Offering a harmonious blend of traditional sites and modern architecture, Malacca is Malaysia’s unofficial historical capital and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Remnants of Portuguese, Dutch and British rule can be found throughout the city, making a popular place to revisit the country’s colourful past. Malacca's rich Peranakan culture has resulted in a variety of delicacies that is a fusion between Chinese and Malay ingredients and recipes, referred to as 'Nyonya' food.
Also a shopper’s paradise, Malacca is one of the best places to go for avid collectors of beautiful artwork and rare antiques, fashion enthusiasts looking for unique hand sewn clothing, and those who are shopping for handmade trinkets that make quaint gifts for loved ones back home. Our handy Top 10 Everything Malacca lists out the best attractions, restaurants, shops, and after-dark gems in this historical state.