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Private Tour: Malacca Malaysia Day Trip from Singapore including Lunch
"Visit Malaysia's most historical city which has seen the rise and fall of major empires struggling to retain their foothold in the region. Malacca was governed by the Malay Sultanate Portuguese Dutch and British who have left behind a wealth of the past evident in Malacca medieval charm picturesque buildings multi-racial population and narrow streets. This Malacca Malaysia private tour includes a visit to historic sites such as St.Paul's Hill where St.Francis Xavier was interned
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Historical Malacca Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur including Lunch
"After pickup from your Kuala Lumpur hotel you'll travel approximately two hours south in a comfortable air-conditioned coach on a day trip to Malacca the oldest trading port in Malaysia. On this Malacca day tour you'll learn from your expert guide how the Malay Sultanate Portuguese Dutch and English ruled in Malacca and you'll see evidence of their history in the picturesque buildings and narrow streets.First you'll visit Dutch Square (Stadthuys) to see the striking red 17th-century buildings that were once the offices of t take a short walk up St Paul's Hill for a panoramic view of Malacca the Malacca Strait and the old town center called Bandar Hilir. You'll see the ruins of St Paul's Church and note the intricately decorated 17th century Dutch tombstones that line the interior. After taking in the views from St Paul’s Hill
From $88.00
 
Private Tour: Historical Malacca Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur including Lunch
"Approximately 2 hours south of Kuala Lumpur is historical Malacca the third smallest state in Malaysia and one of the oldest and most strategic trading ports in Malaysia which has undergone Portuguese Dutch and English rule. Visit St. Paul's Hill for a panoramic view of Malacca and its straits as well as the old town of Bandar Hilir. View the famous gateway the well known Portuguese Fort de Santiago and the ruins of St. Paul's Church lined by 17th century Dutch tombstones. Malacca is most well-known for its food. Most notable of all is the Nyonya-Baba cuisine which is a mixture of Chinese and Malay cooking the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia
From $135.00

More General in Melaka

NO SHORTAGE OF " MELAKA" SIGNS

While wandering around Melaka i noticed that the name of the town was on display in several places, probably for the benefit of tourists to pose for photographs. There is one on the bridge by Jonker...
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davidjo
Mar 30, 2016

HOW CHENG HO BECAME A EUNUCH

During my visit to Cheng Ho's Museum i was surprised to learn that he was a eunuch and even more surprised and horrified to find out how this operation was carried out in the olden times. I almost...
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davidjo
Mar 28, 2016

MUSICIANS PRACTICE BY THE RIVER

After dinner we decided to hang around by the river as it was not yet time to retire to bed at the guest house. We reached an small open area by Padang Nyiru which was by the bridge at the end of...
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davidjo
Mar 28, 2016

I WAS SURPRISED THAT THEY EVEN CLEAN THE RIVER

I must take my hat off to the Melaka authorities who have at least two boats that go up and down the Melaka River and clean it. There is a device at the front of the boat that manages to remove all...
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davidjo
Mar 27, 2016

GREAT INFORMATION ON THE STREETS OF MELAKA

Throughout the World Heritage area you will not be far from an information board that shows a map of the area with all the attractions and indicates where you are. This is very helpful as you may find...
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davidjo
Mar 27, 2016

Melaka Snacks

melaka has a variety of small snacks . Local specialties include the squid balls and fish balls and shrimp balls, the exotic nasi lemak flavored crackers, my favorite assorted prawn and lobster...
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machomikemd
Jun 25, 2014
 
 
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Melaka City

The Historic Old City in Melaka, located at the central part of the city (with Bukit China) is the UNESCO World Heritage Site, while other parts of Melaka are not and are actually major parts of a...
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machomikemd
Jun 24, 2014

Money Exchange Shops

Buying lots of souvenirs and food tasting along the Old Town of Malacca can really be a drain in your wallet! so if you have not exhanged enough of your local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and need to...
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machomikemd
Jun 24, 2014

Melaka Tourist Information Center

If you are lost for directions on going to the different attractions around Melaka, or if your tour company have forgotten to give you a map of the places around Melaka or you forgot to download the...
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machomikemd
Jun 20, 2014

Free Wifi at Some Establishments

why go on Internet Roaming when you travel when the price of internet roaming is more atrocious than calling on your smarphone when some of the establishments in Melaka, including , various hotels,...
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machomikemd
Jun 20, 2014

Powerdrinks, Ion Replacement Drinks

all those walking and hiking along the various attractions along Jonkers Walk, Jalan Kota, St. Paul Hill, Stadhuys and more would leave you thirsty and dehydrated due to the tropical heat and...
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machomikemd
Jun 20, 2014

How to find the objects.

I have put links to Google Map in my tips to make it easier to find the objects mentioned, when possible to get the right position. The links are marked in italics. Unfortunately Google Map isn't very...
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Askla
Dec 22, 2012

The riverside

Melaka has a beautiful riverside and there are many cruises you can take to Kampung Morten, 45 minutes away. It is very picturesque especially at nighttime, just to take a walk past the twinkling...
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deeper_blue
Sep 18, 2012

Day trip to Malacca from KL or Singapour

There is much to do and see and enjoy in Malacca, so I second the other posters. Make an early start going to Malacca. If you are going by car, you save a little time, but buses are good, comfortable...
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cochinjew
Dec 04, 2011

Top Hotels in Melaka

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Jalan Bendahara, Melaka, Melaka State, 75100, Malaysia
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118 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka, Melaka State, 75200, Malaysia
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Bandar Hilir, Melaka, Melaka State, 75000, Malaysia
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156 Jalan Merdeka, Taman Melaka Raya, Melaka, Melaka State, 75000, Malaysia
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Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz, Melaka, Melaka State, 75000, Malaysia
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Hatten Square, Jalan Merdeka, Bandar Hilir, 75000
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Top Things to Do in Melaka

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Temple's

Kwan Im Temple is at the end of Jonker Street near the intersection with Tokong Street and is worth a quick visit. I was surprised that this beautiful little temple is not mentioned in my guidebook or...
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St. Paul's Church Ruins

Even if you are not interested in the museums or church ruins on St. Paul's Hill it would be a good idea to climb it just to get a good view of Meleka It is the best place in town to see Melaka except...
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A' Famosa

Once the Dutch took over Melaka from the Portuguese in 1641 work began on strengthening the defense of the town. The fortification included building a bastion in the city walls near the mouth of the...
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Museums

As we had already visited the Malaqa House museum we felt no need to visit this particular one, besides it was not open when we passed by. In 1861 the Chan family acquired 3 adjacent terrace houses...
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Dutch Square

We did not come across so many crowds at Dutch Square on the previous two afternoons but this particular day there were busloads of Chinese and Thai tourists visiting Melaka and the street artists...
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Trishaw Drivers

Taking a trishaw ride through Melaka seems to be the thing to do there at the moment. there are dozens of them offering this service and the price is fixed these days at 40 ringgitt for an hour so you...
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bpacker

"A Yeow Kwee (Glutton) in Melaka"
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mansionion

"Melaka - The Historical City of Malaysia"
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imstress

"Historical Town of Melaka (Malacca)"
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ukirsari

"malacca, a smal historical city"
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Azri_Azmi

"My Melaka"
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