Saturday, June 12, 2010

Malacca Queen Victoria Fountain

Malacca Queen Victoria Fountain
Situated at the Dutch Square in Malacca, the Queen Victoria fountain provides an irresistible backdrop for tourists to take photos.

Malacca Queen Victoria Fountain
In 1824, the British and Dutch signed the Anglo-Dutch Treaty. The British obtained the ownership of Malacca by exchanging Bencoolen of Sumatra with the Dutch.

Malacca Queen Victoria Fountain
The British set up the Malay Peninsula Strait Settlements in 1826. The Strait Settlements was composed of Penang, Malacca and Singapore. It was under the rule of the British East India Company Governor.

Malacca Queen Victoria Fountain
The Queen Victoria Fountain was built in 1904 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria of United Kingdom. After more than hundred years, the Queen Victoria Fountain is still standing tall at the Dutch Square.

Related Links :
Malacca Christ Church

Malacca Dutch Stadhuys

Malacca Portuguese A Famosa

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