Famous Malacca

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Welcome to Malacca

Malacca’s appeal lies in its rich and colourful past. Its 600 years of history is reflected in its ancient buildings, intriguing streets, delectable cuisine and unique cultural heritage.

 

In the 16th century, Malacca enjoyed a reputation as the foremost maritime trading centre in the region.

Merchants came from as far as
Arabia, China, India and Europe to conduct trade in silk, spices, gold and porcelain.

 

So coveted was Malacca by the European powers that it was ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British until the Federation of Malaya was formed on the 31st of August 1957.

 

Come visit Malacca and take a nostalgic journey into its glorious past.

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