Muzium Islam Melaka - Things to Know Before Visiting
Jalan Kota, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia
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About Muzium Islam Melaka
The Melaka Islamic Museum is a museum about Islam in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museum exhibits the mixture of traditional Islamic arts with local and international craftsmanship. There are eight main exhibition areas arranged in chronological order on historical perspective of the introduction of Islam to Melaka and its spread to the rest of Malaysia.
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Originally built in 1521, making it the oldest church building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. It is located at the summit of St. Paul's Hill and is today part of the Malacca Museum Complex comprising the A Famosa ruins, the Stadthuys and other historical buildings.
The Gallery of Admiral Cheng Ho is a gallery about Zheng He in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The gallery displays Zheng He's journey to Southeast Asia and his great legacy in international relations where he established the great affiliations between Ming Dynasty and African and Asian countries leading to prosperous and fair trade among them.
A nice cruise through Melaka River getting an overview of the area. You can see nice restaurants, bars and shops scatter along the river and understand the history and the significances of the buildings.
The History and Ethnography Museum is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The historical section of the museum displays the history of Malacca from its establishment in 1400 until 1957, the year Malaya gained independence. The ethnography section of the museum portrays the lifestyle and culture of various communities and sub-communities of Melaka including the Malays, the Chinese, the Indians, the Portuguese, the Baba and Nyonya, the Chetti and Chitty communities.
Former Portuguese fortress, among the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Southeast Asia. The Porta de Santiago, a small gatehouse, is the only part of the fortress that still remains today.
A modern reconstruction of the palace of the Melaka Sultanate showcasing the history of the region.
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Discover More Attractions in Malacca, Where Muzium Islam Melaka Is Located
Famous for its unique history and is one of the major tourist destinations in Malaysia. With a highly strategic state position for international trade routes, Malacca was once a well-known international trade center in the East.