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Full-Day Malacca Tour from Singapore
"The Malacca city center showcases unique history and culture spanning over 600 years gained from previous colonization by Europeans such as the Portuguese Dutch and British. The journey on the road from Singapore to Malacca takes around 3-4 hours. Savor the view outside as you travel across Singapore and Malaysia or catch a nap in the vehicle.Once at Malacca the first thing that catches your eye will most probably be the iconic red church that Malacca is so famously marketed for to tourists. This building is called Christ Church said to be the oldest protestant church in Malaysia. On the opposite side of Christ Church is the Red Clock Tower that was erected in 1886.Next you will get to see Porta de Santiago (A'Famosa). This is one of the most popular sites in Malacca. It is a major historical landmark and probably the most photographed structure in Malacca. It is one of the oldest surviving European architectural remain you will find yourself at St Paul's Church. Although what remains of the church are now only ruins
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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
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A TEMPLE OFTEN OVERLOOKED

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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davidjo
Mar 29, 2016

A PLACE FOR PRAYER AND MEDITATION, XIANG LIN SHI

Xiang Lin Si or Siang Lin Shi Temple has very few visitors and you will only find nuns living there and females working there. It is located towards the end of Tokong Street just before it intersects...
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davidjo
Mar 29, 2016

THE FORGOTTEN TEMPLE

There is not much written about San Duo Temple in the tourist literature or my guidebook and often people don't even know it is there. You will find this temple in Jalan Tokong before you reach the...
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davidjo
Mar 28, 2016

THE CHINESE OPERA HOUSE IN JALAN TOKONG

Opposite Cheng Hoon Teng Temple is a traditional Chinese Opera House which stands in a large compound. This is only open once a year according to someone i was talking with but it must be nice to see...
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davidjo
Mar 28, 2016

CHINESE TEMPLE, FORTUNE STICKS & JIAOBEI BLOCKS

While at Cheng Hoon Teng Temple i watched one Chinese lady perform her prayers and wishes in front of the altar where the Goddess of Mercy, Kuan Yin was situated. I alter asked one of the temple...
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davidjo
Mar 28, 2016

THE FINEST CHINESE TEMPLE IN MALAYSIA

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple is the most impressive temple in Melaka and you must make a special point of visiting it. In fact it is supposed to be the finest Chinese temple in the whole of the country and...
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davidjo
Mar 28, 2016

THE OLDEST HINDU TEMPLE IN MALAYSIA

The Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple is the oldest Hindu Temple in the country and still functions today. The Chitty community (a group of Hindus in Malaysia and Singapore called Peranakans from Tamil) were...
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davidjo
Mar 28, 2016

HANG LI POH WELL or THE KING'S WELL

At the foot of Bukit Cina (China Hill) you will find Poh San Teng Chinese Temple that is dedicated to Tua Pek Kong, built around 1795 by Captain Tsai Shih Chang. Most people come here to see Hang Li...
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davidjo
Mar 28, 2016

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

Cheng Hoon Teng was founded in the 1600s by the Chinese during the Portuguese and Dutch eras, In its early years, the Temple served the community's religious needs, and was an administrative center...
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apbeaches
Jul 13, 2015

Kwan Im Temple

Kwan Im Temple is one of the Many ChineseTemples around Melaka and this Taoist Temple is located at the end of Jonker Street (Jalan Hang Jebat) at the intersection with Jalan Tukang Emas. The temple...
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machomikemd
Jun 24, 2014

Sanduo Temple

The Sanduo Temple is also on Jalan Tokong. Jalan Tokong means Harmony Street because so many temples from different religions peacefully co-exist here.The Sanduo Temple entrance is guarded by two very...
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IreneMcKay
Oct 19, 2013

Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi

Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Malaysia. It was built in 1781 and is dedicated to the Hindu deity Vinayagar. Unfortunately we could only view it from the...
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Oct 19, 2013
 
 
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"Melaka - The Historical City of Malaysia"
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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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