Melaka is one of the most popular states in Malaysia, and is known for its cultural diversity, with a lot of the scenery and architecture around the place having ample influence of several cultures, such as Chinese, Japanese, as well as Western Culture, apart from authentic Malaysian, which indeed, creates a unique and refreshing twist to the things around you, thus making a trip to Melaka one which is indeed, fun and worthwhile. The most common means to get there from Kuala Lumpur or other places is to travel by bus to Melaka.
Places for Sightseeing
There are indeed, several places in Melaka which you could do sightseeing, with the scenery being something that is indeed, unique. Having said that, some of the most popular ones include the Cheng Ho Cultural Museum, the Menara Taming Sari, St. Paul’s Hill, and the Flora de la Mar Maritime Museum. Other great places include Queen Victoria’s Fountain, Christ Church, Stadthuys, as Red Square. Futhermore, one could also do sightseeing at Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum. The architecture of these places are indeed, truly unique to the place and is thus definitely worth a visit. Furthermore, the museums are able to give you a great sense with regards to the history of the place.
Places for Shopping and Dining
A popular destination for those who would want to try the local cuisine at an affordable price would most definitely have to be Jonker Street’s Night market. Other great places would be the Babboon House, Jonker 88 where you could try Cendon Tea, as well as the Chung Wah Chicken Rice Balls. There are a lot of great places to dine, with some of them situated inside hotels to stay as well. Lastly, for some shopping, you could head to san shu gong/