12 Instagrammable Places in Malacca

Do you know that there is many hidden instagrammable places in Malacca?

As early as the 16th century, Malacca was colonized by Portugal, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Due to the perfect protection and repair, the historical buildings and antiquities of Malacca have not been completely swallowed up by the torrent of the times. The historical buildings and antiquities in Malacca have added on the feelings of exoticism and history. 

As Malacca becomes more modern nowaday, you can see many new buildings with innovative design, which form a strong contrast with the historical buildings. Therefore, Malacca also becomes a famous city for many tourists to visit and take instagrammable photos!

Here are to introduce 12 Instagrammable Places in Malacca, you are not only sightseeing in Malacca but also can take beautiful instagrammable photos~

1. The Huskitory

Are you falling in love with the cute Huskies? Now you have a chance to have close interaction with them, including feeding, petting and hugging, you can even take photos with the Huskies!

The Huskitory will let a certain number of guests enter the shop according to the set time period, each time period is 1.5 hours. Before you visit, you are advised to make an appointment on The Huskitory’s Facebook. 

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Address: 27, Jalan Taman Asean, Taman Asean, 75250 Melaka
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 8pm (Monday closed)
Contact: facebook.com/huskitory
Ticket price: RM25 per person

2. Melaka Straits Mosque

Melaka Straits Mosque with a pure white appearance which has attracted many people to visit. Different from the typical mosque in Malaysia, this mosque was built on the sea and the design is very elegant. You can take some stunning instagrammable photos here! 

If you are interested in visiting the mosque, you must dress in accordance with the regulations. Girls must wear long sleeves, trousers and headscarves, and boys must also wear long trousers. Before entering the mosque, you must take off your shoes. 

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Address: Jalan Pulau Melaka 8, 75000 Melaka

3. My Kiehl’s Heritage

If you want to take perfect OOTD photos, My Kiehl’s Heritage is one of the best instagrammable place in Malacca! 

Here is a huge artistic mural that is located at the famous Jonker Street. The biggest feature of this mural is the cute flowers and houses drawn with simple geometric shapes and colorful tones. 

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Address: Jalan Tukang Besi, 75200 Melaka

4. Chee Ancestral Mansion

Looking through the history of Malacca, we recognize that Baba-Nyonya plays an important role in Malacca, and has left a lot of glorious deeds. Chee Ancestral Mansion is a mansion belonging to Baba-Nyonya’s family. Its appearance is like a small castle, different from most buildings in Malaysia. The architectural design of this mansion combines Portuguese, Dutch, English and Chinese styles, which makes it very unique. However, this mansion belongs to a private property and is not open to the public, so everyone can only take some pictures outside. 

Surprisingly, only a few people know this place and believe this is an undiscovered treasure!

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Address: Taman Kota Laksamana, 75200 Malacca

5. The Shore Sky Tower Melaka

The Shore Sky Tower Melaka is the tallest building in Malacca. There is an observation deck on the 43rd floor that allows everyone to enjoy the panoramic view of Malacca City! It is definitely the best choice to watch the night view of Malacca City from here. Besides, the management also placed some beautiful decorations on the observation deck that offer visitors to take some dreamy and instagrammable photos while enjoying the panoramic view of Malacca City.

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Address: Lebuh Ayer Keroh, Kampung Bunga Paya Pantai, 75450 Melaka
Opening hours: Everyday 9am to 10.30pm
Website: https://skytower.theshoremelaka.com/index.php
Ticket price: Adult-RM25; Child-RM18

6. The Old Merchant

After visiting the viewpoints of Malacca during the day, you can come to The Old Merchant and take some different style of instagrammable photos and have a drink here! The decoration of The Old Merchant is more retro Chinese design which makes people feel like they are in the night of Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Address: 88, Jalan Kampung Pantai, 75200 Malacca Town
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 6pm to 1am (Monday closed)
Tel.: 011-1128 1623

7. The Coffee JAR

The Coffee JAR is a hidden cafe in Jonker Street. On a hot afternoon, it is so relaxing to have a cup of iced coffee in The Coffee JAR and read the books prepared in the store.

The design of The Coffee JAR is very warm, and the decorations are simple. You can bring out the artistic temperament when taking pictures here!

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Address: 38, Lorong Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday 10:30am – 6pm (Tuesday closed)
Tel: 012-281 5100

8. Heesan Kopi

Heesan Kopi is lit with a bright red sign, it makes tourists able to find it easy when passing Jonker Street. The design of Heesan Kopi is retro and simple in Chinese style.  The walls of the coffee shop are painted with colourful fans and Japanese Koi, and there is also a cute rooster mural painting upstairs.

Heesan Kopi has a strong artistic atmosphere, which is definitely suitable for people to capture instagrammable pictures right here.

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Address: 100, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Operating hours: 9am – 7pm daily

9. Christ Church Melaka

How can you miss the Malacca Stadthuys when you come to Malacca? Malacca Stadthuys has always been the landmark of Malacca, and it is also a timeless instagrammable spot! If you have never been to Malacca Stadthuys before, please don’t say you have been to Malacca!

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Address: Gereja Christ, Jalan Gereja, 75000 Melaka

10. Malacca River

The Malacca River flows through the center of Malacca, it used to be an important commercial base of Malacca. Under the beautification and greening commitment of local government, the sides of the river were very clean with almost no rubbish and also full of green plants. In addition, the old buildings along the river have also been preserved, many of them have been painted with colorful murals. No matter day or night, the photos taken on either side of the river are very amazing!

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11. Nomaps

Similar to the Khiel’s murals on Jonker Street, Nomaps’s exterior walls are colourful, but it doesn’t have any designs or patterns. Even without any design and patterns on the colourful walls, it still can capture a nice and beautiful OOTD!

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Address:11, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75200 Melaka
Website: http://www.thenomaps.com/

12. Freeport A’Famosa Outlet

In addition to shopping at Freeport A’Famosa Outlet, you also can get a lot of amazing instagrammable photos! Especially the windmills in the outlet, it makes people feel like they are in a foreign country.

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Address: Jalan Kemus/ Sempang Ampat,78000 Alor Gajah, Melaka
Operating hours: 10am – 9pm daily
Website: https://freeportafamosa.com/

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