The little fishing village that became a beautiful city Let us share the experience of an enriching cultural day in beautiful Malacca. Listed…
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The little fishing village that became a beautiful city
Let us share the experience of an enriching cultural day in beautiful Malacca. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, in 2008 so its a must for every tourists. Malacca, used to be a key port for trade between the East and the West with influences of former Asian and European rulers evident throughout this UNESCO World Heritage City.
We will bring you to retrace history and admire the exquisite landmarks representing the different cultures and mixed influences. Among the popular landmark, St Paul’s Hill, St Paul’s church, the Stadthuys, the fortress A’Famosa (Porta de Santiago), and Cheng Hoon Teng, Malaysia’s oldest Chinese temple, we will also show you where the local spend most of the time.
You’ll also enjoy a typical Malaysian lunch and a stroll along Jonker Street. Did we tell you that Malacca is also a food gateway for foodie?
Following a hotel pick-up at 9:00 AM from you hotel in the Kuala Lumpur City for an enjoyable 1.5hours journey to Malacca. The first stop will be St. Francis Xavier Church. Built in 1856, in honor of St. Francis Xavier, it was at one time the largest church built by the MEP (Paris Foreign Missionary) in the Malay Peninsula.
Afterwards, proceed to Stadthuys, which is the most visited Malacca attraction. It is an old Dutch building, which is a big city hall once used for public gatherings. Representing the Dutch architecture, it is a red building in the center of city that was built in 1650 by the Dutch people on the land. For the same reason, Stadthuys Melaka is also known as the famous Dutch Square.
After having lunch continue to Christ Church and hear more about the Dutch influences in Malacca. Built in 1753 in honor of the centenary of the capture of Malacca, it is one of the most recognized and photographed places in the city.
Head over to Mosque Kampung Kling, located within the vicinity of the famous Harmony Street, where houses of worship from various religions harmoniously coexist. Built in 1748, like many Malaccan mosques built around that period, it displays strong Javanese and Oriental influences in its architecture. The mosque was reconstructed and renovated in 1872 and 1908 to replace the original wooden structure with one made of concrete. In 1999, after a restoration exercise by the Department of Museum and Antiquity, it was declared a historical monument.
Enjoy a traditional Malaysian lunch and explore Jonker Street, the center street of Chinatown. Try out a typical Nyonya lunch in a local restaurant Stroll through antique row of Jonker Street and take in the bustling street market Learn the history of this important colonial port from your knowledgeable buddy.
Hotel pick-up and drop off at Kuala Lumpur City area
Transport by air-conditioned private car
Lunch and Snack
Entrance fee to Malacca Palace
English speaking local guide
Bottle of water
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