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Bandar Hilir is city full with tourist attractions in Melaka, Malaysia. It is most well known as a historical tourist attraction city for it has A Famosa, Stadthuys building, Malacca Sultanate Palaca and a lot more. Bandar Hilir is among the cities with the most historical impact, thus being recognized as World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on July 7, 2008. This area is located within the Central Melaka district next to Banda Kaba and Melaka Raya.
Driving from Kuala Lumpur via PLUS highway, take an exit toll at Bandar Hilir and follow the signboards to reach Bandar Hilir city. The journey will be less than two hours.
From Kuala Lumpur, go to Integrated Bus Terminal (TBS) and get a bus straight to Bandar Hilir. The journey will take about less than two hours.
Situated on Jalan Laksamana, Melaka River Cruise is where the tourists get to ride a slow boat and cruise along the Melaka River that cut across the beautiful historical Melaka town. The boat will take the tourists to explore historic buildings, old warehouses, interesting mangrove stands, churches, and villages. Tours will take about 45 minutes and normally a minimum of eight passengers is required to depart. The pickup point is at Muara Jetty and Taman Rempah Jetty. The rate for Malaysia citizen is RM10 for adults and RM5 for children under 12 years old. Whereas, for non-citizen is RM15 for adults and RM7 for kids. It operates daily from 9 am till 11.30 pm. Some tourists prefer to go there on the day so they can see the details of the creative murals drawn on the walls. While, some prefer to go at night as night is cooler and more romantic to enjoy the beautiful night lights that stand alongside the river. The best is to go during sunset so that they can enjoy both day and night view.
Located at the heart of Bandar Hilir city, a very well known and most visited place in Malacca would be A Famosa. It was a Portugese fortress built on a St Paul hill in 1511. It is among the oldest surviving european architectural remains in Southeast Asia. Therefore, it is not a surprise to see many foreign tourists visiting this place. The beautiful europe style architectural will definitely make the tourists to snap pictures here. Located at a hill allows the visitors to see both sides of the A Famosa; the blue sea and the busy and colorful city. Other than sight seeing, the visitors would also take a chance to tour the nearby area by trishaw.
Located on Jalan Merdeka, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka, this 4 stars hotel provides a very convenient stay at the heart of this beautiful historical city. It accommodates four different categories of suites; junior, deluxe, hatten and hatten premiere. The guests will surely enjoy the staying in this luxurious hotel. It is not only famous for its accommodations provided. It also one of favourite hotels to held grand ceremonies such as wedding receptions, company dinners, seminars and conferences. The main attraction in this hotel would of course be the open air splash bar by the infinite pool where the guests can enjoy the panoramic sunset and the scenic view of the city. The room rate starts from as low as RM 228 at Traveloka.com.
Located at No.1 Jalan Merdeka Quayside Heritage Centre Bandar Hilir, Malacca City, this is the first 3 stars boutique hotel built near the Malacca River. Located strategically at the heart of Malacca city, it is famous among the local and foreign tourists who plan to tour the historical city. This hotel provides a total of 39 rooms which come with four different categories. They are; Superior City View, Premium Balcony and River View, Suite River View and Family Suite River View. The guests will have to choose which is their preference based on the size and the view. The rate of the room starts from RM155 per night.