Melaka (Malacca) was founded in 1402 AD by a Sumatran Prince. Later it became the Malacca Empire before taken over by the Portuguese, then Dutch and later British. It's importance was as a spice entreport along the narrow Straits of Malacca joining the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. Melaka was visited by the famous Chinese Ming Dynasty admiral Cheng Ho (Zheng He). According to records, the Princess Hang Li Po with her contingent of Chinese maidens stayed at Melaka as one of the Sultan of Melaka's wives. Melaka was jointly listed with George Town as UNESCO world heritage cities in 2008.
Postcard M-1 (available)Multi-view of Melaka. UNESCO World Heritage.
Postcard M-2 (available)Red Stadhuy of Melaka. Built in 1650 - former official residences of Dutch Governors in Melaka. UNESCO World Heritage.
Postcard M-3 (available)Dutch Stadhuy. Unique oblong shape postcard printed by Tourism Malaysia. UNESCO World Heritage.
Postcard M-4 (available)Melaka famous Jonker Street of historic prewar buildings. UNESCO World Heritage.
Postcard M-5 (available)Night view of Melaka famous Jonker Street of historic prewar buildings. UNESCO World Heritage.