‘Don’t Mess With Melaka’
A historical playground and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Melaka is a MUST see while visiting Malaysia.
How To Get There…
By Bus from Singapore via Easy Book Bus: $21USD one way, 4 hour journey
By Bus from KL via Easy Book Online: $5USD one way, 2 hour journey
Private driver from KL: Can be hired through your accommodation,for less than $40USD/day
Where To Stay…
The Majestic Melacca:
There’s a reason why this hotel is ranked #1, it has outstanding service and is in a great location!
Courtyard at Heeren Boutique Hotel:
More budget friendly, but still with great service and accommodation, this hotel is also in a great location within walking distance to Jonker Street! $43USD/night
Where To Eat…
If you’re looking for a Western fix in Malaysia, this is your spot.
Nancy’s Kitchen Restaurant:
You CANNOT come to Melaka without eating Nyonya Food…it’s the iconic cuisine of the city and this is your place!
The Baboon House:
GREAT burgers, which you wouldn’t think you’d find in this city!
What To Do…
Jonker Street Night Market:
Your typical night market with souvenirs, street food and entertainment, with a Melakan twist. Be sure to eat Cendol while you’re on this street!
Cost: Less than $5USD
Time At Attraction: 1+ Hours
A former Portuguese fortress (mostly in ruins), this is THE historical site to see in Melaka and cannot be missed. The views from the top of the hill are beautiful…be sure to get photos at the gate!
Cost: Adult $2RM ($0.45USD), Child $0.50RM ($0.11USD)
Hours:9:00am-6:00pm, Closed Tuesdays
Time At Attraction: 30min-1 Hour
One of Melaka’s most defining buildings, this church was built by the Dutch when they took control from the Portuguese. It is the oldest functioning protestant church in Malaysia.
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum:
Cost: Adults $16RM ($3.60USD), Children age 5-12 $11RM ($2.50USD)
Hours: 10am-1pm (last tour 12pm), 2pm-5pm (last tour 4pm)
Time At Attraction: 2+ Hours
Another UNESCO Site located in Melaka, this museum is a combo of three terraces acquired by the Chan family in 1861. Four generations lived here before 1985, when it opened as a museum.
St. Peter’s Church:
The oldest functioning Roman Catholic Church in Melaka.