Place of Interest

Melaka is a well-known tourist site due to its historic background. There are many interesting places to visit in Melaka, here is a list of a few places that you should visit in Melaka:

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IKAN BAKAR PARAMESWARA RESTAURANT

Famous ‘ikan bakar’ or grill fish restaurant in Melaka.  A must places to taste when you come and visit Melaka. Its serve fresh seafood in affordable price.

 

Distance: 1 km/ 3 minutes drive


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PERKAMPUNGAN IKAN BAKAR TERAPUNG

‘Perkampungan Ikan Bakar Terapung’ is a restaurant complex built at the sea shore just above the water level. So it will look like a floating building when tide happen.

There are various seafood restaurants nearby:

  • Ikan Bakar Anjung Batu Enck Yuso: 1Km/ 3 minutes’ drive
  • Medan Ikan Bakar Pernu-Umbai : 1.8Km/ 5 minutes’ drive
  • Ikan Bakar Alai Cyrstal Bay: 5 Km/ 10 minutes’ drive
  • Grill fish Restaurant:  1.8Km/ 5 minutes’ driv
  • D’Anjung Ikan Bakar:  500 meter/ 2 minutes’ drive
  • Ikan Bakar Muara Sungai Duyung: 7.4 Km/ 15 minutes’ drive

Distance: 1 km/ 3 minutes drive


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PULAU BESAR (THE MYSTIRICAL ISLAND)

It is located about 15km south east of Melaka city and can be reached by ferry or speed boat. It is best known for its ancient Islamic graves, tombs and mausoleums which are scattered around the island. The tomb of Syarifah Rodziah/Siti Sarah (one of Syeikh Ismail’s relatives) is located nearby as are several other graves and mausoleums.These tombs attract many visitors, particularly Malaysian and Singaporean Muslims of Indian descent. The ferry operates from Anjung Batu Jetty which is just one or two kilometres further on from Umbai. There is car park at the ferry terminal (RM3).

 

Distance: 1 km/ 3 minutes drive


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PASAR MINI ESAH HANIFF

If you wish to cook, there is ample choices of groceries available here at affordable price.

 

Distance: 1 km/ 3 minutes drive


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PANTAI SIRING JETTY

Pantai Siring Jetty is the perfect spot to indulge your maritime hobby. Get ferried to one of the kelongs, where you’ll have 24-hour fishing privileges and the chance to camp and spend the night and fishing there. You also can buy fresh seafood at the market in Pantai Siring Jetty.

 

Distance: 2Km / 5 minutes’ drive


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Pengkalan Sempang, Merlimau MARKET

Pengkalan Sempang “Gerai Ikan Segar” or fresh fish market is situated in Kampung Pengkalan Sempang. It is situated near the fisherman community hall of the village. The fish are fresh and for sure they taste much better and you could also keep them longer in fridge. So, those fish lovers who want to try to eat and cook fresh fish, you are recommended to come here.

 

Distance: 8Km / 13 minutes’ drive


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DATARAN PAHLAWAN

Dataran Pahlawan is an ultra-modern shopping mall that stands out in the middle of the historical city of Melaka. Surrounded by historical sites such as A’Famosa and St. Paul’s Hill, the nine-storey mall is filled with international retail outlets, entertainment centres, food and beverages outlets and souvenir shops which caters to visitors of all ages.

 

Distance: 13 Km/ 25 minutes’ drive


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TAMING SARI TOWER

The Taming Sari Tower is a revolving gyro tower in Melaka City, Malacca, Malaysia. From a height of 80 metres, the ride offers you a spectacular and panoramic view of Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City.

 

Distance: 10 Km/ 20 minutes’ drive


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JONKER STREET

Jonker Street is the centre street of Chinatown and 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 weekends that sells many things such as snacks and souvenirs.

 

Distance: 15 Km/ 20 minutes’ drive


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A FARMOSA / PORTA DE SANTIAGO

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

 

Distance: 12 Km/ 25 minutes’ drive


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STADTHUYS

The Stadthuys is a historical structure situated in the heart of Melaka City, the administrative capital of the state of Melaka, Malaysia in a place known as the Red Square. The Stadhuys is known for its red exterior and nearby red clock tower. It was built by the Dutch in 1650 as the office of the Dutch Governor and Deputy Governor.

 

Distance: 12 km / 25 minutes’ drive


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PORTUGESE SETTLEMENT

In the small town of Melaka there is a small settlement where Portuguese descendants live and carry on their daily life in Malaysia. It is located near the seaside where you can view the straits of Melaka from a distance. During Christmas, the residents of the settlement will decorate their houses with beautiful ornaments and it is a must to witness for once in a lifetime.

 

Distance:11 Km / 22 minutes’ drive


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MELAKA RIVER

It is a popular tourist attraction primarily because of the 45-minute River Cruise. You will be able to view antique shop houses, local settlements and ancient bridges as well as modern decorations and local art displays within Melaka.

 

Distance: 15 Km/ 25 minutes’ drive


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MARITIME MUSEUM AND NAVAL MUSEUM

Built in 1990 and housed in a faithful recreation of the Flora de la Mar, a Portuguese galleon that sank off the coast of Melaka, the Maritime Museum certainly merits a visit. View for an in-depth look into Melaka’s history via old maps and relics.

 

Distance: 14.5 Km/ 27 minutes’ drive


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MAHKOTA PARADE

Opened in 1994, the four-storey shopping mall was recently refurbished to embrace a modern, sleeker look, and with new exciting tenants on board, it is set to take the shopping scene in Melaka by storm. The iconic shopping mall sits right in the middle of the city centre, surrounded by Melaka’s most famous landmarks, such as A’Famosa, St. Paul’s Hill and across from its biggest competitor, Dataran Pahlawan shopping mall.

 

Distance: 15 Km/ 30 minutes’ drive


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HATTEN SQUARE

Another trendy shopping mall situated in the middle of Melaka City Centre, Hatten Square Suites and Shoppes is a four-storey shopping mall located along Jalan Merdeka. Occupying the bottom levels of the massive mixed development complex, the shopping mall has a number of international brands, with H&M and Braun Buffel, just to name a few, as well as independent retail stores ranging from boutiques to hair salons.

 

Distance: 13 Km/ 25 minutes’ drive


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ZOO MELAKA

Melaka Zoo & Night Safari, it is not just about a walk through to see animals but a whole new wildlife discovery with various programs suitable from pre-schoolers to university students and corporate companies.

 

Distance: 22 Km/ 32 minutes’ drive


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A’ FARMOSA RESORT

A’Famosa Resort is an integrated Resort located in Melaka named after the 16th century Portuguese fort of the same name which was once stood near the harbour of Malacca city. The resort consists of golf course, water theme park known as Water World, a cowboy town also known as Old West and Animal Safari World.

 

Distance: 50 Km / 1 hours’ drive

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