Kuala Lumpur Melaka & Penang - Melaka (Chapter)
This is the Melaka chapter from Lonely Planet's Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang guidebook.
Back in the 15th century Melaka was one of the greatest trading ports in Southeast Asia. In the subsequent 600 years its fortunes have waxed and waned but now it's a massive tourist attraction thanks to its 2008 designation as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
- catch glimpses of old-time Melaka while wandering through Chinatown, a heritage district dotted with ornate temples and mosques
- learn about Straits Chinese culture and history at the Baba-Nonya Heritage Museum, set in a beautifully restored residence
- peruse the trinket stands and graze on snacks while enjoying the lively Jonker's Walk Night Market
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Sights, Walking Tour: Melaka’s Heritage Zone, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities and Sleeping.
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