A’Famosa also known as Porta De Santiago is one of the 4 main gates of the Portuguese fortress. It was built in 1512 by the command of Alfonso de Albuquerque. It located at the foot of St Paul Hill. Is a must visiting historical place if you come to Melaka.
Baba Nyonya Heritage House
Strait Chinese or called Baba and Nyonyas, are Chinese of noble descendants’ who have adopted much of the Malay culture into theirs. You can now view the heirlooms unique to this heritage at a private museum run by the Baba & Nyonyas Melaka.
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple founded in 1600s by the Chinese Kapitan Tay Kie Ki alias Tay Hong Yong. It is premier historical monument that has survived the ravages of time. It remains the finest of Chinese temples in Malaysia – a fact underscored by an UNESCO award for outstanding architectural restoration. The temple ranks among the most significant in Southeast Asia, being central to the spiritual aspirations of the Chinese community in historic Malacca.
Dataran Pahlawan Megamall
This is the one-stop megamall for the latest fashion, culinary delights, entertainment, etc. This is one of the biggest megamall in Melaka.
Jonker Street also known as Jonker Walk, is the street full of antique stores. Every Friday to Sunday, 6pm – 12am, the whole street will close for traffic and turns into a lively night market.
The Stadhuys also known as Red Square was built in 1650, as the official residence of the Dutch Governor and his officer. To preserve its original structure and form, it now houses the History and Ethnography Museum which exhibit many types of traditional bridal costumes and relics.
Maritime Museum itself is a replica of the ‘Flora de La Mar’, a Portuguese ship that sank off the coast of Melaka while on its way to Portugal, carrying loot plundered from Melaka. It located along Jalan Quayside by the banks of Malacca River. It now houses the artifacts, documents from the Melaka’ golden era as the Emporium of the East and reveals how political control of Melaka was essential to the establishment of Maritime dominance in the region.
Taming Sari Tower
Menara Taming Sari was the first Revolving “Gyro Tower” in Malaysia and this title is endorsed by Malaysia Book of Records. The 110 meter viewing tower was designed based on the legendary Taming Sari Keris, used by the Malay legendary warrior Hang Tuah. It offered a nice view on all the historical sites, Melaka Raya, Bandar Hilir, Dataran Pahlawan, Mahkota Parade & Melaka Straits.
Melaka Duck Tour
Melaka Duck Tour offer on land and by sea touring the city and Melaka historical sites with the amphibious vehicle. It offers something different from the perspective apart from the heritages, cultures, architectures, and sightseeing.
Melaka River Cruise
Melaka River Cruise offered a sea touring for some of historical sites, Kampung Morten Malay Village, shop houses, and bridges.
Melaka Wonderland water theme park is the region’s newest water theme park in Melaka. This unique water theme park feature Tornado Chaser, the first in Malaysia and is surrounded by 360 hectares of natural recreational forest. It is a complete water theme park experience for families, kids, teens and thrill seekers.
There are variety of preserved animals in dry and wet shaped, such as tiger, elephant, snake, crocodile etc. Besides, there’s Night Zoo available during weekend, school holidays & public holidays. There are various of wildlife in Night Zoo, such as tiger, snake, bat etc.
Villa Sentosa (Kampung Morten)
Villa Sentosa actually is the small house where exhibit the typical life style of Malaysian Family. It is also known as the Malay Living Museum. You may find a spectacular collection of Traditional Malay Costumes, relics and furniture.
Crocodile Farm Melaka
It is one of the largest crocodile farm in the country. There are more than 200 species of crocodile in the farm. Some of the species including albinos and hunchbacks. Every Saturday there is crocodile shows perform by the crocodile’s trainer and his crocodiles. Besides, there also a farm set for honey bee rearing. Other attraction will be ghost house and fairground rides.
Melaka Sultanate Palace
Melaka Sultanate Palace also known as Melaka Cultural Museum was built in year 1984, located at the foot of St. Paul Hill. The building was making by the hardwood and the roof was making by the ‘Belian’ wood. The whole constructions build without a piece of nails, only wooden pegs.
Queen Victoria Fountain
Queen Victoria Fountain is one of the last traces of the Bristish Colonial era in Malaysia. This fountain was built in year 1901 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. It serves as a tempting backdrop for tourists to take photo.
Portuguese Square also known as ‘Mini Lisbon’ is located within the Portuguese Settlement. It is the heart of the Melaka’s Eurasian community, descended from marriages that took place between colonial Portuguese and Malay 400 years ago. Besides, it is also popular for its seafood restaurant located at the seaside.
Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary Farm have more than 200 local butterfly species including Raja Brooke and Birdwing species. The sanctuary also houses a wide variety of exotic snakes within its beautiful and fascinating landscape. Besides, there are also lots of huge spiders, scorpions and others insects in the farm.
St Francis Xavier Church
St Francis Xavier Church was built in 1849 by Paris Foreign Missionary. This church can be easily recognized by its unique architecture – twin tower, arched doorway and colourful stained glass. Inside the church there are burial chamber for three pioneering French Catholic priest.
Hang Li Po Well
Hang Li Po Well was built in 1459 by the followers of Princess Hang Li Po as main water supply in the town. Its believe was the oldest well in Melaka. Hang Li Po Well located next to the Sam Po Kong Temple, at the foot of Bukit Cina.
St Peter Church
St. Peter Church was built in 1710 by descendants of Portuguese Catholics in Melaka during the period of Dutch Rule. It’s now is the oldest Catholic Church in Malaysia and still serves resident worshippers of the Catholic faith.