|PLACES OF INTEREST
Nature and Adventures
| Malacca's Sultanate
This wooden replica of the Melaka Sultanate's Palace is situated at
the foot of St.Paul's Hill. The architectural design of the palace
is based on the description in the Malay Annals or 'Sejarah Melayu'
and is the only one of its kind in Malaysia. The palace now houses
the Melaka Cultural Museum.
| Malacca Fish World
The complex is an Interesting place to take a glimpse at the
underwater world in its natural setting. More than 50 species of
fresh and saltwater fish are on display in a whale-shaped aquarium.
The complex has been landscaped with cascades, caves, open ponds
and various vessels to make it More attractive.
| Malacca Traditional
Situated 5 km southeast of the town of Merlimau, this fine piece of
Melaka's 19th century architecture was built by a Chieftain.
Intricate wood carving forms the unique facade as well as the
interior of the house.
| Malacca Zoo
More than 44 species of animals found in Southeast Asia and Africa
amidst natural setting. Rated the best zoo in this part of the
country, it is an enticing place to discover the animal kingdom at
your own pace.
9.00am - 6.00pm
75450, Ayer Keroh,
Tel : 06-2324053/4
Fax : 06-2325859
| Malaysia Youth Museum
The museum is dedicated to the contribution made by the youth in
the country economic and social well-being of the country. The
noble efforts evident at regional and international levels are
displayed at the museum.
| Maritime Museum
The Museum is constructed after 'Flora De La Mar', the Portuguese
ship that sank off the coast Malacca on its way to Portugal. With
its hull laden with invaluable treasures seized from Malacca, the
ship was doomed from existence had it not for the efforts to revive
its symbolic significance to Malacca's heritage.
At the museum, visitor can get a closer look at Malacca from the
famed Malay Sultanate of the 14th century to the Portuguese era,
the Dutch era and the British era. There are exibits of foreign
ships that had once called at the port of Malacca during the height
of its maritime hegemony.
Admission Fee: adult (rm2) child (rm1)
Opening hours: 9.00am - 6.00pm