Melaka is one of the states that reflects the heritage and legacy of Malaysia. The name ‘Melaka’ itself has its own story which is popular enough to earn a place in the history of Melaka state. The buildings are historically famous and each of them is crafted with tales that are worth knowing and learning about Malaysians. There are many buildings that have built centuries ago and those buildings still exist in Melaka. Those buildings are one of the identities of how Malaysia overcame colonization and became a separate country that is rich in culture. If you are visiting Melaka there are many restaurants, shops, and historical places that you can visit while you are here.
Here Are Some Of The Famous Places In Melaka
Jonker street or night market is one of the famous streets in Melaka that are filled with all kinds of street foods. You can buy the street food and walk around the place during nighttime. Each and every place has its own story in Melaka and it has been sustained to this day. Jonker street was found or created during the Dutch colonization in Melaka when they lived around the street nearby Jonker street. After the Dutch colonization era, this place was turned into a busy street for people to run their businesses. If you are a lover of street food and want to explore food culture in Melaka, Jonker Street is a suitable place for you.
The river cruise is one of the main attractions in Melaka which will allow you to enjoy the scenery of the place while riding on the boats by the river cruise. It is best to travel around the cruise at night as the sides of the river will be decorated with lights which makes the place more photo-worthy. In day times, you can admire the beauty of the vintage buildings of Melaka on both the left and right sides of the view. The boats are designed to carry the passengers around the places for approximately 45 minutes. The tickets for the Melaka river cruise can be bought online.
The Famous Cendol Shop Near Jonker Street
Cendol lovers this place is for you! If you are not aware of Cendol, this is a famous dessert that contains green jellies, sugar, and coconut milk with some ice. This famous Cendol stall is located beside the clock tower in Melaka and it is just a one-minute walk from Jonker street. The strategic location and the friendly staff are being the cherry on the cake in this Cendol stall. This place will be busy all the time for their variety of Cendol and you can get the Cendol with other traditional Malaysian snacks and desserts. The Cendol stall is suitable to be eaten during sunny times.
A’ Famosa Fort
As mentioned before in this article, Melaka has uncountable heritage buildings located around the area. A Famaso or Porta de Santiago is a fortress that was built around the 1500s during Portuguese colonization in Melaka. This is one of the vintages in Melaka and one can learn about the events that happened in the A Famosa fortress while visiting this place. A Famosa simply means famous in the Portuguese language and as per its name this fortress still being one of the famous places to visit in Melaka.
In order to visit all these historic places, you need to find the best hotels in Melaka. There are many majestic hotels in Melaka or in Malay you can also call as hotel Menarik di Melaka where you can stay and admire the amazing places around Melaka.
Best Hotel Around Melaka
1)The Majestic Malacca
The Majestic Malacca is one of the people’s favorite hotels around Malaysia and there are many reasons for it. This hotel is also being highly rated by people and of the reason is the excellent hospitality shown by the staffs working in this hotel. Majestic Malacca also excels in providing excellent services which satisfy the customers who stay in the hotel. Being located in a strategic location, Majestic Malacca is preferred by many tourists. The nearest places located near this hotel are the Malacca River and the Stadthuys Museum. It is a suitable place for a family vacation.
- Swimming pool
- Food & drinks
- Free parking spaces
- Fitness places
- Internet service
Address:188, Jalan Bunga Raya, Melaka, 75100 Melaka
2) DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka
DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka is located around many restaurants and tourist spots which makes this hotel a strategic place for visitors to stay here. Apart from the strategic location, this hotel attracts customers with a great ambiance of the hotel. The specialty of this hotel is it suitable to stay solo, as a couple, and with your whole family. In terms of room services, this hotel attracts its customers with amazing hospitality. The rooms in this hotel are well-built that provides more spaces for people to enjoy their stay over here. With cleanliness and great hospitality, DoubleTree Hotel makes customers stay in this place again and again.
- Wi-fi accessibility
- Child-friendly (With activities included for them)
- Free parking spaces
- Facilities for fitness (Gym&Spa)
- Minibar available
Address:Jalan Melaka Raya 23, Hatten City, 75000 Melaka
3) Noble Resort Hotel Melaka
If you are searching for a hotel to stay near all the amazing tourist spots mentioned in the list above, Noble Resort Hotel Melaka is the best choice for you. As a mix of both resort and hotel, this place allows people to enjoy more facilities and with amazing eateries inside the hotel itself. You will still enjoy the place even if you just stay inside the hotel area without going out as it provides customers with some quality services. This is one of the amazing resorts available in Melaka
- Many types of rooms
- Child-friendly (Kids clubs available)
- Different kinds of eateries
- Facilities related to businesses
- Wi-fi available
Address:1-A, Jalan Melaka Raya 2, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka
4) Casa Del Rio Melaka
Casa Del Rio hotel is suitable for people who want to chill- in with the amazing facilities around them. This hotel has many types of eateries, cafes, and bars to hang out inside the hotel area. If you want to visit other places while staying here, there are many heritage museums surrounding this hotel such as The Baba&Nyonya Museum, Melaka Sultana Palace Museum which are located within the nearest distance.
- Food & Drinks
- Child-friendly hotel
- Free Parking spots
- Wi-fi available
Address:88, Jalan Laksamana, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75200 Melaka
Contact: 06-289 6888