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Things to do in Melaka 2024 | Pelago by Singapore Airlines

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Historic Heritage Tours 

Explore Melaka's rich history with guided tours to iconic landmarks and museums.

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Immerse yourself in Melaka's vibrant arts scene with workshops and galleries showcasing local talent.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the must-try foods in Melaka?
Some of the must-try foods in Melaka include Nyonya laksa, chicken rice balls, satay celup, cendol, and Portuguese egg tarts.
What are the top attractions in Melaka?
Some of the top attractions in Melaka include A Famosa Fort, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, and Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum.
Is it safe to drink tap water in Melaka?
It is generally safe to drink tap water in Melaka as the city has a good water treatment system. However, it is recommended to drink bottled water or boiled water for those with sensitive stomachs.
Are there any beaches in Melaka?
Melaka is not known for its beaches. However, there are nearby coastal areas such as Port Dickson and Tanjung Bidara that offer beautiful beaches for relaxation and water activities.
What is the best way to explore Melaka's heritage sites?
The best way to explore Melaka's heritage sites is by walking or cycling. Many of the historical attractions are located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site area, which is pedestrian-friendly. Guided tours are also available for a more in-depth exploration.

About Melaka

Melaka, also known as Malacca, is a historical city located in the southern region of Malaysia. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is famous for its rich cultural heritage and colonial architecture. The currency used in Melaka is the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR). Melaka offers a unique blend of Malay, Chinese, and European influences, making it a fascinating destination for history buffs and food enthusiasts alike.

When to visit

The best time to visit Melaka is during the dry season, which is from March to October. The weather is generally hot and humid throughout the year, with occasional rainfall. However, it is advisable to avoid visiting during the monsoon season, which occurs from November to February, as heavy rains can disrupt outdoor activities and sightseeing.

The best time to visit Melaka is during the dry season, which is from March to October. The weather is generally hot and humid throughout the year, with occasional rainfall. However, it is advisable to avoid visiting during the monsoon season, which occurs from November to February, as heavy rains can disrupt outdoor activities and sightseeing.
Getting around

Getting around Melaka is relatively easy as the city is compact and most attractions are within walking distance. Visitors can explore the city on foot or rent bicycles to navigate the narrow streets. Alternatively, trishaws (bicycle rickshaws) are a popular mode of transportation and offer a unique way to experience the city. Taxis and ride-sharing services are also available for longer distances or if you prefer a more convenient option.

Getting around Melaka is relatively easy as the city is compact and most attractions are within walking distance. Visitors can explore the city on foot or rent bicycles to navigate the narrow streets. Alternatively, trishaws (bicycle rickshaws) are a popular mode of transportation and offer a unique way to experience the city. Taxis and ride-sharing services are also available for longer distances or if you prefer a more convenient option.
Traveller tips

Don't miss a visit to the iconic red Dutch Square, which is home to the famous Christ Church and Stadthuys. Sample the local delicacies such as Nyonya cuisine, which is a fusion of Chinese and Malay flavors. Take a river cruise along the Melaka River to admire the city's beautiful architecture and vibrant street art. Visit Jonker Street, a bustling night market where you can shop for souvenirs, try street food, and experience the vibrant atmosphere. Explore the historical sites and museums to learn about Melaka's rich history and cultural heritage. Be respectful of the local customs and traditions, such as removing your shoes before entering temples or mosques.

Don't miss a visit to the iconic red Dutch Square, which is home to the famous Christ Church and Stadthuys. Sample the local delicacies such as Nyonya cuisine, which is a fusion of Chinese and Malay flavors. Take a river cruise along the Melaka River to admire the city's beautiful architecture and vibrant street art. Visit Jonker Street, a bustling night market where you can shop for souvenirs, try street food, and experience the vibrant atmosphere. Explore the historical sites and museums to learn about Melaka's rich history and cultural heritage. Be respectful of the local customs and traditions, such as removing your shoes before entering temples or mosques.

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