1 Day Tour Historical Malacca ( UNESCO LISTED site)

Overview

Malacca is listed as UNESCO HERITAGE city with rich trading history. The Chinese brought silk and Buddhism. The Siamese Ivory and Buddhism. The Indians Cloth and Hinduism. The Arabs Perfumes, Pearls and Islam. 1511 Portuguese occupation – Catholicism. 1641 Dutch – Protestant. 1795 British took over and left us with Independence on 31 August 1957 and Anglican religion.

Highlights

Daily departures on shared basis. Good for tourists with time crunch.
Step back into history
1 Lunch 
Family friendly and physically not challenging
Return transfers by our English speaking Chauffeur-Guide with commentary, Please wait at the reception.
All entrance fees – River Cruise and Stadthuys Dutch Museum
Free flow mineral water

UNESCO LISTED HISTORIC CITY

 

Traveller

 

Price

 

  • Single traveller

  • 2 or more Travellers

$200

Each

 

$100

Each

Day 1

tripadvisor  “Certificate of excellence 2017”  speaks volumes.

Daily departures on shared basis. It is considered a “crime” to miss this tour. 

As Malacca is a HOTSPOT for tourists, please consider some allowance for traffic jams. 

What To expect  (Drive time 2 hours per way)

0900hrs  After breakfast depart for Historical Malacca city.   

Upon arrival visit :

ST PETER’S CHURCH 1753 – Oldest Catholic church converted to an Anglican church Learn about the history of the Dutch and Portuguese influence and their architecture.

STADTHUYS  1650  -a historical Museum at the Dutch Square that once served as the home of the Dutch Governor.

ST PAUL’S HILL where a chapel was built  by the Portuguese and see the 16th century ruins. It is from here that St Francis Xavier did his missionary work and on his death the body was brought back from China to be kept for onward transfer to Goa in India where his remains still remain. 

A FAMOSA 1512 –  the famous Portuguese built fort –  only the gateway still stands. 

JONKERS’ STREET – a stroll  through the street of antiquities of Malacca’s rich past.  Various items from grammaphones to wall clocks abound.

CHENG HOON TENG TEMPLE  – the oldest Chinese temple which professes 3 doctrines – Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism.

RIVER CRUISE unveils clean embankments with gardens, old churches, mosques, clan houses, temples and pollution free waters.

1300hrs  Baba-Nyonya lunch is served – a  unique blend of Malay and Chinese cuisine. 

After lunch  return transfer to Kuala Lumpur arriving approx.  1700hrs. End of tour .