Today, the Stadthuys is the museum that holds the centuries-old history of Malacca. Just a few steps away is Christ Church, built in the 18th century in Dutch architecture. Initially, the church was painted white, then in the 1900s turned red, so it is also called “Red Church.” In addition, St. Paul’s Church, the fortress of Famosa or the fortress of Porta de Santiago are also not to be missed.
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The unique shape of this museum’s unique ship will make it easy for you to recognize. The museum will tell you about ocean trade, an important part of the history of Malacca, turning this place from a small fishing village into a major trading port on the route connecting Asia and in Europe in the 15th century. Today, although the heyday has retreated, there are still about 2,000 ships passing through this street every year.
Address: Jalan Merdeka, Bandar Hilir.
Admission Fee: 5 MYR.
Other famous attractions
In addition famous places to visit above, you can visit some other famous landmarks and attractions of Melaka such as: St. Paul’s Church, A Fomasa Fortress, Middleburg Fortress, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum, Chinatown, Take a boat cruise on the Melaka River …
Enjoy a beautiful afternoon at Baboon House
When coming to in Malacca, let’s enjoy the moments of “slow life”. So, the most popular, easiest and most fun way to enjoy an unforgettable life is to go to Baboon House on a beautiful afternoon and sip a cup of coffee. If you want to be more elegant, you can read some pages of books.To this restaurant, you will see how familiar because the restaurant was built based on the inspiration from the ancient town of Hoi An (Vietnam). Good books, good coffee, warm space, so enough for a beautiful sunny afternoon.
Address: 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Kampung Bukit China.
Opening Hours: open from 10h00 to 17h00 daily.
Enjoy live music at the Geographer Cafe
The restaurants in Malacca close very early, however, if you want to enjoy the nightlife, the Geographer is a good choice. The cafeteria is open until 1 am and there are live music performances all around the corner.
Address: 83 Jalan Hang Jebat.
Opening Hours: Open daily from 10h00 to 01h00.
Malacca travel blog: What to eat in Malacca?
Food tourism – an indispensable part of every journey.The scenery in Malacca are wonderful, the food here will also make you much more interested.
Chicken Rice Ball
This is the most popular dish in Malaysia. However, the chicken rice in Malacca has an interesting version: The rice after being cooked with chicken broth will be squeezed into rounds of chicken, sweet and fragrant soft. If you want to eat this dish, you should go to Famosa Chicken Rice Ball – 21 Jalan Hang Jebat. However, you should come soon. We came to eat at 8 pm and received the smile of the innkeeper: “Very sorry, the restaurant was closed. Please come back at 9 am tomorrow! ”
The traditional rice dish is known throughout the country “hibiscus flower”. Rice is a fatty corner of coconut milk, aroma of pineapple leaves and is used with many dishes accompanying: fried anchovies, roasted peanuts, boiled/fried eggs and cucumber slices. Nowadays, many restaurants offer more variants of this dish, such as Nasi Lemak with chicken, beef, squid, blood cockle or even the vegetarian version. You can easily find this dish anywhere, from the sidewalk to the luxury restaurants.
Nyonya Laksa is the characteristic dishes of Baba-Nyonya culture. A bowl of laksa including large noodles, fish balls, fresh shrimp, boiled eggs, tofu and bean sprouts. When you put the sweet and fatty broth cooked from coconut milk and curry. This time we went to Nancy’s Kitchen – 13 Jalan KL 3/8, Taman Kota Laksamana. This restaurant is open only from 11 am to 5 pm.
Satay is meat skewers (maybe chicken, beef or lamb) marinated with peanuts and some typical spices, then roasted on the charcoal stove, Peanut flavor, this dish more and more aromatic. Here they even think of Satay Celup, instead of grilling, you will dip the meat skewers in a large pot of water like many stores Tok or sell in Korea. This dish is sold at Jonker Street night market.
It is Malaysia’s famous desserts include red bean, coconut milk, corn syrup, pineapple, palm sugar and durian that can beat all good believers after a tasting. This dish is sold in stores on the Jonker Walk. However, gourmets often talk about Jonker 88, open daily from 10:30 to 17:30.
Another noteworthy dessert is Putu Piring. Sweet cakes made from rice flour and palm sugar, after steamed, will be placed on banana leaves covered with a layer of coconut.
Putu Piring Tengkara:
Address: Putu Piring Jalan Tengkara – 252 Jalan Tengkara.
Opening Hours: from 18:30 to 22:30 from Monday to Saturday.
Durian cream cake
In Vietnam, there is also this cake, but in Malacca, the durian cake mixed with cream fresh cream hidden inside the foam soft shell will certainly make this dish more delicious than 1,000 times. Let’s believe us! Contraindications to those who intend to diet. Because you just to bite a piece, you will not deny the wonderful taste of this cake and want to eat more. The Jalan Hang Lekir area, Jonker Walk is home to many of this cake.
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