5 Great Melaka Sites to Satisfy Your Cultural Thirst

While you stay at a Melaka homestay you may be wondering what cultural attractions there are in Melaka. There are many cultural sites in Melaka that can be enjoyed during a homestay.
Museums are often a great way to learn about the culture of an area and one of the most exciting cultural sites in Melaka is the Baba-Nonya Heritage Museum. This museum shows you how the wealthy Baba-Nonya lived. If you want to know more about the culture of Melaka you should check out this museum.

 

Baba-Nonya Heritage Museum

Baba-Nonya Heritage Museum

 

 

Another great museum you can check out is the Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum. This museum features a wide variety of Chinese jewelry that you can look into. The Chinese had a large impact on Melaka culture and understanding more about their jewelry may help you to get a better understanding of the culture. Give the jewelry museum a visit while you are in Melaka.

 

Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum

Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum

 
The Villa Sentosa is a great cultural site to check out. Villa Sentosa takes visitors through a day in the life of a typical Malaysian household. This is especially helpful if you are not quite sure how Malaysians live. While you are on a homestay you simply have to visit Villa Sentosa. Search for Melaka homestay here.

 

The Villa Sentosa

The Villa Sentosa

 
Another amazing cultural site in Melaka is the No. 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre. This site is particularly interesting if you are interested in the history of Melaka. No. 8 is a museum that shows the history of shop houses in Melaka. The house is open Tuesdays through Saturdays and if you are interested in the history of business in Melaka. If you want to see how shop houses worked in the eighteenth century, then you need to check out the No. 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre.

 

No. 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre

No. 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre

 
If you are interested in the religious aspect of culture in Melaka, then the Cheng Hoong Teng Temple is a great site to visit. This ancient temple has recently been restored in incredible fashion and it is extremely beautiful. In the tradition of Chinese temples this temple is extremely ornate and definitely is not a site to see. If you want to get closer to the religion of Melaka you need to visit the Cheng Hoong Teng Temple.

 

Cheng Hoong Teng Temple

Cheng Hoong Teng Temple

 
There are many other great cultural sites to visit in Melaka. During your homestay take as many opportunities to check out cultural sites as you can. A visit of Melaka can be a great opportunity to get in touch with the culture of Melaka.