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Malacca

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About Malacca

Malacca is located in Malaysia on the Straits of Malacca. The city's history was deeply influenced by Zheng He’s voyages to the Western Ocean during the Ming Dynasty. It was successively colonized by Portugal, Holland, England and Japan. Thus, the architectural style here is very diverse. In 2008, Malacca and Penang together became World Heritage Sites. All of the shops and residences throughout the old quarter of the city have been subsequently restored to their former glory, thus making this historical city a living museum.

Popular Attractions in Malacca

The Stadthuys
4.4/5
732 Reviews
Museum
The Stadthuys is located in the heart of the Dutch Square and was originally used as a church and city government. It is currently the Malacca Museum and contains many precious historical relics from countries such as Malaysia, China, Portugal, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The Stadthuys Museum is divided into six museums, including the Museum of History and Ethnology, the Museum of Art, the Zhenghe Museum of Art, the Democracy Museum, the Muslim Museum and the Education Museum. Exhibited are exquisite porcelain, coins, historical books, oil paintings and more, which were circulated from abroad. Malaysian prime ministers of various periods, the construction of the Dutch city of Malacca, and the history and culture of the Muslim religion are also introduced.
Malacca River
4.4/5
394 Reviews
River
The Malacca River is a small narrow strait, and the Malay Peninsula faces Sumatra. This long narrow strait carries the necessary passage between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. There is often a rafting trip to the Malacca River. All the way along the city, you can enjoy the old warehouse and fish market.
St Peter's Church
4.4/5
115 Reviews
Church
Kampung Bukit China, 75450 Melaka
St. Francis Xavier Church
4.3/5
89 Reviews
Church
St Paul's Xavier Church is an old church building in Malacca, situated at the bottom of St. Paul's Hill. Today it is connected to the Malacca Museum Complex along with the A Famosa ruins, the Stadthuys and other historical buildings. There are multiple artifacts to view signifying the church's Portuguese Heritage. This quaint well kept church is worth the trip.

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Melaka Tour + Sky Tower Lunch + River Cruise from Kuala Lumpur
4.7/5
3 Reviews
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
FromSGD41.5
37% OFF
Impression Series • Encore Melaka Ticket
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
FromSGD30.38
Putrajaya + Malacca City Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
FromSGD54.5

Malacca Weather

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24 Jan 2020
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23-33
Tomorrow
25 Jan 2020
23°
Mostly Clear
23-34
Sunday
26 Jan 2020
24°
Clear
24-34
Monday
27 Jan 2020
25°
Clear with Poor Air Quality
25-34

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