Melaka River Cruise

Melaka River Cruise

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Melaka River, or Malacca River, is a very beautiful sight. But its appeal isn’t just physical. Rond om de rivier speelt de geschiedenis een gigantische rol. The Melaka River was used by the Portuguese in the 16th century to conquer and take over the city. The historic city of Malacca is divided in two by the Melaka River – Red Square on one side and Chinatown on the other.

The river is flanked by several beautiful structures that can be seen from the cruise, including the Dutch Square (or Red Square), traditional villages, and other tourist attractions. The cruise also passes under several ancient bridges that connect the two banks of the river, including a footbridge similar to Venice’s Rialto Bridge.

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Christ Church Melaka

Christ Church Melaka

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The Christ Church Melaka, is one of the most recognizable landmarks of this breathtaking Malaysian city. The church stands on Dutch Square, the center of Dutch power during their rule in the city.

Christ Church Melaka is Malaysia’s oldest functioning Protestant church. While the construction began in 1741, it was not completed until 1753. Before it was built, the Dutch living in the town used the old church at the top of St. Paul’s Hill.

Like most buildings on Dutch Square, Christ Church was built to Dutch standards. It has high, massive walls and columns, a rectangular plan, Dutch roof tiles and granite plinths, all of which would be hallmarks of 18th-century Dutch colonial architecture. The floors are covered with granite blocks and the walls are made of Dutch bricks.

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