A Historical Tour of Malacca

Malacca, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008 was once a flourishing and thriving port that was Malaysia’s unofficial historical capital. This once flourishing fishing village was a favourite stop for sailors and traders to wait out the monsoons, and attracted merchants from all over the East. Now, Malacca is a famous tourist destination with rich cultural heritage, renaissance-inspired architecture, antique shops, night markets, and home of the well-known Nyonya Cuisine.

We start with exploring Dutch Square which is the focal point of Malacca then head to Christ Church, the oldest functioning Protestant Church in Malaysia.

At Porta De Santiago, we discover one of the oldest surviving remants of European architecture in Asia.

Nearby, visit St Paul's Church which is the oldest Catholic Church in Malaysia.

After lunch, wonder into Jonker Street - shops selling antiques, handicrafts and Malaysian snacks.

per adult from

$288

NZD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Restoran Seroni
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Red Square (Dutch Square), Melaka Malaysia

    Let’s start exploring at the focal point of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Dutch Square. This attractive and elegant square is surrounded by Dutch-era buildings. Within the Dutch Square, the Stadthuys was the former town hall and governor’s residence dates to the 1650s and is believed to be the oldest Dutch building in the East.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Christ Church, Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000 Malaysia

    Next, we will head to Christ Church, built in 1753 from laterite bricks brought from Zeeland in Holland, this eye-catching cherry-pink church is one of the most photographed and imposing landmarks in Melaka. Christ Church is the oldest functioning Protestant Church in Malaysia.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: A Famosa Fort, Jalan Parameswara Bandar Hilir, 2 Min Walk from St Paul's Church, Melaka 78000 Malaysia

    After some picture - perfect moments, we will then head to the Porta De Santiago (The Famosa Fortress). Porta de Santiago was built as a Portuguese fortress in 1511; the British took over in 1641 and destroyed it in 1806 to prevent it falling into Napoleon’s hands. A Famosa, or “The Famous” in Portuguese, is one of the oldest surviving remnants of European architecture in Asia.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul), Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000 Malaysia

    We will head to St Paul’s Church. This is the oldest functioning Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia, built in 1710 by descendants of early Portuguese settlers. The ruins of St. Paul’s church stand at the summit of St. Paul’s hill near the remains of A Famosa fortress.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Restoran Seroni, Jalan Melaka Raya 25, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia

    Lunch will be a sumptuous meal at the Cafe at Casa Del Rios Hotel

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jonker Street, Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka Malaysia

    After lunch, we walked along Jonker Street that starts near Stadthuys. This street is filled with historical houses along its left and right sides dating back to the 17th century. There are still shops selling antiques, textiles, foods, handicrafts and souvenirs.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from Grand Park Orchard at 7.30amPick up from Grand Copthorne Waterfront at 7.45amPick up from Swissôtel The Stamford at 8.00am
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • IMPORTANT INFORMATION Passengers must remember to bring their departure embarkation card and passport when joining this tour. • Please check whether a visa is required for entry into Malaysia and ensure that your passport is valid for 6 months minimum. • Tour duration depends on traffic conditions and immigration clearance. • Tour may not operate on days preceding, during and following a public holiday. • Tour operates with a minimum of 02 adults. • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund • Pax must bring Singapore Arrival Immigration Card (white card) for the tour. We offer hotel pickup in 03 Singapore hotels. • 7:30 am - Grand Park Orchard Road • 7:45 am - Grand Copthorne Waterfront • 8:00 am - Swissotel The Stamford
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Tour East - Singapore

Activity ID: V-3695P121

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