Top attractions in Melaka

These are the place that you cannot miss if you visit melaka.

The Stadthuys

The Stadthuys is also one of the symbolic monuments in Malacca. It is the most famous location for the tourists to take pictures with this unique terracotta brick building as a backdrop.

Jonker Walk 

Jonker Walk or Jonker Street is the most popular shopping area in Melaka Town. It is also known as the Chinatown street of Melaka. Every weekend, the area is crowded with tourists looking for souvenirs and delicious street food to enjoy.

A Famosa

A Famosa is the most popular landmark in Melaka. The trip trip to Melaka is not complete without a stop at A Famosa. A Famosa is a reminder of the first time Melaka being colonized.

Portuguese Settlement

The Portuguese settlement in Ujong Pasir is home to the Kristang (Serani) community in Melaka. The community is the descendants of the early Portugal settlers who intermarried with the Indians in Goa and then assimilated with the Malays in Malacca.

Taming Sari Tower

Taming Sari Tower

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Taming Sari Tower is the first gyro tower in Malaysia. It was opened in 2008. The visitors will be able to enjoy the views of St. Hill Paul, Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka River and Melaka Straits from above.

Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum

Melaka Sultanate Palace

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The Palace building is a replica of the actual palace of the Malay Sultanate of Melaka during the reign of Sultan Mansur Shah.

Melaka Straits Mosque 

The Strait Mosque is located on a man-made island called Melaka Island. This architecture of the mosque is inspired from the floating mosque in Jeddah. However, there are also Malay elements such as bamboo and wood carvings incorporated in its architecture.

Proclamation of Independence Memorial

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The Proclamation of Independence Memorial is one of the museums located in Melaka City. The building was built in 1912 to house the Malacca Club, which is a social center of the British.

Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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The Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum was opened in 1985. The museum displays the history and the culture of the peranakan community in Melaka.