A historical tour of Malacca
History & heritage tours

A historical tour of Malacca

Language: English
Availability: Monday to Thursday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 12 hours
Do this because
  • Visit a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, Malaca and learn about its history
  • See the attractive and elegant Dutch Square, Port Santiago, and St. Paul's Church
  • Lunch menu to keep you going all day
  • Flexible departure points - let the tour come to you
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
What to expect

Malacca, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008, is a city where history and architecture withstood the test of time. You will start exploring the city from the focal point of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Dutch Square. This attractive and elegant square is surrounded by Dutch-era buildings. Within the Dutch Square, the Stadthuys was the former town hall, and the governor’s residence dates to the 1650s and is believed to be the oldest Dutch building in the East. Next, you will head to Christ Church, built-in 1753 from laterite bricks brought from Zeeland in Holland, this eye-catching cherry-pink church is one of the most photographed and imposing landmarks in Melaka. Christ Church is the oldest functioning Protestant Church in Malaysia.

After some picture-perfect moments, you will then head to the Porta De Santiago (The Famosa Fortress). Porta de Santiago was built as a Portuguese fortress in 1511, then the British took over in 1641 and destroyed it in 1806 to prevent it from falling into Napoleon’s hands. A Famosa, or The Famous in Portuguese, is one of the oldest surviving remnants of European architecture in Asia. Then, you'll head to St Paul’s Church. This is the oldest functioning Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia, built-in 1710 by descendants of early Portuguese settlers. The ruins of St. Paul’s church stand at the summit of St. Paul’s hill near the remains of A Famosa fortress.

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What's included
  • Lunch
  • Guided tour
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick-up and drop-off from designated areas
What's not included
  • Additional food and drinks
Where

Pick-up from Grand Park Orchard, Grand Copthorne Waterfront, and Swiss Stamford.

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to select your pick-up location and time. Please re-confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before departure.

What to remember
  • Tour duration includes traveling time to and from the attraction
  • Please check whether a visa is required for entry into Malaysia and ensure that your passport is valid for 6 months minimum
  • Tour duration depends on traffic conditions and immigration clearance
  • Tour may not operate on days preceding or during and following a public holiday
  • Tour operates with a minimum of 2 adults
  • Guests must bring Singapore Arrival Immigration Card (white card) for the tour
  • Please insert your full-name according to your passport when you make your booking
  • Please re-confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner at least 48 hours before departure with the local operator whose information will be available to you after your booking
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When
  • Monday to Thursday, except public holidays
  • Pick-up at Grand Park Orchard at 7.30am
  • Pick-up at Grand Copthorne Waterfront at 7.45am
  • Pick-up at Swiss Stamford at 8.00am
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Provider
Destination Services Singapore
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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