Founded in 1403, the Sultanate of Malacca was once the greatest and most powerful empire and seaport in South East Asia. The Portuguese, Dutch and British ruled over Malacca's silk and spice trade. This rich heritage is evident in the unique mix of architectural styles in the buildings found all over the area.
The small city-state of Malacca is a fascinating multicultural place where you can glimpse what makes Malaysia such a desirable destination. Malacca remains one of the most rewarding experiences for the visitor whether it is food, architecture or culture.
You will be picked up from yor hotel in an air-conditioned coach/ private vehicle. This tour starts out from Kuala Lumpur and heads for the small city-state of Malacca (Melaka). You will experience a rich seam of history, culture and tradition that stretches back several centuries.
A brief profile of some of the sights you will visit on this tour are given for your information.
Visit the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia. The temple is one of the most outstanding temples and the recipient of an UNESCO award.
The imposing red Dutch Stadhuys is the Town Hall and the Governor’s residence. It is believed to be the oldest Dutch building in the East.
Walk through the ruins of St Paul's Church where St Francis Xavier was once buried. The setting of the Church is beautiful with imposing walls and magnificent old tombstones.
Malacca is also one of the birthplaces of the 'Babas' - a mix of Chinese and Malay cultures uniquely its own.
During the course of the tour there will be a break for lunch.
After a day of rich and satisfying experiences you will be taken back to your hotel.
Although we had a bus that should have been pensioned off years ago we had an enjoyable trip and although we could hardly understand our tour host we made the most of the tri... ian derrick
Great trip down memory lane and history lesson about the Malacca spice trail. A few added extras like temples and a great lunch made it good value.... Michelle Caldaia
Start time: 0830h (08:30am)
Duration: 9 hours
Your hotel in Kuala Lumpur.
(Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Your hotel in Kuala Lumpur
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm departure details.
Untill 31 Mar 2014: Approx RM25 per person will be charged for pick-up & drop-off at Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel, Palace Of The Golden Horses, KL Sentral (Hilton KL & Le Meridien), Cititel Midvalley, Boulevard Midvalley, Palace Beach & Spa, Pearl International and all other hotels in PJ, Subang & Shah Alam area.
01 Apr 14 - 31 Mar 15: A surcharge of MYR30.00 per person is applicable for pick-up and drop-off at Sunway Lagoon Resort & Spa, KL Sentral, (Hilton KL & Le Meridien), Cititel Midvalley, Boulevard and all other hotels in Petaling Jaya.
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