Malacca Tour

Malacca is a state in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Straits of Malacca. This historical city centre has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 7 July 2008.

Although it is the location of one of the earliest Malay sultanates. The local monarchy abolish when the Portuguese conquered it in 1511. The head of state is the Yang di-Pertua Negeri or Governor, rather than a Sultan.

Culture in Malacca began around 15th century in which various ethnic customs and traditions blended perfectly. Each group upholds their tradition and it is reflected in their food, religion customs, festivals, culture, design, application, jewellery and handicrafts.

Malacca Tour

Tourist attractions in Malacca

Malacca has numerous historical places and buildings. In order to preserve those sites, numerous museums have been built to preserve those legacies.

List of Museums

Aborigines Museum
Agricultural Museum
Al-Quran Museum
Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum
Beauty Museum
Cheng Ho Cultural Museum
Chitty Museum
Customs Department Museum
Democratic Government Museum
Education Museum
Forestry Museum
Governor’s Museum
History and Ethnography Museum
Islamic Museum
Kite Museum
Literature Museum
Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum
Malay and Islamic World Museum
Malaysia Architecture Museum
Maritime Museum
Navy Museum
People’s Museum
Prison Museum
Pulau Besar Museum
Stamp Museum
Straits Chinese Jewellery Museum
Submarine Museum
Toy Museum
UMNO Museum
World’s Bees Museum and Youth Museum

Museums in Malacca

List of Historical Buildings and Structures

A Famosa
Alor Gajah British Graveyard
Bastion Middleburg
Dutch Graveyard
Hang Jebat Mausoleum
Malacca Light
Hang Kasturi Mausoleum
Malacca Warrior Monument
Hang Li Poh’s Well
Portuguese Well
Hang Tuah Mausoleum
Proclamation of Independence Memorial
Hang Tuah’s Well
Ruins of Saint Paul’s Church
Saint John’s Fort
Tun Abdul Ghafar Baba Memorial
Tun Teja Mausoleum

Historical Buildings and Structures in Malacca

List of Galleries

Chief Minister’s Gallery
Demang Abdul Ghani Gallery
Folks Art Gallery
Malacca Gallery
Gallery of Admiral Cheng Ho
Macau Gallery
Malacca Art Gallery
Malacca House

Galleries in Malacca

List of Theme Parks, Education Centres, Resorts and Zoos

Malacca Bird Park
A’ Famosa Resort
Malacca Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary
Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex
Malacca Crocodile Farm
Mini Malaysia and ASEAN Cultural Park
Malacca Zoo
Pirate Park
Malacca Wonderland
Taming Sari Tower
Malacca Planetarium

Theme Parks, Education Centres, Resorts and Zoos in Malacca

Transportation in Malacca
Air Transportation

The Malacca International Airport in Batu Berendam mainly serves Subang, chartered flights from around the region and regular flight to Pekanbaru in Indonesia. It also serves as a flight school for Malaysian Flying Academy.

Air Transportation in Malacca

Rail Transportation

There are currently two Keretapi Tanah Melayu railway stations in Malacca, which are the Pulau Sebang/Tampin Station in Pulau Sebang, Alor Gajah and Batang Melaka Station in Batang Melaka, Jasin.

Rail Transportation

Water Transportation

Daily ferries run from Malacca to the Indonesian cities of Bengkalis, Dumai and Pekanbaru departing from Harbour Master’s Jetty. Regular boat services to Big Island depart from mainland Malacca in Umbai. Several jetties around the state, such as in Merlimau, are used by fishermen. Two existing container ports in Malacca are the Port of Kuala Sungai Linggi and Port of Tanjung Bruas.

Water Transportation

Road Transportation

The Melaka Sentral bus station, combined with taxi terminal, serves cities around Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. The Panorama Melaka bus is the public bus serving Malacca City and major landmarks.

Road Transportation

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