CHENG HOONG TENG TEMPLE
This is a oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia. Its ceremonial masts tower over the roofs of centuries – old Melaka Houses. Inside are carvings, statues and porcelain and glass animals. Carves flower decorate the roof.
PORTA DE SANTIAGO
This gateway is the one of the few surviving vestige of the famous Old Portuguese fortress. The British demolished the walls in 1807. When they occupied the fortress from the Dutch during the Napoleonic wars. Today, it is synonymous with the state of Malacca.
ST. PAUL’S CHURCH
First built as a chapel in 1521,this church stands on Residence Hill. It was use by St. Francis Xavier during his visit to Malacca. Renamed several teems, the church was finally called St. Paul’s when Malacca fell to the Dutch. It was used by the Dutch until 1753 when they moved into a new church and relegated St. Paul’s as a burial ground for their notables.
DUTCH SQUARE ( STADTHUYS )
These are believed to be the oldest Dutch building in the East ( Circa 1641 and 1660 ). Thick masonry walls and heavy hard-wood doors and windows with wrought iron hinges are testimony to the solidity of the Hollander’s masonry and woodwork.
A definite haven for antique collectors and bargain hunters. Authentic artifacts and relics, some dating as far back as 300 years, can be found among a host of interesting collectibles, each with its own history and mystery. Jalan Hang Jebat, formerly known as Jonker Street, is known worldwide among famous antique collectors as one of the best places to hunt and bargain for antiques.