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World Heritage Site #1223 :: Melaka, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca

World Heritage Site #1223 :: Melaka, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca

Table of Contents Tourist Attraction Dining 3D Panorama Melaka and George Town, historic cities of the Straits of Malacca have developed over 500 years of trading and cultural exchanges between East and West in the Straits of Malacca. The influences of Asia and Europe have endowed the towns with a specific multicultural heritage that is […]

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Travel Tip & Travelogue @ Melaka

Go: Cruising down Venice of the East

Go: Cruising down Venice of the East

By PHILIP LIM The history of Malacca is about 700 years, perhaps older. PHILIP LIM goes on a river cruise and enjoys vistas of the ancient and modern. IF you are new to Malacca, one of the most pleasant ways of getting acquainted with the Unesco World Heritage Site (since 2008) is to take a […]

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Hard Rock Cafe Melaka Eyes Sales Of RM1 Million A Month

Hard Rock Cafe Melaka Eyes Sales Of RM1 Million A Month

MELAKA, June 10 (Bernama) — Melaka’s new tourism product, Hard Rock Cafe, which will be built on the World Heritage Site in Jonker Walk, is expected to generate sales of RM1 million a month. Chairman of Hard Rock Cafe Enterprise (M) Sdn Bhd, Tan Sri Syed Yusoff Syed Nassir, said the cafe was expected to […]

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Malacca's no-smoking zones mark a first for Malaysia

Malacca’s no-smoking zones mark a first for Malaysia

MALACCA – The Malaysian state of Malacca will be the first in the country to introduce public no-smoking zones from June 15. The five designated areas are the 4.2 sq km World Heritage City, the Malacca International Trade Centre in Ayer Keroh, Taman Melaka Raya, and the entire town centres of Alor Gajah and Jasin. […]

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The Malacca World Heritage Conference Links Tourism, Heritage and Culture in Malaysia – July 2011

The Malacca World Heritage Conference Links Tourism, Heritage and Culture in Malaysia – July 2011

World Heritage sites are iconic tourist attractions in most countries, experiencing similarly dynamic growth in tourism, from international and domestic markets. The overall mission of the sustainable tourism program is to aid the World Heritage Committee and the site management using tourism as a positive force to retain WH site values and to help mitigate […]

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Malacca’s monorail service comes to a stop

Malacca’s monorail service comes to a stop

By ALLISON LAI MALACCA: Barely two months after its grand launch to mark Malacca’s developed state status, the city’s RM15.9mil monorail line has ground to a halt owing to a host of problems. Launched on Oct 20, the monorail has been idle for a month after developing problems with its wheels and software system. The […]

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Melaka Sightseeing Tip :: Malacca Duck Tours

Melaka Sightseeing Tip :: Malacca Duck Tours

This tourist product was introduced in the end of 2009 and it’s dubbed as Malaysia’s first land-and-sea escapade. This tour ‘duck-bus’, an amphibious transport truck developed by the United Stated during WWII is another adventurous way to explore Melaka. – The journey takes about 45 – 60 minutes, with a half of time on land […]

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Melaka :: History

Melaka :: History

Melaka History Melaka is known as a historically rich state and is recognised as one which epitomised the spirit of a nation, forged through the crucible of a tumultuous and intricate history. Melaka was founded by Parameswara (or Raja Iskandar) the last Malay ruler of Temasik (ancient Singapore) in 1396 when he and his followers […]

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