8 Essential Things to Do in Malacca, Malaysia

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

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))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.travelsewhere.net/things-to-do-in-malacca/
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