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. In 2008, Melaka or Malacca became a UNESCO heritage site, the birthplace of the Malay civilization, and with a very rich history of colonialism under the ruling of the Portuguese, the British, and the Dutch. The currency of Melaka is Ringgit, wherein the currency rate is about 1 MYR=USD0.23, and the best money exchange rates are found in the malls of 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 take a bus at the Queen street Bus Terminal, Katong V Mall, City Plaza Singapore, Golden Mile complex, Tampines, Boon bay, and Golden Mile Tower, and the travel time is approximately four hours. The main tourists attractions in Melaka are walking distance, and you can ride the groovy Melaka trishaw for a DIY walking tour. In Melaka, the most visited attractions are Chinatown District, famous for the Nyonya houses converted to museums and antique shops, and the Dutch Square, well-known for its red buildings. For only MYR per hour, you can enjoy having a tour around Melaka, good for two persons through a trishaw or tricycle decorated with stuff toys and flowers, featuring cartoon characters such as Pokemon, Hello Kitty, and Doraemon. You can also tour around Melaka through a leisure way via the Melaka river cruise.
Melaka hotel accommodations are reasonably priced with 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. Enjoy the Melaka food including 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.
There many things to do in Melaka aside from sight-seeing and taking selfies from their famous tourists attractions. Come and experience Malaysia, and get to visit Melaka with your family and friends. Book a tour package now!