Malaysia is one of the most visited countries in Asia, and Melaka or Malacca is once great place to visit in the country because of its hand-crafted souvenirs, red-painted Dutch brick architecture, grandiose temples, colorful Baba-Nyononya houses, and commanding mosques. Melaka is considered the birthplace of the Malay civilization, with a rich history of colonial rule under the British, the Portuguese, and the Dutch. The currency of Melaka is Ringgit, wherein the currency rate is about 1 MYR=USD0.23, and the best money exchange rates are found in the malls of Kuala Lumpur.
There are three international airports in Kuala Lumpur namely the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) which is a low-cost carrier, and the Subang Skylark Airport. From Kuala Lumpur, you can ride a bus and travel two and a half hours which is a cheaper way to get to Melaka, or you can also take a flight to Malacca International Airport that is situated in Batu Berendam. If you are coming from Singapore, you can take a bus at the Queen street Bus Terminal, Katong V Mall, City Plaza Singapore, Golden Mile complex, Tampines, Boon bay, and Golden Mile Tower, and the travel time is approximately four hours. In Melaka, you can ride the groovy Melaka trishaw, which is really cheap and most attractions are just walking distance. The top on the list are the Dutch Square and the Chinatown District. For only MYR per hour, you can enjoy having a tour around Melaka, good for two persons through a trishaw or tricycle decorated with stuff toys and flowers, featuring cartoon characters such as Pokemon, Hello Kitty, and Doraemon. You can also take the Melaka river cruise, which is a leisure way to tour around.
With cheap, mid-range, and luxury hotels available, we can say that the hotel accommodations in Melaka are reasonably priced that can fit any budget. There are many tourists attractions in Melaka including the Christ Church Melaka, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthu Temple, the Stadthuys, Jonker walk, St. Paul’s Hill, A’Famosa Fort, Maritime Museum, Kampung Kling Mosque, Taming Sari Tower, and Melaka Floating Mosque. Enjoy the Melaka food including chicken rice balls, cendol, Nyonya laksa or Nyonya asam laksa, and Gula Melaka. You can check our website or homepage for more info about Melaka food, accommodations, and attractions.
There are a lot of things to do in Melaka aside from taking photos and sight-seeing the best attractions. Experience Melaka at its best by having a tour with your family and friends. We can help you check the best accommodation and book a tour package today in Melaka!