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.
Continue reading “Strory of Tranquerah Road…” »
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.
Continue reading “Make your putu piring delicous and get famous” »
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.
Continue reading “Hereenstraat” »
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).
Continue reading “Malacca in love” »
An artist’s impression of the Melaka Habour with the river became an important element during the Melaka Sultanate period (1400s), showing some of the buildings thought to be typical during that period.
Continue reading “Rio de Malacca” »
The data is from 2008 to 2011. Melaka tourist arrival increasing every year..We narrowed it to top 10 countries.
Facts about international tourist arrival (UNWTO World Tourism Organization):
*Tourists (overnight visitors) i.e. a visitor who stays at least one night in a collective or private accommodation in the country visited. Same-day visitors are not included.
*The number of arrivals – not to the number of persons. The same person who makes several trips to a given country during a given period will be counted as a new arrival each time, as well as a person who travels through several countries on one trip is counted as a new arrival each time.
Click to enlarge
Continue reading “Melaka: Top 10 Countries for visitors arrival” »
Bulan ini Zoo Melaka mendapat kelahiran binatang baru iaitu seekor zirafah dan capybara sejak penswastaan pusat berkenaan, Januari lalu.Semua sudah tentu mengenali zirafah iaitu binatang berleher panjang tertinggi di daratan. Tapi apakah itu capybara? Capybara adalah sejenis haiwan daripada keluarga tikus.Dan dalam semua keluarga tikus inilah yang paling besar. Boleh dilihat di Zoo Melaka. Kedua-dua anak haiwan yang baru lahir ini adalah jantan dan terlah dipertontonkan kepada orang ramai.
Continue reading “Zoo Melaka mendapat kelahiran baru” »