Melaka is a great place for a trip with your family/friends.
Melaka is a small state that holds so much of the nation's rich heritage and history.
The history starts here, on the shores of the Malaccan Straits and the state still holds numerous verifiable landmarks and destinations that are unquestionably not to be passed up on. While most visitors come to Melaka to appreciate the leading of history, Melaka is too a great put to douse up the sun, lazing on the beach. There are so much of attractions that you can go for. It's best to stay here for a week so you can soak up all the memories in the moment.
Jonker Street the centre street of Chinatown is one of the most popular visited site in Melaka especially during the weekends. It is basically a night market. This vibrant place boasts of eye-catchy architecture and brilliant lighting. If you are into the whole antic items, Jonker Street would be one of the best place to shop at as it was once renowned for its antique shops. However over the years it has turned into a clothing and crafts outlets as well as restaurants. They sell all kind of stuff from tasty treats to cheap keepsakes.
This may be random but there is a branch of H&M at the near end of Jonker Street. If you wanna take a break from the heat of Jonker Street, away from the crowd, go to H&M and take a little advantage of the cooling feeling while having the pleasure to shop.
Be sure to visit Klebang Beach where the sky meets the seas, where the sun shines and where white sandy lays. Eventhough it’s located in the city centre, it is usually not crowded even during the weekends. It is best to come during the early evening when it is not scorching hot. Interesting fact is that you would think there would be pine trees everywhere but it is not as numerous as compared to other beaches. It is also advisable to bring owns umbrella to provide shelter from the blazing sun .
In the late evenings would be much cooler with breezes from the sea which is refreshing and one of the best place to spend time to the sun set and sit under the open sky full of stars. There is nothing more beautiful and mesmerizing then the exquisiteness of matureThe view from the beach is superb and is a great place to just laze, unwind and stare out into the horizon and beyond.
In advantages of no trees around as an obstructions, the beach is looking well spread which is most popular with kite enthusiasts. This I where people start coming in with wonderful designed kites. If you don’t have a kite, worry not they do sell kites in the nearby stalls. The sight of the colourful kites flowing with the wind is definitely something you would not want to miss out.
A’famosa is one of the most well-known theme park in Malaysia visited by many. Although bare in mind that it is not one of those places for adrenaline fanatics and roller coaster junkies; instead it is more to a family type of park. There are rides friendly for both kids and adults.
Once you’re sastisfied with the rides, go shopping in the souvenirs shop or grab a bite to eat at the restaurants provided. tThere are two steakhouses (Bamboo Steakhouse and The Ranch), a Chinese restaurant (Huang Hi) and plus a café with local food.
So A’famosa is a great place for your family to bond and escape the hustle and bustle of life.
Almost every attraction place has a river cruise for a good reason. It’s a nice way to explore the city. Town began to build up and began with the Melaka River and has played a huge key role in the history of Melaka. Taking a river cruise is to be described as seeing the state from the back door.
In the recent years Melaka river faced a major facelift. Nevertheless the effort to preserve many of the historic building has been tremendous and well appreciated. No disappointments showed as the newer buildings are painted with colourful murals showing the different features of Melaka’s rich history and culture.
With said, the best time to take a river cruise is around when the sun sets. It gives you 2 perspective of Melaka as when the sun is setting its still bright but on the way back you get to see Melaka when there is no light in the sky but is beautifully lit by the buildings you saw.
The Menara Taming Sari happens to be the lone gyro tower of Malaysia. It’s a good way to see a whole of Melaka in just a view and also the sea. It’s always the best to go during almost sunset times when it just sets the mood of mesmerisation and leave you with unremarkable memories. This 80 height metre building gives you views of Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City and a far with a host of interesting sights such as St.Paul’s Hill, Independence Memorial Building,Samudra Museum and the ship, Flor De La Mar, Dataran Pahlawan, Pulau Selat Mosque, Pulau Besar and the Straits of Melaka.
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