The historical tours in the country of Malaysia would include numerous visits to those places which bear some historical significance. There are plenty of cities and places in Malaysia which provide careful insights into the history of the country. A historical tour in Malaysia would enable you find out all that there is to know about the history of the country. There are numerous buildings and monuments in the country which bear evidence to the colonial past of the country of Malaysia. The Dutch, the Portuguese and the British buildings form an integral part of the country.

The historical tours in Malaysia would not fail to offer you some exciting holiday memories for you to carry back home. The different cities of the country boast of numerous museums which the tourists could visit. A majority of the people in Malaysia follow the religion of Islam. Thus you would be able to find plenty of mosques in the country which bear a historical significance. The colonial past of the country ensures that the country also boasts of a few historical churches and memorials.
The historical tours in Malaysia would surely be an enriching experience for all the tourists.


A Famosa, the former Portuguese fortress, is among the oldest European architecture in Southeast Asia and the Far East to have survived for hundreds of years. “A Famosa” means “The Famous” in Portuguese. Located in Malacca, the Porta de Santiago gate is the only surviving part of the fortress today. This site has an interesting history attached to it.
Location: Jalan Parameswara, Bandar Hilir, 78000 Alor Gajah, Melaka


St. Paul’s church is located on the hilltop of St. Paul’s hill. The church was built by the Portuguese as a place of worship but when the Dutch invaded Malacca, the church was turned into a burial ground. Only ruins of the original architecture are left here. The big and white-stoned structural remains of the church have two pillars in the front that support the building.
Location: 1935, Jln Kota, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka


The Kapitan Keling Mosque is located along Jalan Kapitan Keling, locally known as Harmony Street, where 3 other religious structures are found as well. It was built in the beginning of the 19th century by the Indian-Muslim community in the city– the name of the mosque is derived from the local slang word, “Indian Leader”. The mosque is a significant historical landmark of Penang, and is open to the public during the afternoons.
Location: 14, Jalan Buckingham, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Masjid Jamek Sultan Ibrahim.

Masjid Jamek Sultan Ibrahim, also known as the Masjid Jamek Muar is situated adjacent to the Sultan of Johor’s Palace located by the Muar River, in the town of Muar. Construction work began on 21st Rejab 1343 in the Hijri calendar, corresponding to 15th February, 1925 and took five years to complete. Construction cost and other expenses were borne by the Johor government and from public donations.
This square-shaped mosque with its five ridged-shaped roof (bumbung perabung lima) was designed by Sulaiman bin Haji Alias, a painter in Johor. This beautiful mosque with a combination of traditional western influence was officiated by HRH Tengku Ismail Tengku Mahkota Johor on 28th February, 1930. The original name of this mosque was Maharani Mosque Muar but in 1984 it was changed in conjunction with Muar town’s 100 years anniversary celebration.
Location: Jalan Petri, Taman Sri Tanjung, 84000 Muar, Johor


The Taiping War Cemetery is the final resting place for Allied personnel who were killed during World War II, particularly the Malayan Campaign and the Japanese occupation of Malaya following the British occupation and colonization of Malaya. Servicemen who died after the war or during their posting in northern Malaya prior to the Malayan Emergency are also interred here.
Location: Taiping War Cemetery ,34000 Taiping, Perak, Malaysia


This Hindu temple with Dravidian architecture is located in Kuala Lumpur and is a major tourist attraction. It was founded in 1873 but only recently it got its own building. As you enter, you will pass through the RajaGopuram (gate tower) which is a five-storied building with 228 idols sculpted on it. All of these idols portray various Hindu Gods which gives the tower a colorful outlook.
Location: Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Hang Kasturi Mausoleum is believed to be the burial place of Hang Kasturi, one of the five brothers-in-arms led by Hang Tuah who served in the court of Sultan Mansor Shah of Malacca during the 15th century. Various convoluted tales of palace intrigues, plotting, jealousy and betrayal surround the five companions and eventually these inseparable friends turned on each other. According to the Malay Annals, Hang Kasturi was tasked with killing Hang Tuah who was accused of involvement with one or more of the Sultan's concubines. Hang Tuah however found out about the plot and killed Hang Kasturi instead as well as killing Hang Jebat.
Location: Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia


Melaka Sultanate Palace, located at the foot of St. Paul’s Hill, is a replica of the 15th-century palace of Sultan Mansur Shah. Also known as Muzium Kebudayaan or the Cultural Museum, it is now converted into a museum of Malay Sultanate's heritage and history.
Location: Jln Kota, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka

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