One of the oldest remaining Dutch colonial buildings in the Far East, Stadthuys sits in the heart of Melaka. Stop by this landmark building to learn about the history of the city and its various peoples, from Melaka's establishment in 1400 until 1957--the year the Federation of Malaya gained independence. The building formerly served as the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses history and ethnography museums. The earthy tones of the structure and the rest of the colonial-era square make a striking backdrop for photographs. Before you head to Melaka, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Melaka trip itinerary app , to make sure you see all that Melaka has to offer, including Stadthuys.
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  • It is the building of the public office built by the Netherlands in 1650 on the side of the Netherlands Plaza, the highlight of the Malacca sightseeing. The three-storey building was open to the public as a museum of history, and the exhibits are crammed with stuff, but I think there's no harm in dropping by because the prices are cheap.
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  • The bicycle can accommodate 2 adults and a younger kid. These are well decorated with pink, blue and yellow. You can listen to music all the way.  more »
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