Point of Interest

Melaka is a charming, fascinating city which is rich in its history with extraordinary blend of many cultures, from across the world. Bestowed as one of the UNESCO world heritage sites, Melaka has numerous architectural landmarks inherited from decades of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch, British and Chinese.

Detailed information about Melaka can be viewed at http://www.malacca.ws/attractions/

 

dataran pahlawanDataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall

The largest shopping mall in Melaka to shop for your latest Fashion, accessories and hi-tech gadgets. It also features a vast international selection of exciting food and beverage outlets in an atmosphere of youthful vibrance which compliments the surrounding charm of a historical city.

(3 minutes walk)

 

independence memorial

Proclamation of Independence Memorial

The Proclamation of Independence Memorial is the site where the independence of the Malaya was proclaimed. It is located in the Malacca Club, a gold-domed building built in 1912 and renovated in 1985 to house exhibits related to the country’s struggle towards independence. Also on display are memorabilia and records related to the early history of the Malay Sultanate.

(5 minutes walk)

 

maritime museum

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum or the Flora de Lamar is a replica of the Portuguese ship which sank in the coast of Melaka while on its way to Portugal. The replica is a staggering 34 meters in height and 8 meters in width. The main focus of the museum is the maritime history of Melaka and the golden ages of Melaka’s Sultanate as the Emporium of the East.

(10 minutes walk)

 

menara taming sari

Menara Taming Sari

From a height of 80 metres, the ride offers you a spectacular and panoramic view of Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City and a far with a host of interesting sights such as St.Paul’s Hill, Independence Memorial Building,Samudra Museum and the ship, Flor De La Mar, Dataran Pahlawan, Pulau Selat Mosque, Pulau Besar and the Straits of Melaka.

(5 minutes walk)

 

a famosa fort

A Famosa Fort

A Famosa is a Portuguese fortress located in Malacca, Malaysia. It is among the oldest surviving European architectural remains in South East Asia. The Porta de Santiago, a small gate house, is the only remaining part of the fortress still standing.

(5 minutes walk)

 

melaka sultanare palace

Melaka Sultanate Palace

The Melaka Sultanate Palace is a life-sized replica of the structure for Sultan Mansur Shah’s palace. The plans of the palace are based on ancient records found in the Malay Chronicles. The Melaka Sultanate Palace is one of its’ kind in Malaysia as it offers a rare glimpse of an ancient Malay kingdom which once flourished in Melaka.

(7 minutes walk)

 

queen victoria fountain

Queen Victoria Fountain

The Queen Victoria Fountain was built in 1901 by the British, it still standing tall and elegant to this day. Although more than a hundred years old, this fountain still functions well and is probably the only functioning colonial water fountain in Malaysia.

(15 minutes walk)

 

jonker street

Jonker Street

A heaven for antique collectors and bargain hunters, which is Melaka’s most famous street market. It offers everything from mouth-watering local food and snacks to unique novelty items as well as authentic artifacts and relics, some dating as far back as 300 years.

(15 minutes walk)

 

melaka river pirate park

Melaka River Pirate Park

Melaka River Pirate Park is located on the banks of Melaka River just opposite the old Cathay Cinema near Jalan Hang Tuah bridge. This pirate park consists of a Ferris wheel named Eye on Malacca, a pirate ship and a trampoline bungee.

(11 minutes by Taxi)

 

river cruise melaka

River Cruise Melaka

The Malacca River is the river that cuts across Malacca town, on its way to the Straits of Malacca. It separates the civic district clustered at the foot of St Paul’s Hill, from the residential and commercial district of Heeren Street and Jonker Street. Tours last about 45 minutes in boats ranging from 20- to 40-seaters.

(13 minutes by Taxi)