Here are the top 24 tourist attractions to see in Melaka:

1. Jonker Street

4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Jonker Street, also known as Jalan Hang Jebat, is one of the biggest shopping cum exhibition streets located in the Chinatown of Melaka, Malaysia. With heritage bungalows and houses dating back to the 17th century settled up on either side of Jonker Street, this place looks very warm and homely.

2. Menara Taming Sari

4.3 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Menara Taming Sari is a 110-meter high tower which is located in Bandar Hilir, Melaka. The tower has a viewing platform that offers visitors a 360-degree view of Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City.

3. Christ Church Melaka

4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

In the midst of quaint little shops and streets filled with colourful trishaws, the Christ Church is immediately recognisable, with its tall, imposing red buildings and contrasting white cross. Located on Jalan Gareja or Church Street, the structure is full of layers of history.

4. Melaka River

3.8 /5

17 km
from city center
4 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

The clear and narrow Melaka River flows through the middle of Melaka city from Negeri Sembilan feeding the Straits of Melaka. Sign up for the 45-minute long Melaka River Cruise here and take in the city from a whole new angle.

5. A'Famosa

3.8 /5

28 km
from city center
5 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

A once-imposing Portuguese fortress, what remains of the 16th-century architectural masterpiece of A Famosa is a small gateway that acts as a beautiful piece of history in the within the city of Melaka. Being one of the oldest surviving remnants of European architecture in Asia, it has many a story to tell.

6. Pantai Klebang

7 km
from city center
6 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Pantai Klebang is a popular beach in Melaka, located near 1 Malaysian Square. The beach is well known for its white sand dunes and is a perfect backdrop for photographs.

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7. Stadthuys

1 km
from city center
7 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Stadthuys is a famous historical building at the Red Square area of Melaka. Spread over an area of 49,200 square feet, it houses the History and Ethnography Museum showcasing various historical and traditional items for a better experience and for gaining insight into the rich culture and history of Melaka.

8. The Shore Sky Tower

1 km
from city center
8 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Providing a stunning view of the whole city, stands the tallest building of Melaka, the Shore Sky Tower at the Kampung Bunga Paya Pantai area. The tower offers a breathtaking view up to 50 kilometres on every side with six units of telescopes around the roof and glass deck.

9. Upside Down House Melaka

0 km
from city center
9 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

The Upside Down House located in the Bandar Hill district of Melaka is famous tourist attraction featuring upside down furniture and decor . This unique house looks like any ordinary family house, but what makes it unique is its orientation which is the absolute reverse of the conventional houses.

10. Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum

10 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

The beautiful traditional house, giving insight into the rich culture and Chinese-Malay history is the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum at Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka. Managed by the Chan Family, the museum showcases Malaysia's history and Peranakan identity to honour the spirit of their ancestors.

11. Melaka Straits Mosque

1 km
from city center
11 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Located on the man-made Malacca Island, Melaka Straits Mosque, also referred to as Masjid Selat Melaka, is a floating mosque built on stilts above the sea. The mosque appears to be floating during high tide and foggy times providing an awe-inspiring sunrise and sunset views along with the splendid view of the Strait of Melaka.

12. Melaka Wonderland Theme Park

11 km
from city center
12 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Located in Ayer Keroh Melaka, Melaka Wonderland Theme Park is a water theme park in Malaysia. Surrounded by 360 hectares of tranquil greenery, it provides splendid views of the natural recreational forest.

13. Melaka Raya

1 km
from city center
13 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Melaka Raya is an urban township and business area in Malacca. Also known for shopping and entertainment along with dining establishments, the area happens to be within easy reach of Malacca’s historical locations and famous Chinatown.

14. Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary

14 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary, or as locally known as Taman Rama-Rama dan Reptilia Malacca, is an 11 acre butterfly and reptile sanctuary and zoo in Ayer Keroh, Melaka. Earlier known as the ‘The Butterfly Park Melaka’, it is one of the most famous natural attractions in the city.

15. Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

1 km
from city center
15 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia, dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy, Kuan Yin. Also known as the ‘Merciful Cloud Temple’ or ‘The Temple of Green Cloud’, it is located at the famous Harmony Street in Malacca.

16. Bukit Cina

1 km
from city center
16 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Located along Jalan Puteri Hang Li Poh in Melaka, Bukit Cina is the largest and oldest burial ground of Malacca’s Chinese community outside of China with over 12,500 graves. Also referred to as Chinese Hill, the cemetery stretches over 3 hills and also includes 20 Muslim tombs.

17. Mini Malaysia and ASEAN Cultural Park

17 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Located in Ayer Keroh district of Melaka, the Mini Malaysia and ASEAN Cultural Park is a theme park showcasing the traditional architecture and culture of every state in Malaysia and every country in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

18. Melaka Maritime Museum

0 km
from city center
18 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

The Melaka Maritime Museum is a replica of the Portuguese ship that sank in Malacca due to an unfortunate accident. The museum, also known as Flor de Lamar, is the most visited museum in Melaka and visitors can get an insight as to why Melaka was known as Venice of the East.

19. St Paul's Church Melaka

0 km
from city center
19 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Built in 1521, St. Paul Church is the oldest church in Southeast Asia and Malaysia. It is located on the summit of St. Paul Hill and forms part of the Malaccan Museum Complex.

20. Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

0 km
from city center
20 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

A must-visit for history buffs, Cheng Ho Cultural Museum is the largest museum in Malacca, located to the north of Melaka River. The museum features historical items, information and details about Cheng Ho's life and explorations, a Chinese Ming Dynasty admiral.

21. Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum

0 km
from city center
21 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Melaka Sultanate Palace is located in Melaka City and is a tribute to the Melaka Sultanate. It lies at the foot of St. Paul’s Hill and offers an insight into the ancient Malay Kingdom that existed in Malacca.

22. Dutch Square Melaka

1 km
from city center
22 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

The Dutch Square of Melaka is located in Bandar Hilir and is the most famous landmark. The square is surrounded by buildings painted in red, which gives rise to its popular name Red Square.

23. Villa Sentosa Melaka

1 km
from city center
23 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

Villa Sentosa Melaka is a traditional Malay house located in Kampung Morten. Positioned near the banks of the Malacca River, it is the best-preserved house, now open to the public as a private museum.

24. St Francis Xavier Church Melaka

1 km
from city center
24 out of 24
places to visit in Melaka

St. Xavier Church Melaka is named after St. Francis Xavier, located in Jalan Laksamana, Malacca. The 19th-century neo-Gothic building facing the Melaka River is well known for its Catholic Masses and is one of the most popular churches in Melaka.

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