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Top things to do in Central Melaka District

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Ranked #1 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
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Ranked #2 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Art and objects illustrating Malaysia’s wide cultural diversity are on display in this historical home. Visiting hours from... more » Owner description: Art and objects illustrating Malaysia’s wide cultural diversity are on display in this historical home. Visiting hours from 10.00am to 4.30pm every day. « less
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Ranked #3 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #4 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Museums
Definitely for tourists only, this tiny museum is actually a Malaysian house showing how a typical Malaysian family lives.
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Kampung Morten (Melaka)
Ranked #5 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
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Ranked #6 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Take a journey into Old Malacca within our walls. Step through the doors and visit a fine example of a late 18th century... more » Owner description: Take a journey into Old Malacca within our walls. Step through the doors and visit a fine example of a late 18th century two-storey building. “No 8” houses a permanent exhibit on the conservation and restoration process of the building, as well as a short history of early shophouse and Dutch hybrid domestic architecture. The house is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10:30am to 4pm. No entrance fee; but donations are welcome. « less
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Jonker Street (Melaka)
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Ranked #7 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural

Yes Jonker street is certainly interesting with many things to buy from food to clothes, face masks and trinkets. Be sure to visit the Karaoke at the end of Jonker Street where... more »

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Ranked #8 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
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Malacca River (Melaka)
Ranked #9 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
The A' Famosa Fort and landmark St.Paul's Church are two of the many attractions in this district.
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Ranked #11 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cultural
This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.
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Ranked #12 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #13 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.
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Ranked #14 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Museums
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Ranked #15 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The Hindu deity Vinoyagar, recognizable by the elephant head, is also known as Ganesg. This temple’s colorful exterior is at... more » Owner description: The Hindu deity Vinoyagar, recognizable by the elephant head, is also known as Ganesg. This temple’s colorful exterior is at odds with its gloomy interior. « less
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Christ Church (Melaka)
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Ranked #16 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #17 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
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Ranked #18 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Cultural
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Stadthuys (Melaka)
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Ranked #19 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Architectural Buildings; History Museums; Landmarks
This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.
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A Famosa Fort (Melaka)
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Ranked #20 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: This 16th century Portuguese fort has been mostly destroyed; in its heyday it occupied a massive area and contained numerous... more » Owner description: This 16th century Portuguese fort has been mostly destroyed; in its heyday it occupied a massive area and contained numerous government buildings, churches and hospitals. « less
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Ranked #21 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #22 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Ships; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: A restored Portuguese ship called Flora de la Mar makes for an impressive museum; Melaka’s colorful seafaring history is... more » Owner description: A restored Portuguese ship called Flora de la Mar makes for an impressive museum; Melaka’s colorful seafaring history is tastefully displayed within. « less
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Ranked #23 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Fountains; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural

Not to be confused with the Ruins of St. Paul's Church located atop St. Paul's Hill,  St. Peter's Church is in the historic city of Melaka, which was designated a UNESCO World... more »

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Ranked #25 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #26 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural
This fascinating hillside burial ground has a storied past; it should, as it dates back to the Ming dynasty.
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Ranked #27 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Mountains; Outdoors
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Ranked #28 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
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Ranked #29 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Museums
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Ranked #30 of 66 attractions in Central Melaka District
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