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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

Melaka Islamic Museum

This museum is housed in the former office building of the Melaka Islamic Council (Majlis Agama Islam Melaka - MAIM). The interior of the museum carries the Islamic motif inspired by Islam during the...
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Aug 22, 2010

Architecture Museum

The Museum of Architecture is yet another of the many museums along Jalan Kota, at the foot of St Paul's Hill in Bandar Hilir, Malacca. It exhibits many scale models of famous Malaysian architectural...
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Aug 22, 2010

Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

This museum showcases artefacts related to Admiral Cheng Ho in the context of Malacca history, the early cultural exchange between the locals and the Chinese, a model treasure ship, navigational...
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Aug 22, 2010

Governor's Museum

The Governor's Museum is housed in the Seri Melaka, the former official residence and office of the Dutch Governor of Malacca on St Paul's Hill. The building was used as the official residence of the...
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Aug 22, 2010

Democratic Government Museum

This museum lies half way up St Paul's Hill behind the Stadthuys. It exhibits the democratic history of Malacca over the centuries that was brought here by the Europeans. It also charts the future the...
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Willettsworld
Aug 22, 2010

Museum of Ethnography

The Museum of History and Ethnography is arguably the best museum in Malacca. It is located within the Stadthuys, at the foot of St Paul's Hill facing the Dutch Square. If you have time to see only...
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Aug 22, 2010

Maritime Museum & Naval Museum

Built in 1990 and housed in a faithful recreation of the Flora de la Mar, a Portugese galleon that sank off the coast of Malacca, the Maritime Museum is another museum well worth a visit. There are...
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cafank
Jun 26, 2010

Yet another museum......but interesting....

I loved the Muzium Seni Bina - the Architecture Museum of Malaysia. Located down in the Heritage area of Melaka there were not many people there on the day I was visiting. Perhaps not knowing too much...
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Nov 17, 2008

Maritime Museum

From St Paul’s Hill, you can catch a glimpse of this unique Maritime Museum that is shaped like a Portuguese ship. The Flora De La Mar is a Portuguese ship that sank off the Coast of Malacca, but it...
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cs_zee
Oct 09, 2007

The Maritime Museum

A vessel-typed museum is a reflection of a Portuguese vessel that sank off Malacca coast. Knowing that it is a museum actually surprised me. Admission fee: Adult RM2, Children RM0.50. Closed on...
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pres_16
Feb 23, 2007

Museum III

Quiet a large part of the is dedicated to the Dutch controlled times of Malaysia during the time of the Dutch Overseas Company that operated ship lines between the Netherlands and Malaysia. For me a...
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MikeAtSea
Nov 26, 2006

Museum II

One display of the museum is the colonial powers that occupied this part of Malaysia, from the Portuguese times, to the Dutch times, the British who took later control and the Japanese who occupied...
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Nov 26, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Melaka

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The Sultan's Palace

Near the Porta de Santiago there is a replica of a 15th century Melaka sultan's palace. The palace is wooden and built entirely without nails. Entry was only 2RM and the palace was open from 9am to...
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Jonker's Walk

We eventually got back to Dutch Square and walked across the bridge over the river onto Jonker's Walk. This street is famous for shopping and has some lovely old Melakan buildings. There was a Chinese...
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River Walkway

This riverside walkway did not exist on our first visit to Melaka. It is a great asset to the town as Melaka's non-stop traffic and frequent absense of pavements can get on your nerves. Here you can...
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Transport Park

I don't really know what to call this area, but on the walk back from Porta de Santiago near the architecture museum we passed a park with old trains, aeroplanes and even a bullock cart. Lots of...
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Kampung Kling Mosque

Kampung Kling Mosque can be found halfway along Jalan Tokong in Chinatown and the original wooden one was constructed in 1748, but it is not like a Middle Eastern mosque as the architectural style was...
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Princess Hang Li Poh's well

This well is located right next to the Poh San Teng Temple, itself located at the southwestern foot of Bukit China. It is believed that this is the oldest existing well in the country, and was dug on...
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