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Malacca - A Historical World's Heritage City
  • Melaka and Georgetown historic cities of the Straits of Malacca have developed over 500 years of trading and cultural exchanges between East and West in the Straits of Malacca. The influences of Asia and Europe have endowed the towns with a specific multicultural heritage that is both tangible and intangible. With its government buildings, churches, squares and fortifications, Melaka demonstrates the early stages of this history originating in the 15th-century Malay sultanate and the Portuguese and Dutch periods beginning in the early 16th century. Featuring residential and commercial buildings, George Town represents the British era from the end of the 18th century. The two towns constitute a unique architectural and cultural townscape without parallel anywhere in East and Southeast Asia. Highlights: A Famosa St. Paul ruins Church Dutch Square (Christ Church) Jonker Street Enjoy a local Malaccan 'Peranakan' lunch

Tour Information

Location
Duration
8 Hours
Departure
09:00
Price per Participant
225.00 USD
Languages
Group size
1 - 20 people
Transportation
Bus
Car
Includes
Pick-up and drop off transfer to your designated location. (Kuala Lumpur) Return transfers (Kuala Lumpur to Malacca) Guided tour (English speaking) Lunch meal at local Peranakan restaurant
Excludes
Hotel Accommodation and Entrance fees (unless stated)
Cancellation

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DestinAsia

DestinAsia

Melaka and Georgetown historic cities of the Straits of Malacca have developed over 500 years of trading and cultural exchanges between East and West in the Straits of Malacca. The influences of Asia and Europe have endowed the towns with a specific multicultural heritage that is both tangible and intangible. With its government buildings, churches, squares and fortifications, Melaka demonstrates the early stages of this history originating in the 15th-century Malay sultanate and the Portuguese and Dutch periods beginning in the early 16th century. Featuring residential and commercial buildings, George Town represents the British era from the end of the 18th century. The two towns constitute a unique architectural and cultural townscape without parallel anywhere in East and Southeast Asia.

Highlights:

  • A Famosa
  • St. Paul ruins Church
  • Dutch Square (Christ Church)
  • Jonker Street
  • Enjoy a local Malaccan 'Peranakan' lunch

A Famosa

A Famosa is a Portuguese fortress located in Malacca, Malaysia. It is among the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Southeast Asia. The Porta de Santiago, a small gate house, is the only part of the fortress which still remains today.

St. Paul ruins Church

Christ Church

Christ Church is an 18th-century Anglican church in the city of Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest functioning Protestant church in Malaysia and is within the jurisdiction of the Lower Central Archdeaconry of the Anglican Diocese of West Malaysia.

Jonker Street

Jalan Hang Jebat, formerly known as Jonker Walk, is known worldwide among serious antique collectors as one of the best places to hunt and bargain for antiques. Nowadays Jonker Walk is in the old Chinatown. Jonker Walk is situated in the heart of Melaka. It's a long narrow five hundred meter street, flanked by old houses dating back to 17th century. It was merely a row of shacks when it started on the Western bank of Melaka River.

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