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Stories and Tips Malacca/Melaka

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Written by manatwork on 01 Jul, 2011

Malacca Town and Penang's George Town were formally inscribed as UNESCO Heritage Sites in 2008.Malacca is rich in culture and it bears several places of historical interests. Tourism is an important industry in Malacca. "Visiting Malacca Means Visiting Malaysia" is a slogan adopted by Malacca…Read More

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A'Famosa Animal World Safari

Written by shammiyap on 12 Jul, 2004

Many people stop at Alor Gajah on the way to Melaka. This is the place where the locals call it - "A'Famosa Resort." A'Famosa Resort consists of a resort, in the forms of bungalow and apartment, a golf course, an Animal World Safari, a Water World,…Read More

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Bukit China

Written by Marianne on 24 Sep, 2004

Bukit China, Melaka's Chinese cemetry, is situated on a hill just outside the city centre. Chinese cemeteries are always built on higher grounds, so the deceased are closer to heaven. As Melaka's climate is hot and humid, it was too far to go on foot…Read More

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Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

Written by Marianne on 24 Sep, 2004

"Welcome to the temple of the Evergreen Clouds," said a friendly, middle-aged man, "Cheng Hoon Teng in Chinese." And he invited me to go inside. A statue of a dragon and a lion stood guard at the entrance. I entered an open courtyard; from here…Read More

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Feet as Small as Lotus Flowers

Written by Marianne on 24 Sep, 2004

Imagine this: feet as small as lotus flowers. Today there is still one old lady in Melaka who has lotus feet. Her feet are only 3 inches long; she has bound feet. When she needs a new pair of shoes she buys them from Wah Aik,…Read More


Written by TracyJay on 13 Feb, 2004

There is not a whole lot of nightlife, but we found a couple of little pubs in walking distance from Red Square and Chinatown. I highly recommend getting out and walking around and finding little pubs where locals hang out. My husband and…Read More

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