Malacca & its Beauty

Malacca is a wonderful mix of modern living and centuries’ old heritage, with the tagline ‘Visiting Malacca is visiting Malaysia’.

From Singapore to Malacca, it takes about 3 to 5 hours by bus, subject to traffic jam.

Places of Interest that has been recommended over many websites are as follow:
1. Stadthuys
2. Christ Church
3. St. Francis Xavier’s Church
4. St. Paul’s Church
5. A’Famosa
6. Malacca Sultanate Palace
7. Dutch Graveyard
8. Independece Memorial
9. Jonker Street
10. Nyona & Baba Heritage
11. Bukit China Hill
12. St. Peter’s Church

Christ Church Melaka

Christ Church is an 18th-century Anglican church in the city of Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest functioning Protestant church in Malaysia.

A Famosa Melaka

A Famosa is a Portuguese fortress located in Malacca, Malaysia. It is among the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Asia.

Established in 1896, the Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum was once the family home of the Baba Chan family known as Rumah Abu. Having been around for more than 100 years, this heritage building was built during the Dutch occupancy and later bought over by the Baba Chan family.

Established in 1896, the Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum was once the family home of the Baba Chan family known as Rumah Abu. Having been around for more than 100 years, this heritage building was built during the Dutch occupancy and later bought over by the Baba Chan family.

Must Eat:
Malacca is well-known for its baba & nyonya style spicy cooking which are normally served with rich coconut milk. There are numerous specialist baba & nyonya restaurants in town.

Nyonya restaurants
1.Manis Sayang Restaurant
Add: 617-618, Tmn. Melaka Raya

2. Nyonya Makko Restaurant
Add: 123, Tmn. Melaka Raya

3. Ole Sayang Restaurant
Add: 198-199, Tmn. Melaka Raya

4. Peranankan Restaurant
Add: 107, Jln. Tun Tan Cheng Lock

After a delicious meal, indulge in the “cendol”,a kind a pandan flavoured jelly served in coconut milk.

Nyonya Cendol
1.At the back of 51,Jln. Tun Tan Cheng Lock

2. Tan Kim Hock Durian Cendol
Add: 153,Jln. Laksamana Cheng Hoe

Chicken Rice
Famosa Chicken Rice Ball
Add: Jln Hang Kasturi, off Jln Hang Jebat

Famosa Chicken Rice Ball

Famosa Chicken Rice Ball

Local Cuisine
Satay stick with raw meat dipped in hot boiling satay sauce for cooking.

Capitol Satay Celup
Add: Jln. Banda Kaba
The stall open in the evening.

Shopping:
Opposite the Padang Pahlawan, within a short walking distance from the Dutch square is the largest shopping mall in Malacca – The Mahkota Parade.

Tan Kim Hock Product Centre is a place to purchase some local food products. Well known treats include “Gula Melaka” (brown sugar) & dodol, a chewy sweet cake. You may also sample Malacca varieties of barbequed squids, pineapple tarts, coconut candies, special blends of coffee, ginger & lemon drinks.

*Disclaimer: Above information were taken off a Q&A website.

More information about Malacca can be found on the internet or on the below websites:

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