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Malacca Heritage Centre

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Address: Jonker St, Malacca, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: 014-6410699
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$348*
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Malacca, a Historical Highlight in Southeast Asia

Malacca is a place of great historical significance. Conquered by the Portuguese in 1511 CE, it was the first European colony in Southeast Asia and for about 450 years without... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Bangkok
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Malacca is a place of great historical significance. Conquered by the Portuguese in 1511 CE, it was the first European colony in Southeast Asia and for about 450 years without interruption under European rule. Since the verymost places in Southeast Asia have little or no history, Malacca has plenty. UNESCO World Heritage since 2008, the old town houses a lot... More 

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Thrissur, India
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This place truly reeks history. If you like visiting such places, it is the place to go to. There is life-size statue of St.Xavier right in front of church which was bombed by the Japs.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Last December I went to Malacca from Kl on a private tour. Only 02 of us went and the driver was very good. We visited a number of places and the place I enjoyed most was the Maritime Museum. It is a place you must visit. If you go to Malacca by bus from KL , one option of going... More 

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Lower Ballinderry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We did this tour with Asian Overland Tours, the previous one we had done was very good and enjoyable. This one was not. The Driver/Guide did not speak much English and was not able to answer our questions about the area. Driving in to Malacca is just like any other town/City shops, houses etc when we arrived at the Heritage... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Very poor remembrances of the ancient times. No preservation done but to much of new shops without blending in with the old scenario. Tourist information was good but please learn to speak English and don't expect tourist to learn our language. Very bad for Tourist. Maybe those who can speak were on holiday!

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Guangzhou, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The history here is very interesting. But be prepared to take awhile to read it all and do not take anyone with you who gets bored easily.

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Bontoc, Philippines
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

If you are interested in history or culture, this is the place for you! Personally, i love this place. As a matter of fact, I wake up early in order to see the details of the heritage center. Walking alone in the center is like owning the whole heritage center. Nothing can get your attention except the whole of the... More 

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Las Piñas, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

we were in singapore and decided to visit malaysia. we boardedon a bus at 5 am and foudn ourselves in Malacca by noontime. we explored the former Portuguese colony and it was a cool site. we had lunch at a local restaurant and found out many people eat by their hands. we asked for spoon and forks though.

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manila
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Took a 2 hour van trip from KL and Malacca and quite enjoyed it. The Heritage Centre is nice and quite quaint. It was clean and rich culturally but felt a bit too manufactured maybe because everything was freshly painted. The church on the top of the hill was beautiful and you could see the strait of malacca from there.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Its history and architecture are worth of your time and money to go there. At least a day trip to discover the beauty of Malacca and enjoying the food there is a must, especially the dishes from nyonya. A cruise along the Strait of Malacca will bring you to a part of Malysia history, tell you a story of how... More 

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