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Top things to do in Central Melaka District

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Ranked #1 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Museums
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Ranked #2 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums
Owner description: The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO Site. The house is a combination of three terrace lots... more » Owner description: The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO Site. The house is a combination of three terrace lots that were acquired by the Chan family in 1861. Four generations lived in the house before it was opened as a museum in March 1985. Visiting hours from 10.00am to 4.30pm every day. « less
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Ranked #3 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 74 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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Ranked #6 of 74 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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Kampung Morten (Melaka)
Ranked #7 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Jonker Street (Melaka)
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Ranked #9 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

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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Malacca River (Melaka)
Ranked #10 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #11 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
The A' Famosa Fort and landmark St.Paul's Church are two of the many attractions in this district.
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Ranked #12 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.
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Ranked #13 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.
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Ranked #14 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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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Ranked #15 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
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Ranked #16 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
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Christ Church (Melaka)
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Ranked #17 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Museums
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Stadthuys (Melaka)
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Ranked #21 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Architectural Buildings; History Museums
This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.
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Ranked #22 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Fountains; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Ships; Specialty 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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A Famosa Fort (Melaka)
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Ranked #25 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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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Hueman Studio (Melaka)
Ranked #26 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #27 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks

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 #28 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 74 attractions in Central Melaka District
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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