Cultural & Arts

Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple

hindutempleSri Poyatha Moorthi Temple is the oldest 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

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

chenghoontengThe Cheng Hoon Teng temple is a Chinese temple practicing the Three Doctrinal Systems of Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism located at No. 25 Jalan Tokong, Malacca Town, Malaysia. It is the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia.

Jonker Walk

jonkerwalkJalan Hang Jebat, formerly known as Jonker Walk, is known worldwide among serious antique collectors as one of the best places to hunt and bargain for antiques. Nowadays Jonker Walk is in the old Chinatown. Jonker Walk is situated in the heart of Melaka. It's a long narrow five hundred meter street, flanked by old houses dating back to 17th century.

Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum

babanyonyaThe Baba & Nyonya House Museum, also known as the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, is a museum in Malacca, Malaysia. It showcases the local history of ethnic Chinese-Malays called Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan in Malacca.

Kampung Hulu Mosque

kghulumosqueIt is the oldest mosque in Malacca. The mosque is situated north of Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Sri Payyatha Viyanagar Moorthi Temple and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.

St Francis Xavier Church

churchBuilt in 1856, right in the middle of the historical city of Melaka, St. Francis Xavier Church is a twin-spired neo-gothic structure building built in honour of St. Francis Xavier, a prominent 16th-century Catholic missionary. It is situated at Jalan Laksamana.

The Orangutan House

oranutanhouseSet up in 1992 as a studio gallery by internationally-recognized artist Charles Cham, The Orangutan House in Malacca has developed to become one of the most recognizable buildings in Malacca, an iconic landmark of the historical city. At The Orangutan House, visitors can find a range of paintings done by Charles Cham, featuring abstract face and figures painted against bright backgrounds.

Hang Li Poh's Well

hanglipohwellHang Li Po's Well likewise referred to as King's Well, located at the foot of Bukit Cina, beside Sam Po Kong Temple, was installed 1459 by the followers of Princess Hang Li Po as the main source of water system in the town. Princess Hang Li Poh was hitched to the reigning Sultan Mansor Shah in mid-15th century for the polite ties in between China and Malacca. The well was then built under the royal command of Sultan Mansur Shah for Princess Hang Li Poh at the foot of Bukit Cina - a Chinese settlement offered by the Sultan to the Princess as a gift. It was said that after Melaka was dominated by the Portuguese, the Javanese poisoned the water in the well and numerous Portuguese soldiers perished after drinking water out of the well. In 1677, throughout the Dutch guideline, the Dutch enclosed the well within stout walls to keep their rights to the well.