About This Activity
Malacca is an immensely popular city outside Kuala Lumpur. It takes 2 hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca. Malacca is also known as Melaka to the locals. It is also crowned as the “Historical State” of Malaysia.
A fascinating blend of Portuguese, Dutch and British influences have made Malacca one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia. Portuguese Square is affectionately referred to as ‘Mini Lisbon’ and A Famosa, a tiny gate is what is left of a once mighty Portuguese fortress are major attraction not to be missed. It is the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Asia. Its rich historical background earned it a “World Heritage Site” designation in July 2008.
You will head to Dutch Square where the majestic salmon pink town hall is located. The hall used to serve as the Dutch governor’s residence. Today, Stadhuys hosts a museum showcasing a wide variety of Malaccan artifacts.At the end of the tour, you will get the chance to admire the surviving gate of the Portuguese fortress, A Famosa. One of the oldest European structures built in Southeast Asia dating back to the year 1511.Our guided walk through the historic center of Melaka allows visitors to learn first-hand about the Portuguese and Dutch influences of Malacca’s historical structures, like the Porta de Santiago and the Stadhuys. After the visit, they will proceed to enjoy a delicious lunch made with fresh ingredients, cooked in truly a Malaccan style.
Visit in-demand tourist attractions such as the Cheng Hoon Teng Taoist temple, the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia and the quirky Jonker Street, known mostly for its antiques the town isbustling with unique shops that sell local souvenirs and delicacies.Enjoy a memorable drive through the picturesque countryside and stop by to visit an old Malaysian fishing village, locally known as “kampong”. This extremely popular and highly affordable tour will prove to be a fantastic educational opportunity as well, with our expert local guides providing essential details about all the scenic places you visit.