Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang - Melaka City (Chapter)

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This is the Melaka City chapter from Kuala Lumpur chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang guidebook.

Like a peacock, Melaka City is bright, loud and preens with its wealth of home-grown galleries, crimson colonial buildings and showy trishaws. The city’s kaleidoscope of architecture is well preserved, and vibrant Jonker Walk Night Market provides street food galore.

  • feast on Peranakan curries, Portuguese seafood, Indian banana-leaf spreads and good coffee
  • stroll or cycle around Melaka’s historic Chinatown, discovering galleries, craft workshops and the murals along the Melaka River
  • experience the razzle-dazzle and street food of Jonker Walk Night Market
  • go for a spin around the historic centre in a kitschy trishaw
  • embrace nostalgia at the atmospheric Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum in a gorgeously decorated old home

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Shopping, Activities and Sleeping.

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