KL 2017 The Malacca Fort

The next morning, we had breakfast in the hotel as the stay includes breakfast.

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It’s a set breakfast with toast, hotdog and omelette, with coffee.

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After breakfast, we walked to the Red Square area again. This time we followed a group of tourists to the Malacca Fort.

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This reconstructed Middleburg Bastion was constructed by the Dutch around 1660. It provided extra security to the port and Malacca River.

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The bastion is equipped with cannons.

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A turret serves as a lookout point and keeping watch.

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The stone that was used to build the fort is strangely porous.

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KL 2017 Jonker Walk

After rested our feet at Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall, we continued our venture to Jonker Walk.

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Jonker Street is now known as Jalan Hang Jebat. It is the China town of Malacca. The building with lanterns is San Shu Kong which sell local food product.

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The street is decorated with traditional umbrellas and lanterns.

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Jonker Walk is lined with old houses with Baba and Nyonya heritage. Continue reading