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3 Days in Melaka - Perfect 72 Hours Guide
Melaka, also known as Malacca, is a historic city of Malaysia and is nestled on the Malay Peninsula Southwest coast. Home to the magnificent churches with the colonial architecture such as Portuguese St. Paul's Church, Christ Church, wonderful museums providing a keen insight into the Malaysian art and culture, and incredible landscapes, Melaka has a lot to offer during your 2 nights and 3 days trip.
What to See in 3 Days in Melaka
Day 1: Explore the Colonial Past
If you want to see how the long history of colonialism has affected this Malaysian district, you have to follow the right side of the river. You can explore the illustrious history of Melaka by joining some great tours. The city was listed as a World Heritage Site in 2008 for its heritage architecture. You can begin your walking tour of the city with an authentic Malaysian breakfast in Selvam Restaurant or Restoran Saravanna.
The first sight to visit can be St. Paul's Church that will give you a glimpse of Portuguese architecture. But if you want to learn more about Melaka's architecture, head to the Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum. If you feel hungry on way, you can treat yourself with the Tarik banana leaf meal in one of the restaurants. Do try some watermelon juice with this.
As your first day of Melaka Itinerary 3 days come to an end, it's time that you should head to the Malacca Straits Mosque to witness the most picturesque sunset ever. Proceed straight towards the Jonker Street from here to enjoy the delicious street food and take a tour of Asian handicrafts. The street comes alive at night as it glitters with light.
Day 2: Take a City Tour of Bike
Try hiring a bike to explore the best attraction of the city of Melaka. You can start the day by visiting the Ditch Graveyard which is a 17th-century construction with 5 Dutch and 33 British graves. Ride towards the Christ Church where you will find colourful trishaws, mouthwatering food, and great music. Turn towards the left side of Tengkera to see the oldest mosque in Malaysia. From here, you can also ride over the riverside path of Kampung Morten while enjoying the picturesque views. Here, stop at Villa Sentosa where an over 65 years old couple will take you to a tour of "living museum". The city also offers some free walking tours, but make sure that you book them in advance to avoid any hustle. Feeling hungry? Then Melaka's satay celup is a must try. Or how about having some fresh steamed clams on your plate? Stay in a cosy room in The Settlement or The Jonker Boutique and experience the luxury Melaka has for you.
Day 3: Witness the Other Side of Melaka
Begin your Day 3 in Melaka with a lovely stroll over the Heeren Street wandering through the Peranakan Shophouses. This will surely make your 72 hours in Melaka memorable. You can buy beautiful jewellery from the Chinese Jewelry Shop. Walk across the Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum and you will find some wonderful restaurants offering the fusion dishes. After satisfying your taste buds, you can move towards the Cheng Ho Cultural Museum, Cheng Hoon Teng Chinese Temple, Kampung Kling Mosque, and Sri Poyatha Venayagar Moorthi Hindu Temple. If the history buff inside you is not satisfied and you want to learn more about Melaka's glorious past, The House of Museums is the great place for you.
You can end your 3 days in Melaka by enjoying a boat ride through the calm waters of the river that will fill your heart with immense delight and satisfaction.
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