Category Archives: Melaka

masjid tengkera

Strory of Tranquerah Road…

masjid tengkera

The Tengkera Mosque

Found this old news article about Tranquerah. Tranquerah is Tengkera. Along the Tengkera road, there are not many tourist attraction. Tengkera is well known for the old Mosque built in 1728 – Masjid Tengkera. The mosque design unique to Melaka like Kampung Kling and Kampung Hulu mosque. Strong Chinese and Sumatran influences in the mosque design.

Now Tranquerah road are used by people to go from the city central to other side of the city like Klebang for eating places along the coast, enjoy coconut shake or picnic at Putri Beaches. I also don’t really aware about the hidden history of Tranquerah until I read the article. Quite a bloody story that can be made into History Channel.

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— asmaliana

putu piring

Make your putu piring delicous and get famous

Photos of Putu Piring Stall, Melaka
This photo of Putu Piring Stall is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Actually it’s quite straight forward to list your restaurant on famous customer review website like tripadvisor. Once the list is ‘on’ your restaurant will get a global attention. With the power of share button, your homemade recipe will get viral and be the next online celebrity.

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— asmaliana

no8 hereen street

Hereenstraat

Now it is Hereen Street (Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock), during Dutch control they called it Hereenstraat. According to history, Dutch Malakka (1641–1825) was the longest period that Malacca was under foreign control. On Hereenstraat, also known as ‘First Class Gentleman Street’ in Dutch . This was because the town was segregated by class on that time. Some of these era houses have been converted in to hotels like Hotel Puri. Also private museum like Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum.
no8 hereen street

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— asmaliana

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Malacca in love

Jalan Ong Kim Wee Melaka also can be a good choice for accommodation during trip to Melaka. Because it will balance your distance of travel around main point. Like Jonker Street, Banda Hilir or your shopping spree at Aeon Bandaraya Melaka or Tesco. So from Jalan Ong Kim Wee the distance to Jonker Street is about 1 kilometer. Started after Jalan Hang Tuah where local public universities UteM and UiTM located. Also the UTC (Urban Transformation Center).
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— asmaliana