Hotel Sentral Melaka

No. 20, Jalan Tun Sri Lanang, 75100 Melaka, Malaysia

Tel:+606-284-0088
Fax:+606-284-8125
Email: hsmeinfo@hsm.my

The older part of the city proper has, in addition to the old palace and the large buildings left by the Europeans, many private houses and shops from nearly a century or more ago, put up by Chinese traders. Many of these have beautiful details such as moulded porcelain tiles and painted plaster reliefs on the front. Unfortunately, they tend to be not well preserved and the city government decided to paint all the buildings in the historical district a bright brick red some years ago, as the constant spitting by passers-by was proving a nuisance, which detracts from their aesthetic value.

Note that on Tuesdays, many museums, shops, restaurant are closed, especially in the Jonker Street area. If you have only one day to spend in Malacca, do not go on Tuesday!

(Read more about tourism in Malacca from here)

Coordinate: 2.203928, 102.253138

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