Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Melaka is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Melaka a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Melaka.
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25 Jalan Tokong, Melaka/Malacca, Malaysia
When the Chinese migrated to the Malay Peninsula, they brought along their culture and heritage. Cheng Hoon Teng's architecture reflects the skills of migrant builders and craftsmen from China's southern provinces, mainly Fujian and Guandong.
The building conforms strictly to the principles of feng shui, incorporating the fundamental belief that ev...
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Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka/Malacca, Malaysia
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
A heritage house belonging to the Chan Family is one of the finest art displays in Melaka/Malacca. Displaying the Melaka/Malaccan culture, the house in which he exhibit runs is also a delight to art lovers.
Constructed a century ago, this house is a reflection of the chinses-Malay community. Spanned over three terrace lots this house was the abode ...
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Gereja Christ, 48, Jalan Gereja, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia
Built by the Dutch when they took charge of Malacca from the Portuguese, this is one of most defining structures of Malacca. Brick-red construction with a huge white cross at the top makes it easily recognizable. It was constructed in 1753 to celebrate a century of Dutch occupation. The interior of the cathedral displays 200 year old handmade pews,...
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75200 Malacca, Malaysia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The original structure of this mosque credits its construction to Indian Muslim Traders and dates back to 1748. Originally a wooden structure, the mosque was rebuilt in brick in 1872 and is one of the very few traditional mosques in Malacca that have retained their original structure.
There is Sumatran, Chinese, Hindu and Malacca Malay architectura...
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Jalan Kampung Hulu, 75200, Melacca, Malaysia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is the oldest functioning mosque in Malaysia and was commissioned by the Dutch in 1728. Predominantly built in Javanese architecture, the unique roof instead of the standard dome in the construction makes the mosque stand apart from the rest in the city.
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Jalan Kota, Melaka/Malacca, Malaysia
A Famosa is a Portuguese fortress located in Melaka, Malaysia. It is among the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Southeast Asia. The Porta de Santiago, a small gate house, is the only remaining part of the fortress still standing.
In the 16th century A’Famosa housed the entire Portuguese administration, including its hospital...