8 Essential Things to Do in Malacca, Malaysia

Malaysia, Melaka Guide (B): 8 Essential Things to Do in Malacca, Malaysia

If I were forced to recommend only one destination in Malaysia to visit, I’d find it hard not to choose the coastal city of Malacca. Even compared to the likes of Kuala Lumpur and Penang, to me Malacca is just quintessential Malaysia. This former colonial city has a little bit of everything: fascinating history, multicultural diversity, great food and plenty of sights.

Visiting Malacca is a great chance to understand what makes Malaysia such an interesting country. The city is such a balance of different things, that you’re surely find a side to the city that appeals to you. You probably could say the same thing about Georgetown in Penang, but Malacca lacks that city’s hectic nature. Both are also recognised by UNESCO for their immense heritage value, which provides yet another great reason to visit.

Often spelled both Malacca and Melaka, it’s an ideal stop on the route between Singapore and KL, so there’s no excuse not to visit. So, if you’re wondering what to do in Malacca when you’re there, here are the bare essentials of things to do in Malacca. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 8 Essential Things to Do in Malacca, Malaysia
Guide Location: Malaysia » Melaka
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Dutch Square   Stadthuys   Christ Church Melaka   Malacca Clock Tower   small set of stairs   St Paul’s Church   Dutch Graveyard   Porta de Santiago   Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum   Melaka Riverfront   Jonker Street   Old Chinatown   Cheng Hoon Teng Temple   Xiang Lin Si Temple   Upside Down House   Taming Sari Tower   Oceanarium   Malaka Sentral   Hotel Hong  
Author: David Johnston
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