"Tiles" Melaka Local Custom Tip by Audrey118

Melaka Local Customs: 30 reviews and 70 photos


Walk along jonker street and observe some of the old Chinese shophouses. Some of them still have at the fron facade partially tiled walls. They are very pretty tiles, in the Straits people fashion. Becos of its antique value, some of the tiles have been pierced out and sold to collectors.

The picture is not of any antique value, but the tiles are equally pretty with our national flower (bunga raya - which mains highway flower..becos it was chosen as our national flowers as years ago it was indeed a popular flower grown along Malay villages, and now even in the city)

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  • Written Jul 22, 2003
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