Malacca Interstates Bus Terminal
Sentral bus terminal)
We boarded the 10:30 am bus
from KL to Malacca at platform 18 of Pudu
bus station of Kuala Lumpur.
Child Rm 4.7
At 2:00 PM we ended our bus
journeys at Malacca City's Melaka Sentral
bus terminal. This new bus terminal located
in the suburb of Bandar Peringgit 3km (15
minutes) from old Malacca town. This
terminal is Melaka’s transportation hub
connecting interstate buses and taxis
This new terminal is beautiful.
In this photo at left, the indoor is
brightly lighted blue color by abundant of
natural sunlight from the roof top. A great
contrary to the dark dull (and dirty) bus
terminals in other Malaysian towns.
And it is fully air-conditioned !!!!!
This new Malacca Sentral Bus Terminal cost
RM28.4 million completed only in 2004. This
is the First Air-conditioned bus terminal in
Opposite the terminal is the famous
hypermarket Tesco store located in Jalan Tun
This terminal unique design is a spacious
single-storey building with high roof and
skylights, which let in plenty of light and
air as you can see in above photo.
There are 2 separate wings, one is for taxis
services and the other is for buses. Each
wing has a central courtyard, with a
tropical, landscaped garden. You can also
find plenty of cafes, restaurants and fast
food outlets as well as retail outlets for
the convenience of travelers. An Information
Counter is located between the wings.
Melaka Sentral is made up of three main
1) the bus and taxi terminals in the main
2) a wet and dry market, and
3) a bazaar outside the building.
paying a brief visit to the clean
and cool public toilet, We picked a local
Malay taxi driver and get to Heritage Hotel.
We put up at EASTERN
HERITAGE, a guest house operated for almost
20 years, in Jalan Bukit China. A quiet
place, shared bathroom and shared toilet is
In a quiet corner in Little
India. A rundown shop building. Bare
bedrooms with a fan. Shared bathroom . But
fine for the money.
Wooden floors and high rooms. Toilet, shower
and other facilities are basic
As soon as we put down our luggage we
started to explore Malacca. I am not
familiar with Malacca, the last time I came
was a day trip in 1985 following a few
As we walked through the old
streets and back lane of Malacca, old
memories of Kuching Town came afresh to my