With the red-painted Dutch brick architecture, colorful Baba-Nyononya houses, grandiose temples, hand-crafted souvenirs, and commanding mosques, Melaka or Malacca is truly one of the most visited destinations in Malaysia. The birthplace of Malay civilization is Melaka or Malacca turning heads of foreign nationals and even before the rise of Singapore, with a rich history of colonial rule under the Dutch, Portuguese, and the British. 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.
To get to Melaka, there are three international airports which include 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. In Melaka, the most visited attractions are Chinatown District, famous for the Nyonya houses converted to museums and antique shops, and the Dutch Square, well-known for its red buildings. One cool way to get around to Melaka is to ride a tricycle or trishaw which is about MYR 40 per hour. You can also tour around Melaka through a leisure way via the Melaka river cruise.
With cheap, mid-range, and luxury hotels available, we can say that the hotel accommodations in Melaka are reasonably priced that can fit any budget. You can come to Meaka and see the famous tourists attractions like the Christ Church Melaka, the Stadthuys, Jonker walk, St. Paul’s Hill, Kampung Kling Mosque, Taming Sari Tower, A’Famosa Fort, Maritime Museum, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthu Temple, and Melaka Floating Mosque. When it comes to the famous Melaka food, they 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.
Aside from sight-seeing and taking selfies from the famous tourists attractions in melaka, there are many things you can do such as shopping, nature tripping, and others. Come and experience Malaysia, and get to visit Melaka with your family and friends. Book a tour package now!