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Museum: Governor’s Museum

Seri Melaka, built by the Dutch, was the official residence
and office of the Dutch Governor of Melaka when the Dutch ruled Melaka during
the 17th Century. It is located on top of St. Paul’s Hill, next to the ruins of
St. Paul’s Church. During the period of British rule, the building continued to
serve as the residence and office of the British governor of Melaka.

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Ronda-Ronda: Christ Church

The Dutch conquest of Malacca from the Portuguese Empire in 1641 saw the proscription of Roman Catholicism and the conversion of existing churches to Dutch Reformed use. The old St. Paul’s Church at the summit of St. Paul Hill was renamed the Bovenkerk (High Church) and used as the main parish church of the Dutch community.

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