PLACES TO GO

A Famosa (Porta De Santiago)

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A Famosa (Porta De Santiago) is the gate of the city fortress in Malacca. This gate is the legacy of Portuguese and a fort that was so strong in the past.

The fort was first having a long wall and four major towers. One of the main four - story tower, while the other is a weapon storage room, residential quarters for the captain and officers.

Jonker Street (China Town)

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Jonker Street in Melaka is one of the best places for tourists to visit due to the fact that the place is very historical and cultural in its roots. There are many shop outlets and stalls such as food stalls, art and craft stalls, souvenir stalls, and clothing stalls here.

All these stalls are very much culturally prepared and thus, if guests like to have a taste on the local cultural, Jonker Street would definitely be the best place to be.

Melaka River Cruise

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Experience the spectacular cruise down the River Melaka 9km away for 45 minutes while enjoying the beautiful scenery, buildings and shop houses relics Dutch era, traditional Malay houses and many other interesting sights of world heritage relics.

THE STADTHUYS

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Built in 1650 as the official residence of Dutch Governors and their officers, the edifice is an example of Dutch architecture. Preserved in its original structure and form, it now houses the History Museum and Ethnography Museum. On display daily are traditional bridal costumes and relics from Malacca's glorious past.

HANG TUAH MAUSOLEUM

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The famous Malay Warrior served as the admiral of Malacca's naval forces who defended successfully countless attacks against Malacca. The outstanding military exploits of Hang Tuah and his four comrades; Hang Jebat, Hang Lekiu, Hang Lekir and Hang Kasturi has made him a legend in the history of Malacca. Hang Tuah's bravery was discovered during his adolescence when he single-handed arrested a man who had run amok. His valor caught Sultan's attention and he was conferred a knighthood, the youngest ever to be knighted.

MARITIME MUSEUM

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The museum is constructed after 'Flor De La Mar'. The Portuguese galleon sank in the Straits of Malacca on its way to Portugal. With her hull laden with invaluable treasures seized from Malacca, the galleon was doomed from existence had it not for the efforts to revive its symbolic significance to Malacca's heritage. At the museum, visitors can get a closer look at Malacca from the famed Malay Sultanate of the 14th century to the Portuguese era, the Dutch era and the British era. There are exhibits of foreign ships models that had once called at the port of Malacca during the height of its maritime hegemony.