The historic and important city of Malacca or Melaka is attracting tourists from all over the world not for the usual beaches, dive sites, and mountains, but primarily for its historical and cultural treasures. It is Malaysia’s pride and joy, having been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. The city is littered with attractions such as the Melaka Sultanate Palace, Christ Church, and Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum. This is why getting around Malacca is quite a treat for international travelers. There are just so many eye-candies to see and so much culture to take in.
Getting around Malacca on land involves these rides: bus, taxi, car, “beca” or trishaw, bicycle or on foot. The bus is always the cheapest way to get around a city. The city of Malacca is not that big, and so it is easy going around on a bus. There are several short-trip bus lines and the buses are called Town Bus. Most Town Buses use a ticketing machine, so be prepared with coins since the machines don’t return the change. [Read more…]