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Top tourist attractions in Melaka

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Top tourist attractions in Melaka

HI

I'm vsiting Melaka with my family next week for 2 Nights; what are the top tourist attractions and shopping oppurtunities like local artifacts etc?

Also i shall be staying In Phiela is it a covienent to go to downtown from there?

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1. Re: Top tourist attractions in Melaka

Hi Chikoo007

Philea resort is close to Air Keroh highway toll, so it is about 30mins (without traffic) from town center around Dutch Square (Studhuys) or locally known as 'Red Houses'.

Melaka historic town's top attractions are Jonker Walk in china town and colonial administrative quarter from A Formosa Gate to Studhuys. Within this area, the revolving tower and river cruise are recommended especially during dusk and night.

All the aforementioned places are in the same area within 1km radius. The two shopping malls are also next to the historic area. Therefore, when you come to the town, all sightseeing and shopping can start and end from Studhuys/China town, there is no need for taxi.

Melaka's shopping malls do not have appealing stuff for tourists. The slightly branded items are probably not cheaper than Singapore as well. In term of souvenir, Jonker Walk's shops have a mix of small cute locally made ornaments and imported souvenirs from Asean countries and China.

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2. Re: Top tourist attractions in Melaka

Hi Alex; thanks fr the Info.

Also any specific historic fort/church (i heard one of it is nominated under UNESCO world heritage site) which should not be missed out - cos we have a small baby 2 year and would want to go limited places so wanted to make the best use of time.

Also in terms of shopping i guess Jonker street has good antiques any tip on that?

chikoo

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