Melaka Off The Beaten Path

  • View from the top of the hill.
    View from the top of the hill.
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  • Colourful trees shelter the graves.
    Colourful trees shelter the graves.
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  • Picturesque headstone.
    Picturesque headstone.
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Melaka

  • 1. Alor Gajah District Museum

    Located in the midle of the Alor Gajah town, this is the best place to find out more about Alor Gajah's history, particulalrly of the Naning War which saw fierce clashes between the British and the...

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  • 2. Fort Wall

    Here's the view of Porta de Santiago from the back. Like the front, the insignia of the Dutch company, VOC is stamped somewhere on the stone relief. Can you see where it is? VOC was a powerful Dutch...

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  • 3. Portuguese Square

    Visit the Portuegese Settlement, inhabited by descendants of the Portuegese who colonised Malacca (as Melaka used to be called) centuries ago. They hardly look Portuegese anymore but retain many...

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  • 4. Merlimau - Tun Teja Mousoleum

    In the history of Melaka, Tun Teja is known for her tragic love story. She is the daughter of palce official Sri Amar Di Raja of Inderapura (now Pahang) who was admired by many during her time,...

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  • 5. Jonker Street

    This is a little eating shop in Jonker's street that has great food for dirt cheap prices. The environment is comfortable and cozy. You will get authentic Melaka food and the Baba cendol. Besides...

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  • 6. St Francis Xavier.

    Ever noticed a white statue near St Paul's church in Melaka, Malaysia? Before you think this is the patron saint of the church, let me just say that it's actually the greatest Christian figure in Asia...

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  • 7. Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur, or "KL" as it is commonly known, is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia and is found midway along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The city's past is still very much...

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  • 8. Johore Bahru

    Johore Bahru is at the southern end of West Malaysia right at the causeway which crosses over to Singapore and is the state capital of Johor Darul Takzim. JB, as its commonly known, is very popular...

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  • 10. St Peter's Church

    This church was quite near our hotel and we visited it on our final morning just before heading off to the bus station. It is very close to the Ramada...

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  • 11. The Sultan's Well

    The Sultan's Well is right next to Poh San Teng Temple. It was constructed in the fifteenth century during the reign of Sultan Mansur Shah. He built it for his...

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  • 12. Po San Teng Temple.

    This little Chinese temple lies at the foot of Bukit China. It was built in1795. It contains images of Kuan Yin - goddess of mercy.We were interested in a...

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  • 13. Bukit China

    On our first afternoon in Melaka we set out to explore Bukit China as it was not far from our hotel. In the middle of the 15th century the Sultan of Melaka...

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  • 14. Temple

    I don't know the name of this temple but it's close to the Wah Teck Kiong Temple, just down the little road that ran between where I stayed at called the Tang...

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  • 15. Ancient Megalith Stones & tomb

    Well, this complex actually not part of Malacca. It's actually located at Pengkalan Kempas, Negeri Sembilan which is on the OLD truck road to Port Dickson...

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  • 16. malacca by night

    malacca by night looked really beautiful. better than during the day.like in the photo, it was along malacca river by night. when i came again the next day...

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  • 17. Dataran Pahlawan

    I was surprised to see this name of a mall in downtown Melaka. In the Philippines, it's Palawan (without the H) - a name of a place with lots of majestic...

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  • 18. Souvenir..

    There is a Orang Utans house at the area of the jonker walk. This shop sell all type of creative decoration's T-Shirt in reasonable price. If you dont feel like...

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  • 19. A' Famosa Water World

    A' Famosa Water World is rated as the largest theme park in Malaysia. Especially designed for family recreation, the 20-acre Water World is fully equipped with...

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  • 20. D-Paradise

    The full name of the resort is D-Paradise Tropical Fruit World and Aboriginal Native Village. It claimed to have the world's largest collections of tropical,...

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  • 21. A’Famosa Safari

    This 150 acres safari has more than 1,000 animals including Sumatran Tigers, Orang Utans, Elephants, Chimpanzees, Cape Giraffes and various types of birds...

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  • 22. The Mall

    When you think of Melaka, first words that come to mind is, it’s beautiful but an old town. Roaming around town made me realize, surprisingly, that it’s not...

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  • 23. Tengkera Mosque

    Seen this one on our way back to KL coming from Melaka proper. Attracted by its green painting, it kept me wondering what it was until I found out it was a...

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  • 24. Melaka Most Active Exhibition Centre

    While in Melaka, beside visiting historical and popular hot tourist spots, you may check out the M.I.T.C (Melaka International Trade Centre) Hall in Ayer Keroh...

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  • 25. Tips Once Entering Melaka via Ayer Keroh

    If you are happen to visit Melaka by entering the Plus Ayer Keroh exit, you can have a visit to the Ayer Keroh Rest Area (not the Ayer Keroh PLUS R&R before...

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