Tue, 24 Nov 2020


MALACCA, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Malacca city, located along the Strait of Malacca, used to be an important trade hub and a knot for cultural exchanges between the East and West. Chinese great navigator Zheng He (1371-1433) and his fleet had visited Malacca five times in his seven voyages.

In 2008, Malacca was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nowadays, Malacca has become a travel hotspot, and its diverse culture still attracts tourists all over the world.

Aerial photo taken on April 11, 2019 shows a view of Malacca, Malaysia. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists walk on a street in Malacca, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists visit the St. Paul's Hill in Malacca, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists cruise on Malacca river in Malacca, Malaysia, Sept. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists overlook the Malacca Strait on the St. Paul's Hill in Malacca, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists cruise on Malacca river in Malacca, Malaysia, June 9, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Aerial photo taken on April 11, 2019 shows the city view of Malacca, Malaysia. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists take photos on the St. Paul's Hill in Malacca, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists visit a Zheng He statue at the Poh San Teng Temple in Malacca, Malaysia, June 9, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Aerial photo taken on April 11, 2019 shows the city center of Malacca, Malaysia. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists cruise on Malacca river in Malacca, Malaysia, June 9, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists visit the Zheng He Gallery in Malacca, Malaysia, June 9, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists visit the Jonker Street night market in Malacca, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists visit the Jonker Street night market in Malacca, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Tourists visit the Jonker Street night market in Malacca, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

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