European style in Malaysia
24.09.2005 - 24.09.2005
Malaka is the last destination of one day trip in Sept 24, 2005. It is quite long distance to visit this place from Kuala Lumpur (KL). Even, when we went there, We were almost getting lost as we used private car and passed many silent streets. Probably not the correct way, but finally we arrived there.
Malaka is a part of Malaysia where it was collonized by many european coutries, such as Pertugal, Dutch, British, and also Japan in 2nd world war. That is the reason why so many ancient european style building are in here. The nice place is the hill that you can see the beach. Before that, you can find many old buildings, such as: Satdhuys building as the residence place of european people when they collonized this place. When you go up to the top of the hill, you will find the Franciscus Xaverius church. From the tale story, during missionary works in Malaysia including Indonesia, Saint Franciscus Xaverius stayed in this church. Unfortunately, this church is heavily destroyed. It remains only the stone floor and some part of the church wall. Some written stones were there with story inside.