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Attractions to explore near Cape Rachado Light house

Cape Rachado Light house
Cape Rachado Light house71050, Malacca, Malaysia

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Believed to be the oldest in the country, allegedly dating back to Portuguese rule of Malacca during the 16th century.

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Tanjung Tuan
Tanjung Tuan0.35 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

Tanjung Tuan or Cape Rachado is an area in Alor Gajah District, Malacca, Malaysia. It is an exclave of Malacca adjacent to Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan. The cape is well known for the Cape Rachado Lighthouse facing the Strait of Malacca. The coastal area off the cape is famous as the site of the naval Battle of Cape Rachado in 1606, between the Dutch VOC and Portuguese fleets.

Port Dickson Beach
Port Dickson Beach4.66 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

This is a beautiful beach which was located in the heart of Negeri Sembilan. Now it is one of the famous places in here and is also famous for so many water activities.

Kota Lukut
Kota Lukut18.23 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Lukut Fort and Museum is a historical site in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. The fort was built by Raja Jumaat in 1847 and later controlled by his son Raja Bot. Located on a hill, it is in ruins and the area has been converted into a historic recreation park above the museum. The museum houses some of the antiquities of the fort, apart from artifacts and pictures related to the history of the past tin extraction done in Lukut area.

Puteri Beach
Puteri Beach36.28 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Puteri Beach is a beach in Tanjung Kling, Central Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Malacca. Various activities are found around the beach, ranging from fishing, camping as well as workplace for fishermen. It also has night market stretching along the road in parallel with the shoreline.

Masjid Negeri Seremban
Masjid Negeri Seremban36.44 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Negeri Sembilan State Mosque is Negeri Sembilan's state mosque. It is located at Jalan Datuk Hamzah near the lake gardens in Seremban, Malaysia. The architectural design was by Arkitek Jurubina Bertiga led by Dato Baharuddin Abu Kassim and the consultant engineer was Ove-Arup dan Rakan-rakan. Its architecture is a combination of Modernist and Minangkabau style. It is one of the popular tourist attraction in this area.

Royal Gallery Tuanku Ja'afar
Royal Gallery Tuanku Ja'afar36.90 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Tuanku Ja'afar Royal Gallery is a gallery in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. The gallery is about the former Negeri Sembilan Yang di-Pertuan Besar Tuanku Ja'afar. The building has a concept of modern colonial architecture. The gallery is housed in a three-story building with an area of 4,087 m2 and divided into 9 exhibition halls. Six exhibitions hall are available for visitor viewing while another three halls are still under construction.

Klebang Beach
Klebang Beach43.37 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

This is one of the beautiful beaches in Malacca, Malaysia. The beach is located in the southern shoreline of Melaka and is facing directly to the Strait of Malacca. It is one of the main attractions in Malaysia.

Malacca Submarine Museum
Malacca Submarine Museum44.17 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Submarine Museum is a museum about a submarine in Klebang, Melaka, Malaysia. The museum features a decommissioned France-made Agosta class 70 submarine, which was used by the Royal Malaysian Navy for submarine training for a short period of time. The submarine is measured 67.5 meters in length, 11.7 in height and 6.5 meters in width. It weighs 1,300 tonnes.

Istana Seri Menanti
Istana Seri Menanti46.89 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Istana Besar, is the primary palace of the Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan. It was built and completed in 1932, and officiated by Tuanku Muhammad ibni Almarhum Tuanku Antah who moved there after it was completed. The Istana Besar complex has extensive facilities to support the residence of the Yang Di-Pertuan Besar. In the main building, there is a grand hall, waiting and audience rooms, residential apartments spread over three floors.

Masjid Tengkera
Masjid Tengkera47.88 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

Tranquerah Mosque is a mosque in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The mosque was built in 1728 and it used to be the state mosque of Malacca before the establishment of Al Azim Mosque in 1990. The mosque consists of Javanese culture components. It features a triple-tiered pyramidal roof and a square base. It is one of the few mosques in Malaysia which has a pagoda in place of a minaret.

Jonker Walk Melaka
Jonker Walk Melaka49.45 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

A heritage walk through the Chinatown street of Malaysia

Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca49.61 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Straits Chinese Jewellery Museum is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. This unique museum stands out with its aquamarine walls and traditional architecture used to be someone's home – a Peranakan family. The museum is housed in a heritage house building that represents the Peranakan culture. The house consists of living room, two open-space courtyards, dining room etc.

Kampung Hulu Mosque, Malacca.
Kampung Hulu Mosque, Malacca.49.67 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

Kampung Hulu Mosque is a mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest mosque in Malacca and among the oldest in the country. The mosque was originally built around the year 1720–1728. It underwent renovation in 1892. The architectural design of the mosque is a cross between local Malakka Malay, Sumatran, and Sini. The minaret, ablution pool and entrance arch were built at the same time as the main building.

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple49.68 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

Chinese temple practicing the Three Doctrinal Systems of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. lIt is the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia. The seven-meter red flag-pole facing the left-wing of the main prayer hall houses the remains of two of the three Kapitans who contributed to the construction of the temple.

Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum49.78 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Baba & Nyonya House Museum, also known as the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. It showcases the local history of ethnic Chinese-Malays called Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan in Melaka.

Kampung Kling Mosque
Kampung Kling Mosque49.78 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

Kampong Kling Mosque is an old mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. The Kampung Kling Mosque is situated at Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.

Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple
Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple49.82 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia and one of the oldest functioning Hindu temples in Maritime Southeast Asia. Located in the state of Malacca, the temple is one of the few existing Chitty temples in Malaysia. The temple is situated on Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Kampung Kling Mosque and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.

Melaka River Park and Cruise
Melaka River Park and Cruise49.94 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

A nice cruise through Melaka River getting an overview of the area. You can see nice restaurants, bars and shops scatter along the river and understand the history and the significances of the buildings.

Maritime Museum Melaka
Maritime Museum Melaka49.95 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The main attraction is a full-sized replica of Flor De La Mar, a treasure-laden 16th-century Portuguese galleon that sank during a storm in 1511 somewhere in the Straits of Malacca. The museum consists of three parts.

Museum of Royal Malaysian Marine. Muzium TLDM
Museum of Royal Malaysian Marine. Muzium TLDM49.99 KMs away from Cape Rachado Light house

The Royal Malaysian Navy Museum is a museum about the Royal Malaysian Navy in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museums exhibit photos of admirals, medals of honor, various ranks in the naval command, evolution of naval uniforms, naval weapons, communication equipment, navigation symbols, training programs, etc.