The historic city of Malaka (Melacca) is the capital of the state of Melaka on the south western..The Stadthuys Information
Built in 1650 as the official residence of the Dutch Governor and his officers, The Stadthuys is a..Zoo Melaka Information
Melaka Zoo is situated at Ayer Keroh, approximately 13 kilometres from downtown Melaka. It is the..Jonker Walk Information
A definite haven for antique collectors and bargain hunters. Authentic artifacts and relics, some..Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex Info
Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex is one of the facilities that are provided by Melaka State..Cheng Ho's Cultural Museum Information
This museum was set up in honour of a Chinese Ming Dynasty admiral called Cheng Ho or Zheng..Portuguese Square Information
This square is also known as 'Mini Lisbon'. Located within the Portuguese Settlement, the square is..St. Paul's Hill (A'Famosa) Information
The Portuguese colonised Melaka from 1511 to 1641. The first thing they did was build a fort..See all locations in Melaka
Rebuilt by the Dutch in the 18th century, St. John's Fort was once a private Portuguese chapel dedicated to St. John the Baptist.
The fort has an interesting feature - cannons face inland as, during that time, attacks on Melaka came mainly from the hinterland instead of from the sea.
Another attraction for many is the view from the top of the hill where St. John's Fort stands, particularly for the fantastic tropical sunsets.
If you visit St. John's Fort early in the morning, you'll get to see ordinary Melakans doing their morning exercises on the sports field next to the fort. One of the best ways to start your day exploring Melaka is to watch clusters of people performing T'ai Chi exercises from your vantage point of an old Portuguese Fort...