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Top 09 Places to Visit in Malacca



Visit in Malacca, the historical city in Malaysia.

Malaysia is home to the ancient city of Malacca. The Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan culture is the most noticeable aspect of this place. In Malaysia, the Peranakan people still maintain their traditional combination of practices, food, and culture. Malaysia is home to the ancient city of Malacca. The Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan culture is the most noticeable aspect of this place. In Malaysia, the Peranakan people still maintain their traditional combination of practices, food, and culture.

The city of Malacca, which is considered the capital of Malacca, is also known as Melaka. Malacca is located in the coastal state of southwestern Malaysia. The ancient colonial influence is seen throughout the region. Malacca’s famous Chinatown is interesting with its old shops on Jonker Street and its famous nightlife. There are many places to visit in Malacca. Ancient Chinese Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Ancient Kampung Klin Mosque and other places of special ancient value.

Moreover, Malacca’s beautiful geographical environment, beautiful beaches, accommodation full of modern amenities, interesting shopping, and of course the Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan culture will attract you to Malacca.

01) Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum

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Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum, also known as Muzium Istana Kesultanan Melaka. Based on facts and figures taken from Malay chronicles, the structure is a contemporary reproduction of the palace of the Sultanate of Malacca. It was built in 1984 and converted into a cultural museum showcasing the history of the area. It consists of solid wood (for its frame), “belian” wood (for its roof) and wooden sticks. The museum was officially opened on 17 July 1986 by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

One of the reasons why the beautiful landscape of this museum looks even more beautiful is that it is built next to Mount St. Paul. This palace is a wooden replica of a palace of Sultan Mansur Shah who lived in the 15th century. There are 03 floors and it is divided into 08 chambers. In this museum you will find a collection of beautiful artefacts including various weapons, traditional clothing, Jewellery, decorative arts, and various brass items used at that time.

General Information :

AddressSt Paul’s Hill, Jalan Kota, Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia
Opening HoursClosed on Mondays. Open to visitors on Tue-Sun from 9 am to 5 pm
Maintained ByMalacca Museum Corporation (T.P : +60 (0)6-282 6526)

02) Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum

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This museum is also known as Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, Baba Nyonya House Museum.

Chan Kim Lay established this museum. The street where this museum is located is called Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock and the luxury of this past house is so much that the street is also called “Millionaire’s Row”. These townhouses, which were magnificent specimens of Sino-Palladian architecture when they were built in 1896, were later converted into a traditional Peranakan museum.

The Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum reflects the local history of the ethnic Chinese-Malays of the Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan culture. The museum is also famous for its exquisite wood carvings, wooden sculptures, beautiful furniture and porcelain.

The museum has hand-painted tiles, intricately carved teak swing doors. They are all connected by a covered plinth and a solid inner door that adds further security. Also there is a short canopy of Chinese tiles on the upper story that frame shuttered windows in an almost Venetian manner.Also noteworthy is the collection of exclusive black wood furniture with gold-plated, mother-of-pearl inlays.

General Information :

Location 48-50, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Malacca, Malaysia
OpenClosed on Mon to Thu. Open on Friday to Sunday from 10 am to 4.15 pm
WebsiteOfficial website

03) A Famosa Fort

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Famosa is a fort in Malacca. This fort was built in 1512 by a Portuguese leader, Alfonso de Albuquerque. A very powerful fort and administrative center in the past, A Famosa is a large fort spread over a beautiful hillside in Malacca. But today only a white gate known as the Porta de Santiago and the restored Middleburg Bastion remain.

A Famosa fort is located about 600 meters east of St. Paul’s Church. Famosa Fort is a strong fort that includes hospitals, 5 churches, oblong sections and 4 main towers. The oldest part of this fort consisted of five floors. The name A Famosa arose for this fort.

General Information :

Address Jalan Parameswara, Bandar Hilir, Alor Gajah, Malacca, Malaysia
Open All Days / 24 Hour
ConditionRemaining a few structures. Largely destroyed

04) Jonker Street

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Jonker Walk or Jonker Street is located in the Chinatown area of ​​Malacca. Starting from the Malacca River near the Stadthuis, this street is lined with many interesting places such as antique houses, delicious food stalls, music venues, antique shops, textiles, handicrafts, souvenir shops, etc.

A wide variety of drinks are available from the lively bar. A lively street party is available on Badu Jonker Street with delicious food such as the famous bak chang, dim sum and popiah, grilled meat and fish on skewers.

On the days of this Jonker Street night market, the traffic is blocked until 12 midnight due to the daily activities of the street. It turns into a night market every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6 pm onwards.

05) Christ Church Melaka

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This church is an 18th century Anglican church in Malacca. Christ Church Melaka, the oldest Protestant church in Malaysia, belongs to the Lower Central Archdiocese of the Anglican Diocese of W/Malaysia. Christ Church Melaka was built by the Dutch.

A beautiful red brick building, the church is topped by a large white cross. Plaques honoring Dutch soldiers and local residents, as well as 200-year-old handmade feathers, ornate fans and other items can be found inside the cathedral. A gift shop is located behind the church where you can buy some unique souvenirs.

General Information :

AddressJalan Gereja, Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia
OpenEveryday from 9 am to 4.30 pm

06) The Stadthuys

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Stadthuis is an old Dutch word meaning town hall. The Stadthuis, located in what is known as the Red Square of Malacca City, is a historical landmark. The Stadthuis is well known for its red exterior and red clock. Built by the Dutch in 1650 as the Dutch Governor’s Office.

Stadthuis, one of the oldest surviving sites in Malacca, houses the Museum of History and Ethnography, which showcases Malacca’s history, local customs, etc., and behind it the Literary Museum with historical records and local legends, maps, prints and photographs.

General Information :

AddressJalan Gereja, Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia

07) St Paul’s Church

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St. Paul’s Church is a historic church in Malacca and was built in 1521. It was built by a Portuguese fidalgo (noble) and Captain Duarte Coyo as a tribute to the Virgin Mary for saving the captain’s life during a storm at sea.

It is the oldest church structure in Southeast Asia and Malaysia. It can be found at the top of St. Paul’s Hill. The church was originally known as Nossa Senhora da Annunciada (Our Lady of the Annunciation).

A roofless, fern-covered church that has stood in ruins for more than 150 years, it has become a sanctuary with spectacular surroundings.

General Information :

AddressJalan Kota, Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia
AttractionsInterior, Old Portuguese tombstones, outdated lighthouse.

08) Menara Taming Sari

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The Melaka Menara Tamin Sari in Malacca is a striking modern structure. It is also known as Taming Sari Tower. It is considered to be the first and tallest gyro tower in Malaysia. Its height is 110 meters and has 24 floors. The landmark is located at Jalan Merdeka in the famous Bandar Hilir area. It has a viewing platform with a good vantage point over the city of Malacca.

Menara Taming Sari, Mahakota Perahera Mall, Dataran Pahalwan Megamal are all within 5 minutes walking distance from this location.

General Information :

AddressJln Merdeka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia
Open All days from 10.00 am to 11.00 pm


01) What makes Malacca unique?

One of the most popular tourist locations in Malaysia is Malacca, which is renowned for its distinctive heritage. Malacca was formerly a renowned international trading center in the East with a very vital state position for trade routes.

02) Who established Malacca?

Paramesvara a Sumatran prince who fled his native Palembang due to a Javanese attack, established himself in Tumasik (current-day Singapore) for a short time before settling in Malacca in the latter half of the 14th or the beginning of the 15th century.

03) What are the famous Food Locals Love to Eat in Malacca?

There are many foods including Chicken rice balls, Coconut shake, Satay celup, Durian cendol and Peranakan/Nyonya dishes.

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