• We came across this madrassah on a sandy, quiet lane on the west side of town. Islam, practiced by some 66% of the population, is the dominant religion in Malacca, having arrived with a cohort of Muslim traders including Indians, Turks, Arabs and Persians, around the 15th century.

Photography by David Hagerman

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