With the red-painted Dutch brick architecture, colorful Baba-Nyononya houses, grandiose temples, hand-crafted souvenirs, and commanding mosques, Melaka or Malacca is truly one of the most visited destinations in Malaysia. The birthplace of Malay civilization is Melaka or Malacca turning heads of foreign nationals and even before the rise of Singapore, with a rich history of colonial rule under the Dutch, Portuguese, and the British. Melaka’s currency is Ringgit, and the best rates are offered by malls’ money changers in Kuala Lumpur.
You need to know the three international airports in Kuala Lumpur to get to Melaka which includes the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) which is a low-cost carrier, and the Subang Skylark Airport. From Kuala Lumpur, you can ride a bus and travel two and a half hours which is a cheaper way to get to Melaka, or you can also take a flight to Malacca International Airport that is situated in Batu Berendam. It is also possible to travel from Singapore going to Melaka via bus at the Queen street Bus Terminal, Katong V Mall, City Plaza Singapore, Golden Mile complex, Tampines, Boon bay, and Golden Mile Tower, and travel for about 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. 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. The best Melaka food include chicken rice balls, cendol, Nyonya laksa or Nyonya asam laksa, and Gula Melaka. For more information about Melaka attractions, food, and accommodations, feel free to check our website or homepage now.
There are a lot of things to do in Melaka aside from taking photos and sight-seeing the best attractions. Come and experience Malaysia, and get to visit Melaka with your family and friends. We can help you check the best accommodation and book a tour package today in Melaka!