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  • The Malacca Straits Mosque - a popular photo stop while on our Malaysia tours.
  • Malacca Christ Church
  • A waterfall in Malacca's Botanical Gardens
  • Colourful bikes in the city
  • Sunset on the Straits of Malacca
  • An old car on the streets of Malacca

A unique destination on Malaysia vacations is Malacca, the capital city of the state of Malacca,  located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, approximately 128kms southeast of Kuala Lumpur.

Situated near the Strait of Malacca, the city also surrounds a part of the winding Malacca River, making it an important trading port once, before colonial rule.

Listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008, Malacca is considered Malaysia’s most historic city. Under the rule of various empires throughout the centuries, including a Sultan, Portuguese, Dutch, and British, Malacca features an interesting blend of Chinese and European influences.

The most impressive relic from the Dutch period is the massive pink town hall, Stradthuys, built between 1641 and 1660. Located in the heart of the city, and believed to be the oldest Dutch building in Asia, it now features the Museum of History and Ethnographic.

St. Paul’s Hill, located in the historic central area of Malacca, is home to ruins of St. Paul’s Church, built by the Portuguese over 400 years ago, while Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, also located in the old part of the city, is the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia, founded in 1646.

Considered Malaysia’s culturally historic centre, Malacca offers visitors tropical climates, ancient relics, antique shops, temples, Chinese streets, and a slower and more relaxed atmosphere in its charming town, to be experienced on a Malaysia tour.

 


 

Malaysia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Malaysia  vacations.

Learn about the history and culture of Malaysia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Malaysia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Malaysia for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Malaysia tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Malaysia tour, consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages, India tours and Thailand vacation packages plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.

 

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