If you are visiting Malaysia, we highly recommend Melaka or Malacca, one of the most visited tourists destinations in the country with its hand-crafted souvenirs, red-painted Dutch brick architecture, colorful Baba-Nyononya houses, grandiose temples, and commanding mosques. Melaka is considered the birthplace of the Malay civilization, with a rich history of colonial rule under the British, the Portuguese, and the Dutch. Melaka’s currency is Ringgit, and the best rates are offered by malls’ money changers in Kuala Lumpur.
To get to Melaka, there are three international airports which include the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) which is a low-cost carrier, and the Subang Skylark Airport. You can take a domestic flight to Malacca International Airport from Kuala Lumpur which is situated in Batu Berendam, or you can also travel via bus for about two and a half hours. If you are coming from Singapore, you can go to Melaka by riding a bus at the Queen street Bus Terminal, Katong V Mall, City Plaza Singapore, Golden Mile complex, Tampines, Boon bay, and Golden Mile Tower. It is pretty easy to get around in Melaka with cheap attractions and the areas are just walking distance. The best tourist attractions in Melaka include the Chinatown District which is famous for the Nyonya houses converted to museums and antique shops and the Dutch Square which is famous for its red buildings. One cool way to get around to Melaka is to ride a tricycle or trishaw which is about MYR 40 per hour. You can also tour around Melaka through a leisure way via the Melaka river cruise.
Hotel accommodations in Melaka are reasonably priced that can fit any budget including cheap, mid-range, and luxury hotels available. There are many tourists attractions in Melaka including the Christ Church Melaka, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthu Temple, the Stadthuys, Jonker walk, St. Paul’s Hill, A’Famosa Fort, Maritime Museum, Kampung Kling Mosque, Taming Sari Tower, and Melaka Floating Mosque. When it comes to the famous Melaka food, they include chicken rice balls, cendol, Nyonya laksa or Nyonya asam laksa, and Gula Melaka. You can check our website or homepage for more info about Melaka food, accommodations, and attractions.
Aside from sight-seeing and taking selfies from the famous tourists attractions in melaka, there are many things you can do such as shopping, nature tripping, and others. Experience Melaka at its best by having a tour with your family and friends. Book a tour package now!