Dubbed the Venice of Asia, the old town of Melaka (or old name Malacca) brings in the gentle, charming of an old town but no less vibrant for a multicultural tourist land. Let’s take a look at these beautiful stops for you to freely check-in in this old town! So, where to go in Malacca Malaysia (where to go in Melaka Malaysia)? Let’s check out our suggested 10 top places to visit in Malacca, best places to visit in Melaka (best places to go in Melaka, best place to go in Malacca) and interesting, free, must visit places in Melaka (must go places in Malacca) to find out the answer!

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Malacca river
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Colorful Melaka tricshaws
Melaka itinerary 1 day Cafe by the Malacca River (1)
Melaka Chinatown

Melaka itinerary 1 day Cafe by the Malacca River (1)

Malacca day trip from KL Jonker Walk (1)
Melaka street food

Best places to visit in Melaka: Dutch Square

Address: Bandar Hilir, 75200 Malacca, Malaysia

With a name more familiar to those who love footsteps, “Red Square” is the first place that we should be raging when come to the old town of Malacca. Everywhere are red, the windmill stand out as the symbol of the Netherlands, Christian Church, the fountain or clock tower are spots for you freely virtual living.

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The Dutch square (or Red Square), the symbol of Malacca.

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The fountain

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Where to go in Melaka Malaysia? Chinatown

As the home of the Chinese people, the architecture here is bold old but still as beautiful as in epic Chinese films. Walking on this street, you will see Chinese houses for free to visit, from the display of furniture, to screens, skylights will help you transform into a great historical character.

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Chinatown
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The cafes in Chinatown are also very beautiful, you can stop at any corner to check-in right away.

Must go places in Malacca: Middelburg Bastion

Address: Bandar Hilir, 75200 Malacca, Malaysia

As a fortress where the Dutch built with mighty cannons, the fortress was built with honeycomb stone with the characteristic reddish-brown color of ancient Europe, standing here we can observe Malacca from above.

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Malacca day trip from KL Bastion Middleburg Fortress (1)
Bastion Middleburg Fortress
Malacca day trip from KL Bastion Middleburg Fortress (1)
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Must visit places in Malacca: St Paul’s Church

Address: Jalan Kota, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia

As the oldest church in Southeast Asia, St. Paul’s Church possesses the old brick color that has been eroded by time, stelae erected on both sides of the wall, bell tower and old saint statue.

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Where to go in Melaka Malaysia? Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum

Address: Jalan Kota, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia
Opened: 1984
Hours: 9AM–5PM / Monday: Closed

Malacca has a lot of museums for you to explore, the Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum possesses elaborate architecture, the entrance fee is only 5RM so you can explore the feudal history of Malacca. Inside there is also place wax statues depicting a tidal ceremony with captions for each position that is easy to understand, why not hesitate to explore the interesting history of this place?

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Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum

Melaka itinerary 1 day Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum (14)

Melaka itinerary 1 day Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum (14)
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Must go places in Melaka: Maritime Museum (Muzium Samudera, Flor de La Mar)

Address: Jln Merdeka, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia
Hours: 9AM–5:30PM / Monday: Closed

This is a model of the legendary Flor de la Mar ship that once participated in conquering Malacca, but on the way back to Portugal, it sank with a treasure trove just stolen. Admission to the museum is 3RM, and is open all day of the week (except Mondays) so that visitors can always enter to visit.

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Best places to visit in Melaka: Jonker Walking Street

Address: Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia

Packed with interesting street art as well as delicious food, this is the place that will take your breath away in Malacca. You can both live virtual and immerse yourself with street artists and tasting the delicious street foods of Malacca.

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| must go places in melaka

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Jonker Street at night

Malacca day trip from KL Jonker Walk (1)

Malacca day trip from KL Jonker Walk (1)
Coffee shop

Jonker Walk, Malacca

Must visit places in Melaka: Masjid Selat Mosque (Melaka Straits Mosque)

Address: Jalan Pulau Melaka 8, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia

With an unique combination of Malaysian and Middle Eastern architecture, Masjid Selat is only 3km from the city center. You will certainly not regret when coming here because of its unique architecture, or watching this church glow in the night.

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Where to go in Malacca Malaysia? Cafes and bars

Things making Malacca more crowded, bustling are cafes and bars, but equally beautiful and full of unique features. What’s more wonderful than sitting in a stylish cafe and watching the vibrant Malacca, right?

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Best places to visit in Melaka: Colorful wall paintings (Mural)

A corner of Venice of Asia is unique colorful wall paintings originating from a variety of cultures: Islam, India, or ancient European style. Just walking around the old town you will immediately meet these colorful paintings.

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Melaka itinerary 1 day Cafe by the Malacca River (1)
Colorful houses

1 day in Melaka Sailing on the Malacca River (1)

An ancient, tranquil and culturally diverse of Malacca, a place where any small corner becomes poetic, so that is to say, going to Malaysia without going to Malacca is a waste of a journey. So hurry up and take note of these shooting locations and immediately plan a wonderful trip to Malacca and take pictures for your life!

Some best day tours, trips, activities and transfer services, tickets in and from Melaka you can refer to

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