Exploring Malacca–Malaysia’s Oldest City and an UNESCO City

8 Heeren Street inside

This historic city, established in 1403 by a Malay Hindu sultan, spent centuries as Southeast Asia’s most important trading port, due to its strategic location at the choke point of the Straits of Malacca and the the protection its port provided from the monsoon winds. The oldest, most historic section of town is [Read more …]