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Guided Historical Malacca Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur

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Meet and greet our guide at your Kuala Lumpur city centre hotels / apartments and proceed the tour.

Melaka’s history began in 1403 with the arrival of Parameswara, an exiled Hindu Prince from the Kingdom of Sri Vijaya in Sumatra. He assumed the title of Raja Iskandar when he embraced Islam and became the first ruler of this new kingdom which marked the early beginnings of the Sultanate of Melaka.

In time, Melaka gained prominence as a vibrant maritime trading centre and was coveted by several foreign powers.

The Portuguese led by Alfonso’d Albuquerque conquered Melaka in 1511 and colonized it for 130 years. The Dutch then came in 1641 and ruled for 154 years. They were followed by the British in 1824 who ruled until the country gained its independence.

Places of Interest in Malacca:

Porto de Santiago / A’ Famosa – built 1511 – Gateway of Portuguese fortress

St. Paul’s Church – built 1521 – where St. Francis Xavier was once buried

St. Peter’s Church – built in 1710 – the oldest Christian Church still in use in Malaysia

Stadhuys – built 1641 to 1660 – pink coloured Dutch administrative buildings

Christ Church – built 1753 – A well preserved example of Dutch masonry

Cheng Hong Teng – built 1645 – oldest known Chinese temple in the peninsula

Kampung Kling Mosque – one of the oldest mosques in the country

Hindu Vinayagar Temple – built 1781

Jonker Street / Heeran Street – Place where you can buy antiques or gift

Malacca River Mouth

Portuguese Settlement, Sultans Well, Bukit China and Traditional Malay House

End of the tour return to your Kuala Lumpur city centre hotels / apartments
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotels / Apartments
Duration
7h
Return Details
Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotels / Apartments
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned Vehicle
  • English speaking Guide
  • English speaking Driver
  • Hotels / Apartments Pick-up & Drop-off
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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