Top attractions in Melaka
These are the place that you cannot miss if you visit melaka.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.