Dutch Square

Dutch Square is surrounded by red painted buildings. It reflects the history of Melaka, the Dutch administration (the Stadthuys, Christ Church), the British colonization (Queen Victoria’s Fountain), and the Chinese settlers (Tan Beng Swee Clock Tower in honor of a generous Chinese tycoon). The Portuguese traces remain at A Famosa.

History or Dutch Square

It was built 1641-1660 on the ruins of a fortress Portugal and is considered the building built in the Dutch colonial style of the oldest in Asia. This used to be the office of Governor and Deputy Governor of the Netherlands and is used as an administrative center of the next government. In 1982, the Dutch Square was transformed into a historical museum showing the history of Malacca, is a colonial building of the Netherlands the oldest and largest in Southeast Asia, with a total area of 49,000 square meters.


Malacca Town Centre