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Malaysia’s Two Heritage Towns: From Georgetown to Melaka

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2. Posted by Swept Away (Travel Guru 1113 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Is this UNESCO heritage tittle for sale?

If all places are to be called heritage sites, its looses it meaning.

I have been to both places. I loved it, especially Goerge Town.

I am not a big fan of my country and especially my hometown.
BUT IF THAT TINY FORT in Goerge town is a UNESCO heritage site, the FORT in my town should also be given the status. That fort is so tiny and its made of bricks. We have a LIMESTONE fort built by the Spaniards and its much larger. And its a place of worship with a living culture that has been preserved for centuries.

Melaka is charming, but some travellers may not like it as much as I did. Uhm, MACAU is so much better! You go there to see a tiny RED church, WHICH IS NOT THE ORIGINAL COLOR! I feel guilty coz I did love it! I mean I never praised our churches back home. That little red church is just a tiny chapel in some "nobody cares" town in some impoverished city in my country.

I loved both places, but don't expect too much, especially if you don't the luxury time.

3. Posted by jikgoe (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Be optimistic and enjoy the planet! Life is too short, isn't it?

4. Posted by lzl (Respected Member 102 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

I've only being to Melaka but loved it, found the local people very friendly over there.

5. Posted by Swept Away (Travel Guru 1113 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

I met really nice pakistanis in Melaka.