Notes by traveldiary007 on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 under Malacca
Malacca is the third smallest estate in Malaysia. It was one of UNESCO’s world heritage lists. It was conquered by the Portuguese in 1511 that is why you can see a lot of Catholic Churches there.
From Singapore to Malacca, you can book a bus online at www.busonlineticket.com. If possible, call the bus liner where are they going to pass, Tuas or Johor Bahru. Tuas to Malacca will take to almost 7 hours ride but if they will pass through Johor, it will only take to almost 4 hours.
In Malacca, you can go to Jonker Walk. Jonker walk is most lively at night. They will closed the road to make it become a night market. You can buy a lot of cheap items here, from accessories to imitations to food. There are also bar and restaurants around.
Jonker Walk at night:
Girl friends were having fun at Jonker Walk:
This is the famous Malacca:
Trishaw in Malacca:
Walk further and you can see this things:
The Heeren Street. You can find antique shops here.
St. Paul’s Church is a historic church building in Malacca, that was originally built in 1521. It is located at the summit of St. Paul’s Hill and is today part of the Malacca Museum Complex comprising the A Famosa ruins, the Stadthuys and other historical buildings. (Source: wikipedia).
From this place, you can go anywhere. All the famous spots are just beyond the corner. A one day tour in Malacca is enough. Fixed-no-meter-rate of taxi is MYR15.00, so if they will ask you for MRY20.00, bargain it to MYR15.00. You are very lucky if you can find a taxi that will use their meter.