Malacca also boasts nearly 40 museums on diverse topics. The lovely Malacca River meanders through the historic district, adding extra charm. Malacca is also famous for local specialty dishes and the weekend-long Jonker Walk night markets.
These 36 photos present the diversity and colorful life of Malacca.
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