Malacca Hotels - Straits of Malacca - Malacca AKA Melaka, dubbed The Historic State or Negeri Bersejarah among locals, is the third smallest Malaysian state, after Perlis and Penang. It is located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, on the Straits of Malacca. It borders Negeri Sembilan to the north and the state of Johor to the south. The capital is Malacca City, which is 148 km south east to Malaysia capital city Kuala Lumpur, 235 km south east to Johor's largest city Johor Bahru and 95 km south east to Johor's second largest city Batu Pahat. This historical city centre has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 7 July 2008.
Enjoy a Wealth of Intriguing Sights in Malacca by John Nathaniel
Known for its famous sandy coastline, Malacca is also home to the Hawksbill turtles besides housing an incredible array of historical buildings.
Are you ready to travel through time and find yourself in a destination surrounded with historical buildings? Do you want to climb up the Tangga Melaka or the Malaccca Steps?
Visitors staying in beautiful Malaysia Malacca hotels can set out to view the Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum, the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum and the renowned Tangga Melaka or the Malacca Steps of the Malay houses. Tourists will love the delicious cuisine of Malacca with sambal belacan, cencaluk, ikan asam pedas, satay celup, Chicken Rice Ball, Nyonya-Baba cuisine with Nyonya Laksa, Peranakan cuisine with Ayam Pong The and Itik Tim.
Visitors can take off to explore the rich architecture of the renowned Fort A Famosa, St. Paul's Church, St. Peter's Church and St. John's Fort. With the settlement of the Portuguese colonists, visitors can experience their influence especially with the tasty Portuguese egg tarts, Devil's Curry and Ikan Bakar. Tourists can discover the unique building of Christ Church with its seamless ceiling skylights, handcrafted church benches, a copper replica of the Bible and various memorabilia. Families can spend a quiet time at the Gothic Francis Xavier Church and admire the Dutch architecture of Stadthuys that has been transformed in to the Museum of History and Ethnography. Known as Negeri Bersejarah or the Historic State, Malacca is located on the Straits of Malacca with the Johor to the south and Negeri Sembilan to the north with the accolade of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tome Pires, a Portuguese writer described Malacca as 'Whoever is Lord of Malacca has his hand on the throat of Venice'as it was a thriving city. Visitors can enjoy a host of sights and take off on a short excursion to view Ayer Keroh on the outskirts of Malacca that displays a charming backwater vista. Tourists can indulge in great dining options, shopping and nightlife while families can visit the Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary and the Melaka Zoo.
Walk into a Heritage City
Lovers of antiques can stroll along Jalan Hang Jebat or Jonker Street that displays antiques and is lit up over the weekends. Visitors can view the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple that is located in the area of Malacca’s Unesco World Heritage Site, admire Malacca’s oldest mosque, the Tranquerah Mosque and experience the colors of culture at the Portuguese Square. Tourists and their families can view the Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary, the Melaka River Pirate Park with the Ferris Wheel and take a river cruise down the Malaccan River which is also called as the ‘Venice of the East.’
Families on a vacation to Malacca can go on an excursion to Alor Gajah, enjoy the A’Famosa Resort and relax on the verdant Alor Gajah Square with its brightly painted shop houses. Lovers of history can discover over 12, 500 graves at the biggest Chinese cemetery known as Bukit China, visit the 17th century Poh San Teng Temple and the Sultan’s Well. Visitors can rejuvenate at the several night spots with hip and happening clubs, pubs and bars. Tourists staying in a gorgeous Malacca hotel can spend a great time enjoying luxury and leisure.
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