If you are visiting Malaysia, we highly recommend Melaka or Malacca, one of the most visited tourists destinations in the country with its hand-crafted souvenirs, red-painted Dutch brick architecture, colorful Baba-Nyononya houses, grandiose temples, and commanding mosques. In 2008, Melaka or Malacca became a UNESCO heritage site, the birthplace of the Malay civilization, and with a very rich history of colonialism under the ruling of the Portuguese, the British, and the Dutch. When it comes to the currency in Melaka, it is called Ringgit, with the best rates of money exchange in Kula Lumpur’s malls and CMB Bank in the airport, and the currency rate is about 1 MYR=USD0.23.
There are three international airports in Kuala Lumpur namely the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) which is a low-cost carrier, and the Subang Skylark Airport. You can take a domestic flight to Malacca International Airport from Kuala Lumpur which is situated in Batu Berendam, or you can also travel via bus for about two and a half hours. It is also possible to travel from Singapore going to Melaka via bus at the Queen street Bus Terminal, Katong V Mall, City Plaza Singapore, Golden Mile complex, Tampines, Boon bay, and Golden Mile Tower, and travel for about four hours. It is pretty easy to get around in Melaka with cheap attractions and the areas are just walking distance. The top on the list are the Dutch Square and the Chinatown District. A cool way of getting around to Melaka is through riding Melaka tricycles or trishaws, only for MYR 40 per hour. If you want to tour around Melaka, a leisure way to do it is to take a river cruise.
Hotel accommodations in Melaka are reasonably priced that can fit any budget including cheap, mid-range, and luxury hotels available. There are many tourists attractions in Melaka including the Christ Church Melaka, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthu Temple, the Stadthuys, Jonker walk, St. Paul’s Hill, A’Famosa Fort, Maritime Museum, Kampung Kling Mosque, Taming Sari Tower, and Melaka Floating Mosque. The best Melaka food include chicken rice balls, cendol, Nyonya laksa or Nyonya asam laksa, and Gula Melaka. For more information about Melaka attractions, food, and accommodations, feel free to check our website or homepage now.
There many things to do in Melaka aside from sight-seeing and taking selfies from their famous tourists attractions. Come and visit Melaka and experience the freedom and rich culture of Asia. Allow us to help you booking a tour package today!