Malacca, Malaysia

‘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:

Photo Credit: http://www.majesticmalacca.com

There’s a reason why this hotel is ranked #1, it has outstanding service and is in a great location!

Majestic Malacca Website

Courtyard at Heeren Boutique Hotel:

Photo Credit: https://www.travelocity.com/Malacca-Hotels-Courtyard-Heeren-Boutique-Hotel.h11768104.Hotel-Information

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

Courtyard At Heeren Website

Where To Eat:

Geographer Cafe: 

If you’re looking for a Western fix in Malaysia, this is your spot.

Geographer Cafe Melaka Website

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!

Nancy’s Kitchen FB Page

The Baboon House: 

Photo Credit: http://www.malacca.ws/dining/the-baboon-house.htm

GREAT burgers, which you wouldn’t think you’d find in this city!

The Baboon House FB Page

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!

Jonker Info

A’Famosa Fort:

Cost: Less than $5USD

Hours: 9am-7pm

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!

A Famosa Info

Christ Church: 

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.

Christ Church Melaka Info

Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum:

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St. Peter’s Church: 

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.

Baba Nyonya Museum Website

St. Peter’s Church: 

The oldest functioning Roman Catholic Church in Melaka.

St. Peters Church Info

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