Malacca City is the capital of Malacca, the third smallest Malaysian state. The city, along with George Town of Penang, became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008. Malacca has spent periods of time under alternating Portuguese, Dutch and British rule, and the city's rich historical heritage is evident in its unique architecture and culture.
Malacca lies on both sides of the Malacca River, and the city has grown out from the historic center consisting of the Dutch Square and St. Paul's Hill o... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2017 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.