Guide to Melaka – Comments From a Local

Guide to Melaka – Comments From a Local, Melaka, Malaysia (B)

I have been wanting to write this post for a very long time – a post on the top things to do and see in my hometown, Melaka. However, I have been hesitant because there is a lot of content posted about Melaka and publishing another listicle post on this historical city might not make a huge difference.

Many friends and acquaintances have asked me about what should they do, where should they stay and what food should they eat in Melaka. To be honest, I’m not an expert about my hometown. When I’m not travelling, I go back to Melaka once a month to visit my parents and to spend time with family. I hardly venture out of the neighbourhood to gallivant in the city because I don’t want to deal with the traffic jam especially in the tourist areas. I don’t know where is the best place to have this or that food because the best food is Mom’s food at home (sorry, our house is not opened to the public :-)). The shoppers and foodies who come to Melaka with the objective to find the best bargain or to have the best ‘coconut shake’, probably know a lot more about my hometown than I! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

Guide Name: Guide to Melaka – Comments From a Local
Guide Location: Malaysia » Melaka
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kathleen Poon
Read it on Author's Website:
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • A’Famosa Fort
  • St. Paul’s Church
  • Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum
  • Stadthuys
  • Christ Church
  • Jonker Walk
  • Heeren Street
  • Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
  • Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
  • Kampung Kling Mosque
  • Sri Payyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple
  • Aunty Lee’s Restaurant
  • Makko Restaurant
  • Ole Sayang Restaurant
  • Timez Hotel
  • The Settlement Hotel