Thursday, May 31, 2012
When you visit Melaka, don't forget to visit one of the houses. It is some of the best example of RUMAH MELAKA. And don't forget to take picture of them wrom Meith you in front of them and at it's famous TANGGA BATU.(This picture taken from Melaka Tourism calendar, together with their address for easier to search for the location).
Sunday, May 6, 2012
One of the most beautiful example of Rumah Melaka which have a complete chriteria of Rumah Melaka, with it's beautiful decoration, a small " Rock stairs" or 'Tangga Batu' and a beautiful flower and herbs garden and can be a new attraction when you visit to Melaka. It is located at Kampung Pengkalan Batu, Batu Berendam, Melaka.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
These scenario were famous even during the last 60's and 70's where several buses arrange by tour agents brings dozens of foreign tourist visiting Traditional Rumah Melaka, sometime even up to 10 buses stop at several places of these traditional Rumah Melaka per day for a visit and they took a lot of pictures. They usually stay there for the visit for almost an hour ...
The famous routes were along Jalan Melaka -Muar, where many traditional Rumah Melaka can be seen along the road, especially in Umbai, and Serkam area...!!
2. Victoria Fountain, at "Dutch Square" or "Melaka Red Square"
1. Take a picture at "TANGGA BATU" at Rumah Melaka.
Monday, December 26, 2011
Melaka traditional house with it's famous unique form of the stairs called "ROCK STAIRS" or "TANGGA BATU"made of bricks and concrete. The stairs structure have some of Chinese architecture with unique and colourful tiles design which is imported from Europe, Holland, Japan and China.
The use of colourful tiles design shows that the influence of Malay, Chinese and European cultural mix and this has make it an identity of a Malay house like the "tangga batu" of "Rumah Melaka".
Various stair designs and styles exist in this architecture with the touch of local expert craftmanships during that time. The stairs also represents the status of the owner of the house during those days. The rich usually use expensive tiles imported from European or China.
Tangga rumah tradisional Melaka sememangnya terkenal dengan ciri binaannya yang diperbuat dari batuan konkrit. Struktur tangga ini bercirkan senibina dari negara China dengan dihiasi jubin-jubin (tiles) yang berwarna warna yang dimport dari Eropah seperti Holland dan Jepun.
Penggunaan jubin-jubin yang berwarna-warni ini menampakkan pertembungan budaya Melayu, China dan Eropah, dan ciri inilah yang menjadi identiti utama senibina rumah Melayu Melaka.
Pelbagai variasi tangga yang wujud dalam senibina ini dengan sentuhan tukang-tukang rumah yang mahir pada zaman tradisi. Tangga juga melambangkan status penghuninya suatu masa dahulu.