Historical Malacca Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur

Cultural & Theme Tours in Melaka

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Visit St. Peter’s Church (1710) – the oldest Christian Church still in use in Malaysia. Drive past the largest 17th century Chinese cemetery outside of China, located at Bukit China or Chinese Hill. Stop at the foothill to view the Sultan’s Well before driving through the Portuguese Settlement.Proceed to view the famous gateway. ‘Port De Santiago’ and the ruins of St. Paul’s Church lined by 17th century Dutch tombstones. Next on the list is “Red Square” – the salmon pink Dutch administrative buildings which today house the Malacca Museum and government offices. Visit Christchurch before proceeding for lunch, we visit the ‘Abode Merciful Clouds’ or the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the only temple where you can find 3 major doctrines of local Chinese belief under the same roof, viz : Taoim, Buddhism and Confucianism. Take a stroll along Malacca’s Jonker Street, which ends by the banks of the Malacca river
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: St. Peter's Church, Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka StateVisit St. Peter’s Church (1710) – the oldest Christian Church still in use in MalaysiaDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Bukit China (Chinese Hill), Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka StateDrive past the largest 17th century Chinese cemetery outside of China, located at Bukit China or Chinese HillStop At: Portuguese Settlement, Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka StateThe Portuguese Settlement Melaka, or Kampung Portugis, is located a couple of kilometres outside of Melaka city centre in an area known as Ujong Pasir and is home to a small community of around 1,000 people descended from early Portuguese settlers.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Porta de Santiago, Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka StateThe Porta De Santiago (A Famosa) is one of the most popular sites that you can find when visiting Malacca. It is a major historical landmark and is probably the most photographed structure in Malacca. The A Famosa is located just next to the Stadthuys building. The fort of Porta De Santiago (A Famosa) is one of the oldest surviving European architectural remains in the whole of Asia. This tiny gate which we call A Famosa or Porta de Santiago is the last remains of what used to be a mighty fortress.Duration: 1 hourStop At: St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul), Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka StateThe ruins of St. Paul’s Church are at the summit of St. Paul's Hill. Built on the site of the last Malaccan sultan’s istana (palace), it was constructed by Portuguese fidalgo (nobleman) captain, Duarte Coelho, in gratitude to the Virgin Mary for saving his life during a storm at sea. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Red Square (Dutch Square), Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka StateNext on the list is “Red Square” – the salmon pink Dutch administrative buildings which today house the Malacca Museum and government officesDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Christ Church, Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka StateVisit Christchurch before proceeding for lunchDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka Statewe visit the ‘Abode Merciful Clouds’ or the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the only temple where you can find 3 major doctrines of local Chinese belief under the same roof, viz : Taoim, Buddhism and Confucianism. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Jonker Street, Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka StateJonker Street – the centre street of Chinatown – was once renowned for its antique shops. However over the years it has turned to clothing and crafts outlets as well as restaurants. The best part of Jonker Street is the night market on Fridays and Saturdays that sells everything from tasty treats to cheap keepsakes.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Malacca River, Melaka, Central Melaka District, Melaka Statewhich ends by the banks of the Malacca river.Melaka River was once dubbed the ‘Venice of the East’ by European seafarers as it was a prominent port of entry for traders from Europe and Asia during the late 16th century. Spanning a total distance of 10km, it is also believed to be where Malacca was founded by Sumatran Prince Parameswara, who built his palace along the east side of the riverbank (at the foot of St. Paul’s Hill) in the 1400s.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Air-condition Vehicle
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Set Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Malacca River
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