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Melaka – A city with few relics of a bygone era

Added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2008, Melaka is one of the two cultural heritage sites in Malaysia. Melaka, as a trading port city in early days, and a powerful one at that, had enough wealth to capture the eye of the Portuguese (in 1509), the Dutch (in 1641), and the British (in 1824), who would […]