Malacca is very famously known as historical city or in malay it called as ‘Bandar bersejarah’ in Malaysia. There are many historic places that are very popular amongst tourist such as The Stadthyus, A Famosa, Dutch Square and many more. From the observation of the historical places in Malacca, it can be concluded that Malacca was colonized by the Portuguese. One of the historic place is The St Paul church that located at the summit of St. Paul's hill, near to the A Famosa Fortress. This church was built in 1521 by Duarte Coelho in gratitude to the Virgin Mary for saving his life in the South China sea. Furthermore, it is famously known as the place where the body of the pioneering Catholic missionary of Southeast Asia known as Francis Xavier, was laid to rest for a period of eight months after his death at sea before it was finally shipped to Goa.
A’ Famosa is one of famous historical building that must be visit in Malacca. It was completely built in 1511 by Alfonso de Albuquerque. He is the one who led the Portuguese invasion on the Malacca Sultanate. It has beautiful Portuguese architecture that is suitable for visitors to take a selfie as one of memory your stay in Malacca. A’ Famosa is located 84 meters away from St Paul Church and only takes 1 minute walks.
Bringing to life 6 centuries of history, Melaka Alive is a ticketed experience among the existing heritage buildings and museums in Melaka. There is Pirate Adventure if you want to become the Pirate for one day, and if not, you still can enjoy the theater which include special effects and historical shows as well as Malaysian arts and crafts. This Melaka Alive is located 81 meters away from St Paul Church.
This Malacca Sultanate Palace is actually a replica that was built according to the administration of sultan Malacca once upon a time. It also known as cultural museum that give a virtual overview towards visitors on how the Malacca palace was built including the interior decoration and the arrangement of the palace. The most amazing facts is that, this palace was built without using any single of nail, and the structure of the palace is very sturdy due to the utilization of high quality of woods. If you interested to visit this palace, it located 190 meters away from St Paul church, and only takes 2 minutes walking.
Aldy Hotel Stadthyus promise to provide a comfortable and affordable accommodation to travelers that visiting Malacca. This 3-star boutique hotel tucked away in the heart of the historic Melaka, it located very near to the St Paul church with 0.19 km and any others tourist attraction such as Melaka River Private Park, Dutch Square, and Chinatown, Malacca. The special things about Aldy Hotel Stadthyus is that they offer spacious rooms that are suitable for guests with large family.
Quayside Hotel is the first 3-Star boutique hotel built on the bank of the Malacca River and at the heart of Malacca city, within the sight of the historically significant Straits of Malacca. It located 2.7 km away from St Paul church and the journey will take 8 minutes by car. This hotel was designed to capture unforgettable view with 16 of which have a beautiful riverside balcony and 39 spacious comfortable appointed rooms, and 3 family suites of Quayside Hotel are completed with all the modern amenities for our guests’ convenience.
The Explorer Hotel is ECO-friendly concept hotel in Melaka. It provides 143 rooms that are completed with air conditioner, free Wi-Fi and flat screen television. The most important things is that it located near many attraction places, such as Jonker Walk, Dataran Pahlawan and Mahkota Parade Shopping Mall.