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. 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.
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. 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. In Melaka, you can ride the groovy Melaka trishaw, which is really cheap and most attractions 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. A cool way of getting around to Melaka is through riding Melaka tricycles or trishaws, only for MYR 40 per hour. You can also tour around Melaka through a leisure way via the Melaka river cruise.
With cheap, mid-range, and luxury hotels available, we can say that the hotel accommodations in Melaka are reasonably priced that can fit any budget. The must-see attractions include the Christ Church Melaka, the Stadthuys, Jonker walk, St. Paul’s Hill, A’Famosa Fort, Maritime Museum, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthu Temple, 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. For more information about Melaka attractions, food, and accommodations, feel free to check our website or homepage now.
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. We can help you check the best accommodation and book a tour package today in Melaka!