Apr 18, 2010

Malacca the Historical Town

Photo of Christ Church, Malacca Town, Malacca, Malaysia

Malacca is the third smallest Malaysian state, after Perlis and Penang. The capital of this state is Malacca town. A town rich in culture, this historical town centre has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 7, July 2008.

Demographics
Malacca has a population of 759, 000, being composed of

Malays (57%)
Chinese (32%)
Indians, including the Chitty people: minority
Kristang, people with partial Portuguese ancestry: small community
Dutch Eurasian, Eurasians with Dutch ancestry: minority


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25 comments:

EG Wow said...

Wow, the church is such a bright colour!

Kristin said...

It was a sunny afternoon. I found the church and surroundings very colourful and took a photo of it.

Kirigalpoththa said...

Beautiful place!

Eden said...

Lovely place. Thank you for sharing for I never heard about the place yet. I love your picture.Great capture

maiaT said...

Beautiful architecture of the church and great info.
Thanks for sharing.

Serline said...

Nice looking church... the colour scheme looks very similar to my kids' school (http://www.regents-school.com/bangkok/index.php)

Pam said...

A very lovely view of the church with the beautiful flowers in the courtyard.

Dianne said...

the colors are all so vivid!

Dave said...

a very colourful shot

NatureFootstep said...

lots of strong colors here, maybe we can borrow some?

eileeninmd said...

It is a beautiful church, very colorful!

Al said...

I love this photo. The contrast between the green of the plants, the blue of the sky, and the bright color of the church is striking, as is the contrast between the old church and the modern cell tower. Lots to see here!

Gena D said...

Love the architectural style and the vibrant colour!
Gena @ Thinking Aloud
a photoblog

NatureFootstep said...

I am glad you liked my blogs and my world. :)

Linnea W said...

I've heard of Melaka...what a lovely church! I love the clay color. I've been to Malaysia but missed this town...too bad! Thanks for stopping by at my SS.

Ann said...

I love this place, always walk around and climb up the hill.

Marmeladen said...

Wonderful photo and church.

Dina said...

Shalom Kristin.
This is a church with a happy color.
I'm enjoying browsing through your nice blog.
Warm greetings from Jerusalem.

Carver said...

That's a wonderful shot of the church and an interesting post.

JOE TODD said...

Beautiful colorful photo. Is that a reflection of you with camera in a car mirror for your "blog photo"?

Starnitesky said...

Lovely shot of the church. Thanks for visiting my blog.

magiceye said...

well composed and shot and interesting information too
thank you

Rajesh said...

Beautiful church, lovely color.

Kaori said...

I like churches but this one I especially like! The color is so rosy and this photo is beautiful :D

nutmeg said...

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