Melaka Things to Do

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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Melaka

  • 1. 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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  • 2. 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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. The Stadthuys

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Stadhuys (town hall) is thought to be the oldest Dutch Building in the east and was constructed between 1641 and 1660. It is a red building, as all the others are in that area and the Dutch...

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  • 6. Churches

    This is the only Tamil Church in Melaka and was built in 1908, but it was initially known as the Kabu Methodist Church. By 1954 the congregation had become so big that part of the Chinese community...

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  • 7. 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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  • 8. Trishaw Drivers

    A lovely way to experience the many quaint streets of Melaka is by rickshaw. They were all cute and decorated with lovely flowers :o) We didn't do it this time as we wanted to walk, but definately...

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  • 9. Kampung Kling Mosque

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 10. General Info

    It is quite interesting to drop in to the Clay pot, a workshop and outlet for pottery. The owner makes all the pots by himself and is only too happy to talk about his craft. There are many colorful...

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  • 11. Kampung Morten

    Kampung Morten is a riverine village located by the Melaka River. "Kampung" is the Malay word for village. According to Wikipedia, "Morten" is the name of the British official who was responsible for...

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  • 12. Princess Hang Li Poh's well

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The Hang Li Poh's well was dug by an order of Sultan Mansor Shah of Melaka in 1459 especially for his wife Hang Li Poh, a Chinese princess. The water from this well was used for her daily ne

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  • 13. Zoo Melaka

    Melaka zoo is pretty small, but it's been around for quite a while. Since 1979 it's been involved in conservation and breeding programmes, but the enclosures are not very big so some people (including...

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  • 14. Malaysian Youth Museum

    As you walk southwards along Jalan Laksamana you will see the Malaysian Youth Museum on the left hand side of the road. The museum has been opened since 1992 and contains many documents that are...

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  • 15. Muzium Orang Asli

    The Muzium Orang Asli is a museum to celebrate the lives of the aboriginal people of Peninsular Malaysia (I don't know why it doesn't feature some of the many tribes of Sabah and Sarawak). It was...

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  • 16. Taman Rama-Rama Dan Reptilia

    Taman Rama-Rama Dan Reptilia is a butterfly and reptile park on the main road into Melaka from the highway. It looks a little shabby from the outside and some of the exhibits before you get into the...

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  • 17. THE CRANE'S ARE ALL BUT GONE.

    Behind the Tourist Information Office you can see a crane, the same type which was used 3 centuries ago to offload the boats. The big ships would anchor out at...

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  • 18. LITTLE INDIA

    Little India's main street is Jalan Bendahara where there is a dramatic difference from Chinatown. Wander along this road and you will see several Indian...

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  • 19. EVERYTHING IS FOR SALE IN THIS MUSEUM

    The sign above the door says 'MALAQA HOUSE, MUSEUM' but it seems to double up as an antique shop as everything seems to be for sale, along with a few souvenirs....

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  • 20. FAMOUS SHOEMAKER & THE STORY OF LOTUS FEET

    Many website shows this shop to be in Jalan Tokong but i assure you it is in Heeren Street as we spent some time talking to the famous craftsmen who makes the...

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  • 21. MELAKA'S MILLIONAIRES

    Heeren Street, or Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock was at one time a street for those who made it to the top where they would build their expensive homes, but the best...

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  • 22. NEED SOME MORAL UPLIFTING ???

    Well if you do why not pop along to the Che Chiang Khor Moral Uplifting Association This appears to be a smaller association and seems to encourage good living....

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  • 23. ENG CHOON ASSOCIATION

    The Eng Choon Association is one of the more famous clan association for the Chinese immigrants in Malacca who originated from the Eng Choon District of Fujian...

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  • 24. MANY CHINESE ASSOCIATIONS IN JONKER STREET

    I came across many Chinese Associations in Jonker street and entered this one towards the far end of Jonker Street. One man there made me welcome and told me to...

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  • 25. HOUSE SIGNS

    It is rather interesting walking through Chinatown and observe the signs above the doors of the old houses as the name is in Chinese and English, but not in...

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