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麻坡地靈人傑聲名遠播

麻坡地靈人傑聲名遠播

文:碧澄 如果說馬六甲因為有各種古跡,名正言順得到“古城”之名,那么麻坡有“文化城”之稱,乃因這兒一路來出現過好些馬華作家,也曾孕育許多華文老師。

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Muar History & Story

How Tangkak got its name?

How Tangkak got its name?

According to local anecdote, Tangkak was explored by seven siblings from Riau Islands. This expedition group led by Lang Mahmud was sailing to Muar with a small boat, then sailed along Sungai Kesang to enter Tangkak river. Due to areas surronding the river is a swamp land, they had to crawl slowly to cross the […]

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About Tangkak

Tangkak

Tangkak

Tangkak is a district capital of Tangkak (was Muar Utara), situated in the northern part of Johor. It lies in close proximity to the neighbouring state of Melaka, especially to Jasin town. Ledang district covers the area at the northern side of Muar River. These below villages and towns are falling under the jurisdiction of […]

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Muar History & Story

Muar History

Muar History

Map of Muar drawn by the Portuguese in 1604. This map described Muar as a port. A triangular shaped fort was built by the Portuguese named FORTALEZA DE MUAR to defend from the attacks of Dutch and Aceh at Sungai Bentayan. This fort went through only two battles at Muar river in 1615 and 1616. […]

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Muar History & Story

Relics of historic Muar

Relics of historic Muar

MUAR: Kings of the roads! Yes, they were indeed. But those days are gone and the trishaws in this historic town are fast turning into “relics”. Only a few are willing to “hire” the trishaws as there are other faster and more comfortable public rides on buses and cabs. Decades ago, there were hundreds of […]

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Heritage

Historical Assets In Muar

Historical Assets In Muar

Old buildings in Muar are part of our history and cultural with each building having its own story. Most of these stories are etched in the older generation’s memories or may have drifted away with the passage of time. Old buildings are in fact historical assets of the society but they are always neglected. Can […]

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