The Baba Nyonya culture

One of Malacca’s most distinctive attractions is none other than the Peranakan or Straits Chinese, Chinese migrants who intermarried with the locals and settled here during the early 1400s.

Over time, they assimilated Malay language and customs into their lives, and created a fusion culture of their own.

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