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Stadthuys, Melaka

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Architectural Building · History Museum
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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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  • Walked around for a day at the Red Square locations and visited all the various sites. The standout was this museum located next to Christ Church. It has an interesting range of artifacts and... 
    Walked around for a day at the Red Square locations and visited all the various sites. The standout was this museum located next to Christ Church. It has an interesting range of artifacts and...  more »
  • Very interesting museum with some great artefacts and also some dioramas. I’d also hugely recommend the cafe. It doesn’t seem to have a separate listing so I’m mentioning it here! 
    Very interesting museum with some great artefacts and also some dioramas. I’d also hugely recommend the cafe. It doesn’t seem to have a separate listing so I’m mentioning it here!  more »

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