Top 10 things to do in Melaka

Top 10 things to do in Melaka
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1. Download apps Destination Melaka

Compatible with Android or iOS systems, Destination Melaka is a must-download apps for travellers. Equipped with ingenuity, dynamism and vast stores of reliable knowledge, Destination Melaka acts as an expert digital guide that can lead you to the best the UNESCO World Heritage City has to offer.

2. Melaka trails

Explore trails such as Old Melaka Heritage Tour, Kampung Morten Cultural and Heritage Walk, Kampung Portugis Cultural and Heritage Guided Walk, Kampung Chetti Cultural Dan Heritage Guided Walk & Eco Trail Paya Lebar.

3. Capture #MyMelakaMoment @ Klebang Sand Dune

If you're wondering, yes, Melaka now has its own desert or sand dune and this is a pretty close 'replica' of Sahara. Klebang Sand Dune is the first and only man-made sand dune in Malaysia.Don't forget to capture your best #MyMelakaMoment here and share it to Instagram or Facebook!

4. Cruising the 'Venice of the East' by Melaka River Cruise

We suggest the travellers end their day in Melaka by taking a 45-minute riverboat ride that cuts through Melaka town, preferably during sunset. The cruise transports sightseers up and down past historic buildings, old warehouses, interesting mangrove stands, churches, traditional villages and hip cafes.

5. Explore Melaka delicacy

When it comes to delicacies, Melaka has a lot to offer since it has a multi-cultural living heritage based on the cultures from the Malay Archipelago, China, India and even Europe. Travellers could try our famous Asam Pedas to Mee Bodo Tengkera, queue up for Keria Limbongan, Coconut Shake, Putu Piring and try Onde-Onde (green coloured balls made with flour and coated with fresh grated coconut) that is sold widely in Melaka.

6. Hop on Kereta lembu

Bullock cart or Kereta lembu is a traditional mode of transportation that was greatly used in the past.Though it no longer widely used today, the bullock cart is still a great attraction in Melaka and aptly symbolises the state.Kampung Balik Bukit is the birthplace of Melaka bullock cart and considered as Malaysia'a bullock cart manufacturing centre.

7. Watching the sunset at twilight zone

Melaka is famous for her beautiful sunset. However, from where we can see the best sunset?

Most popular sunset watch location:

1. Pantai Klebang

2. Pantai Puteri

3. Pantai Pengkalan Balak

4. Muara Sungai Melaka

5. SkyTower The Shore

6. Bangunan Merah

7. Masjid Selat Melaka

8. Kuala Sungai Baru

9. Portuguese Square

10. Sungai Melaka

8. Shopping at Freeport A'Famosa Outlet

Freeport A'Famosa Outlet offers over 70 fashion, sport and accessories brands in some 180,000 sq.ft. The outlet is set in an open-air mall featuring a lake, fountains, carousel and windmill with architecture loosely themed on Melaka's Dutch heritage.

9. Walk to memory lane in Jonker Walk

Well known for its galleries, antique shops, clog makers, beaded shoemakers, food outlet etc and the street become the flea market for youngsters every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6pm to midnight

10. Lepak at hipster cafes

Melaka boasts of trendy cafes adorned in chic interiors and 3D latte art with old school decor and nostalgic vintage styling serving anything from big breakfasts to fusion dishes. While it is more famous for its food, these cafes in the ancient City of Melaka also house the best coffee spots to fix your daily caffeine high with a wide array of coffee types and blends.

"VISIT HISTORIC MELAKA MEANS VISIT MALAYSIA"

"MELAKA WORLD HERITAGE CITY, UNESCO"

TOURISM MELAKA

MELAKA CHIEF MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT

G14, GROUND FLOOR,

KOTA CEMERLANG

75450 Ayer Keroh, Melaka, Malaysia

Tel: 606-232 8402 / 232 8403

Fax: 606-232 8367

Email: tourismmelaka2@gmail.com

Website: www.melaka.gov.my

Blog: http://tourismmelakaofficial.blogspot.my

FB Page: tourism melaka

IG: fabulous Melaka

App Store / Playstore: Destination Melaka

 

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