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Melaka Local History

The Melaka Sultanate was founded in the early 15th century and is one of the most historic in Asia its claim to fame being mostly their renowned herbs and spices.

Melaka Attractions

Melaka Shopping

Shopping is a delight here from handicraft stalls to local Melaka art to silver. Be sure to visit the Jalan Kee Ann Night Market which is open every night. Ph +60 6 283 6538 (Melaka Tourist Information Centre).

Melaka Activities

Zoo Melaka - is only 13km away and the second largest in the country and there are 1,200 animals, this zoo is the first in the region to exhibit the rare and endangered Sumatran Rhinoceros

A Famosa Water World - the largest water theme park in Malaysia has something for everyone, from the High Speed Slides to the Arabian Village for Kids adventure play pool.

Melaka Parks & Gardens

In Pahang you will find the famous National Park, Taman Negara, which is home to a variety of flora and fauna. Taman Negara is also one of the oldest rainforests in the world.

Melaka Beaches

The Tanjung Bidara between Melaka and Port Dickson has the most beautiful stretch of coastline perfectly suitable for children and the whole family.

Melaka Restaurants and Bars

Melaka is famous for its chicken rice balls cooked in butter and ginger, noodles and fresh oysters, bean sprouts with salted fish, fried long-shell slugs and soya sauce pork belly. For dessert one of the favourites is mashed yam with sweet potato and gingko nuts

Melaka Restaurants

'Teo Soon Loong' Chan Dan Kedai Makan - serves unbeatable Teochew cuisine and can be found at 55 Jalan hang Kasturi, Ph +60 6 282 2353.

The Galleri Café - situated at 118 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, serves Peranakan delights in a delightful setting Ph +60 6 282 5588.

The Gerai Makanan & Minuman Rossita Hi Saleh - at Gerai No. 5, Fasa 2, Pantai Klebang Ph +60 6 010 627 0543 serves the most divine traditional Malaysian cuisine.

The Sri Warisan Restoran & Katering - at No. 7, Fasa 2, Pantai Klebang Besar is another gastronomic delight well worth visiting.

Melaka Bars & Clubs

The Restoran Hoi San bar - is situated at Jalan Hang Jebat and boasts Italian fare, dancing, happy hour and a great selection of wines and cigars Ph +60 6 282 3497.

The Utan Fun Pub - situated at Jalan Bendahara Renaissance Melaka Hotel is one of the most popular night spots for dancing or playing pool and picking on pizza - Ph +60 6 284 8888

The Iguana Riverfront - at 15 & 17 Jalan Laksamana is a charming little café close to the Dutch square with a live iguana in a glass tank and beautiful river views! A variety of Western and local cuisine is available as well, Ph +60 6 292 1952.

Melaka children's activities

Zoo Melaka - is only 13km away and the second largest in the country and there are 1,200 animals, this zoo is the first in the region to exhibit the rare and endangered Sumatran Rhinoceros

A Famosa Water World - the largest water theme park in Malaysia has something for everyone, from the High Speed Slides to the Arabian Village for Kids adventure play pool.

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