Malacca City

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  • From Kuala Lumpur: Full-Day Trip to Historical Malacca

    1. From Kuala Lumpur: Full-Day Trip to Historical Malacca

    Visit UNESCO-listed Malacca on a full-day tour from Kuala Lumpur. See where Malaysia began on the Straits of Malacca. Gaze upon the ruins of St. Paul’s Church and Red Square, the pink Dutch administrative buildings that now house the Malacca Museum and government offices. Enjoy authentic Peranakan food at lunch. Afterward, see the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, where three major doctrines of Chinese belief worship under the same roof. Take a stroll along Malacca’s Jonker Street, which ends by the banks of the Malacca River. Learn about the Malay sultanate, Malacca’s rise as an important trading port and the Portuguese and Dutch influence from the early 16th century.

    Great tour, would highly recommend. Pace was fantastic gave a good taste of what Melaka has to offer. There was also free time allocated which was great for shopping and just exploring on your own. Ian was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable, fun and approachable. He also gave great local tips not just limited to the Melaka tour.

  • From Kuala Lumpur: Private Full Day Tour to Malacca

    2. From Kuala Lumpur: Private Full Day Tour to Malacca

    A fascinating blend of Portuguese, Dutch and British influences have made Malacca one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia. Your tour starts at St. Peter's Church and Dutch Square, from where you will head off to A Famosa. This site, a tiny gate is what is left of a once mighty Portuguese fortress, is the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Asia. This site's rich historical background earned it a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation in July 2008. Then, enjoy an authentic Malaccan local lunch at the Perenakan Restaurant. Keep your spirits high as you continue on to see other fascinating spots around Malacca, including Portuguese Square: affectionately referred to as Mini Lisbon, this is an attraction not to be missed. Lastly, enjoy shopping at the famous Jonker Walk bazaar, a market selling a variety of interesting handicrafts and souvenirs - you'll be s...

    Driver/guide (Sara) was very knowledgeable and informative. (Did talk a little too much about himself !).

  • Private Tour: Historical Malacca Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

    3. Private Tour: Historical Malacca Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

    Following a hotel pick-up at 9:00 AM from you hotel in the Kuala Lumpur City, your first stop will be St. Francis Xavier Church. This church was built by Father Farve, 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, that 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. 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 Mosq...

  • From Kuala Lumpur: Private Transfer to Malacca City

    4. From Kuala Lumpur: Private Transfer to Malacca City

    See more of the history and culture of Malaysia by visiting Malacca. Book a private transfer and take the stress out of the journey. Get picked up at your chosen location in Kuala Lumpur and relax as you’re taken directly to your hotel in Malacca. Choose the time of day you and your group would like to travel, and pick a vehicle that can comfortably accommodate your group size. Enjoy a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver.  Once in Malacca City, take in the heritage of Jonker Street, Christ Church, and more. Select a round trip option if you’d like to be taken back to Kuala Lumpur.

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What people are saying about Malacca City

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 237 reviews

The trip was awesome. The guide Mr.James is a very lettered, loyal, helpful person. He explained all history of the city from the beginning, even history of Malaysia and that was really interesting! Nice of him. I appreciated. When I've searched about Malacca, for first time I thought that it not so interesting place to visit. But I changed my mind when I reached there and saw that beautiful, picturesque city with meaningfull history and mixed ancient architecture styles. Also, I think this trip was so cool because of the guide too. He is literally knows all details about this place. And it was really fascinating. So enjoyed all things. Thank you so much for the organization of such tours. Thank you Mr.James!

Great tour, would highly recommend. Pace was fantastic gave a good taste of what Melaka has to offer. There was also free time allocated which was great for shopping and just exploring on your own. Ian was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable, fun and approachable. He also gave great local tips not just limited to the Melaka tour.

If one is looking for an in-depth appreciation of Melaca, then the tour offered would be a perfect fit. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, patient and willing to guide us through an understanding of the Portuguese and Dutch history of the region. Her colorful anecdotes added spice and excitement to our visit.

Great tour of Malacca with lots of history and cultural information. Just the right pace, not too fast or too slow. Comfortable bus ride, small group. Provided water, lunch was good, served family style. What made it a wonderful time was the guide-MC. He was excellent!

Excellent tour, loved it! Well organized, important places to see, a good combination of talks, walking, resting and commuting! Lunch was excellent!