Melaka Tourism

Visit Melaka - Best of Melaka

Melaka overlooks the famous Straits of Malacca. Melaka/Malacca first started as a little village and their residents made a living fishing the coastal waters. This sleepy city moves at a slow pace and tourists are enchanted and fascinated by the junk winding the waterfront.

The streets are packed with mosques, shops and temples. The shops are well-known for selling genuine and fake antiques. A city with landmarks listed as UNESCO world heritage blends in the South-Indian, Chinese, Indonesian and now the Malaysian culture and exhibits the best of all! A trip to Melaka will give you a short time travel to the World War period!

When you are visiting Singapore, a day trip to Melaka/Malacca is highly recommended. A blend of different cultures has made it a potpourri for travelers to relish on their visit here!

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Facts and Stats for Melaka*

  • Pollution Statistics in Melaka

    Know the pollution level of Melaka before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Melaka: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Melaka for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Melaka.

    • Burglary and Theft 60 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 72.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 85 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 60 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 80 (Very High)
    • Attacks 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 45 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 72.5 (High)
  • Living in Melaka - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 38.59 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 36.21 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 40.17 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.94 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 43.09 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Melaka

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Melaka

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.19 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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