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Saturday, 1 June 2013

Malacca Trishaws at the Stadthuys

This is a new card showing the exact place that the Trishaws are located in Malacca. In the background you can see the Christ Church of Malacca .


At Malacca, the old Dutch colony of Malaysia's historic city, stands the grand and majestic Stadthuys.

This historical edifice dominates Malacca's renowned Dutch Square, or also known as the Red Square because of the crimson coloured old buildings there. Also located at the Square is Christ Church, the former Dutch Reformed Church of Malacca, where the pious Dutch people of the town had long before often congregated.
It is said that the Stadthuys is probably the oldest remaining Dutch colonial building left in Southeast Asia. However, the history of the Stadthuys remains somewhat of a mystery. Records of its construction have now either been lost in time or perhaps still buried in some forgotten archive, yet to be discovered. All that is known about the age of the building is that it was built shortly after Malacca was captured by the Dutch in 1641.



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