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Baba and Nyonya is also known as Peranakan are one of Chinese noble descendants which adopted the Malays culture. The unique mixture of two cultures is born after the intermarriages between the Chinese and the local Malay. If you want to know Baba and Nyonya lifestyle much better in detail, you should spend time to visit Baba-Nyonya Heritage Museum that located 0.28 km from Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum. This Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum is privately own museum by Baba and Nyonya itself, it was established in 1896. This museum shows the lifestyle of Baba and Nyonya before. The museum house has a very unique and beautiful architecture, especially the interior decoration of the house gives many clues to Malay, Portuguese, Dutch, and Colonial influences that make a Straits-born home unique. Each of the corner of the house has its own story and reasons. It can be said that, each of displayed item in the museum has its own story to tell. Besides that, you will have an opportunity to know Baba and Nyonya family tree. For those who are interested, this museum is open daily from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm on week days, while it extended to open until 5.00 pm during weekend.
Bringing to life 6 centuries of history, Melaka Alive is a ticketed experience among the existing heritage buildings and museums in Melaka. There is Pirate Adventure if you want to become the Pirate for one day, and if not, you still can enjoy the theater which include special effects and historical shows as well as Malaysian arts and crafts. This Melaka Alive is located 0.85 km away from Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum.
The Malacca River is the river that cuts across Malacca town, on its way to the Straits of Malacca. It located 2.1 km away from Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum. For those who wants to see around Bandar Malacca but lazy to walk, then it is recommended to take this cruise. It is so worth it because you are able to sightseeing around Bandar Melaka with a beautiful and romantic environment with your loved one in the cruise!
The Stadthuys is believed to be the oldest-surviving Dutch building in the East. Part of Malacca town square’s prominent Dutch colonial architecture it is a massive bright terracotta-red riverfront building that was once the official residence of Dutch governors and officers. This red old building has a colonial architecture and infrastructure. Of course, it has its own history, so if you interested to know, you should visit this place.
Courtyard @ Heeren Boutique Hotel is three and the half star hotel that located nearest to the Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum, with 0.01 km. Besides that, it have a very unique concept and the most important it is very comfortable, that make you always want to stay there! Each room or suite has been designed in a specific style, combining the Peranakan style with modern elements which offers a taste of the old world combined with the best in modern design and convenience.
If you come to Malacca, and want to have a comfortable and luxury at the same time, then you have to stay at Casa del Rio Melaka. This five-star hotel offer a luxury and spacious bedroom and suites for its guest. Every guest room at Casa del Rio is luxuriously decorated in the same blend of Mediterranean style with a touch of Peranakan flair. This hotel is located 0.14 km away from Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum.