Melaka is one of the most popular tourist destinations within Malaysia. Every evening the famous Jonker Street night market is buzzing with tourists from all over the world. In 2008 UNESCO listed Melaka as World Heritage Site. Besides the many beautiful historical sites Melaka is also well known for its great food. Everywhere that you look you will find places to eat; experts claim the best local dishes in Malaysia originate from Melaka.
It is a wonderful city for nice daytime activities or for a stay of more than one day. There are quite a few hotels and hostels available, but there are also many homeowners who are willing to put their house in Melaka up for rent. The city has many beautiful attractions, all clearly representing the great history of the city. From Kuala Lumpur you can easily access Melaka by bus, taxi or rental car . Residents of the capital often travel to Melaka during weekends to have a good rest and to enjoy the delicious food which the city is famous for.
There are many interesting places that you can visit while you are in Melaka