Jonker Street was once renowned for its antique shops. Over the years it has changed to house clothing and crafts outlets as well as cafés and restaurants. On Fridays and Saturdays, Jonker Street transforms into a night market where vendors sell everything from tasty treats to keepsakes.
Originally a fortress that housed the entire Portuguese administration and a hold against foreign invasion, A’Famosa was partially destroyed by the British. Its complete destruction was stopped by Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore.
The oldest-standing Dutch building in the East, The Stadthuys was once the residence of Dutch Governors and officers until it was converted into a museum, showcasing Melakan customs and traditions, and the city’s rich history.
The Melaka River stretches from Dutch Square and goes past Tan Boon Seng Bridge. Hop onto a river cruise and enjoy a leisurely ride, watching the sunset as you sail through colonial buildings, antiquated shophouses, local settlements, and ancient bridges. As well as modern decorations and local art displays within Melaka.
Built by the Dutch when they wrestled control of Melaka from the Portuguese, it is easily recognisable as a brick-red building with a huge cross on top. Inside of the cathedral are pews that are at least 200 years old, and plaques for decorated Dutch soldiers and locals.
Menara Taming Seri
Bask in a spectacular and panoramic view of Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City and sights such as St.Paul’s Hill and Melaka River from 80 metres above ground. The ride up will make your visit to Melaka a memorable one.
It is a nine-story mall that is packed with a great variety of shops to sate your shopping needs, from fashion brands to souvenir shops.