The vacation is on the way to approach and you must have started planning about the spot for which you need to take over. If you are fond of visiting historical places, then Melaka, a small but interesting state in Malaysia will be the best choice. Founded in 1400 A.D., it is today considered to be a hot spot for spice trade in Malaysia. This attracted bunch of conquerors from Portugal, Netherlands and Britain. In 1957, Malaysia claimed independence.

If you are on the way of booking your tickets to Malaysia, below are top 10 attractions in Melaka which will let you inform about the rich History and culture associated with this place:

Top 10 Attractions in Melaka, Malaysia

Melaka Sultanate Palace 

One of the beautiful palaces which existed during the era of Sultan Mansur Syah who ruled Malacca from 1456 to 1477. It is believed that the original palace got extinct during the Portuguese domination of Malacca.

St.Paul’s Church

One of the amazing places to visit in Malacca, Malaysia. It was built by the Portuguese empire during their colonial period in Malacca. It is said that the St. Paul’s Church was originally built in 1521.

Taman Mini Malaysia & ASEAN

Also known as The Mini Malaysia and ASEAN Cultural Park. The cultural theme park was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad in 1986

River Cruise

The transformation of a riverside from a small ordinary village to a tourist destination promises an exciting and enjoyable day by the river front. A great destination for families and loved ones due to presence of boat rides and local cuisine!

Cultural Museum

Visit to this particular spot must be included into your timetable as it reflects ancient culture of Malaysia. It will also provide you a better imminent into the history of the Malaccan sultanate along culture and customs of that time.

Cheng Hoon Teng

Sprawled across 49,250 square feet, this temple comprises a history of over 300 years. It has been a symbol of glory of the local Chinese. The awe-spiring wooden sculptures have enhanced the grace of this spot.

A’ Famosa

You will be overwhelmed with joy to learn that it is among the top 10 attractions in Melaka with full of fun and frolic. Perfect destination for family.

Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum

A quaint house which has been turned into a heritage museum! By walking through the hallways you can experience the culture, lifestyle as well as heritage of this unique community. The displays on the wall will definitely mesmerize you.

Jonker Street

Perfect place if you are looking for an exciting experience to explore all sorts of fun around the locality. A great place to fetch bargains, taste the local delights and have a look at the best of culture and heritage.

Christ Church

The Christ Church of Malacca is one of the greatest churches in the history of Malaysia. Its flawless architectural designs are inspired from Dutch colonial rule.