Malaysia had been bidding for the prestigious listing since 2004. And the historical site of Malacca has finally been listed as World Heritage Sites a much sought after listing by nations across the globe.
The Stadthuys, was once a centre of the Dutch administration in Melaka and housed the quarters of its governors and officers.
The Malacca River signifies the emergence of Malay Sultanate of Malacca, it marks the beginning and ending of each war, it was one of the main factors attracted foreign colonization, and it was the place where Melaka began.
Melaka will never be gifted with the glorious history in the past without the existence of Malacca River.This red building was built between 1641 and 1660 on the ruins of a Portuguese fort.This red building was built using bricks imported from Zecland, and is believed to be the oldest Dutch building in the East.